Tasmania Branch

The Tasmanian Branch of The Maritime Union of Australia centres on the key transport providers linking the island with the mainland. These are the Spirit of Tasmania ferry service, Searoad and Toll Shipping.

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MUA Tasmania is an affiliate of Unions Tasmania , to find out more click here

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Worker Assist

Worker Assist Tasmania is a free service for injured workers in Tasmania. The service provides information, assistance and advice. If you have any questions about Workers Compensation, Rehabilitation or Return to Work or would like assistance in making a claim under the Asbestos Diseases Compensation Fund, please contact us:

Phone: 1300 0 ASSIST (1300 027 747)


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Branch News


Vale Barry Emery WWF Veteran

The Tasmanian Branch would like to send on their deepest sympathy and condolences to Union Member Robert Emery and the Emery Family on the passing of WWF Veteran Barry Emery. Barry was a proud WWF member and will be sorely missed.

Vale Barry "Mick" Emery 9.9.1930 - 5.8.2018


Vale Comrade Pat Saltmarsh


We are saddened by the news of the passing of WWF and MUA stalwart Pat Saltmarsh.

Pat was a very active member of the Union right up until his death.

The President of the Burnie Branch of the WWF and an active committee members well past his working days.

Pat leaves behind sons Glenn, Robert and Simon. He now joins his wife Elizabeth.


A funeral service will be held on Thursday 21st June at 2pm at Parkside Burnie.


Vale Pat Saltmarsh 3/5/1934 - 15/6/2018


National Council Offshore Report 2017

Comrades the following is from Deputy National Secretary Will Tracey from National Council on the Offshore.


Protecting Our Lifeline - The future of Tasmania's Maritime Industry

Branch Contacts

Jason Campbell

Branch Secretary

0418 139 023


Alisha Bull

Honorary Branch Secretary

0448 377 378



Shop 3, 59 Wright Street, East Devonport, TAS 7310


03 6427 8144