Victoria Branch News

Remembering Anthony 'Hollywood' Attard

Yesterday marked one year since Toll delegate Anthony Attard was killed on the wharf at Melbourne and to commemorate the occasion members held a ceremony at his workplace. 

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British Loyalty Campaign

Please contact the Vic branch of the MUA or any of the state officials for more details – we need our members to get behind this action and support Australian Seafarers.  

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Victorians Protest Dumping of British Loyalty Crew

As part of putting the pressure on BP for dumping its Australian crew off the vessel, the British Loyalty, an ongoing picket has been set up at its Melbourne headquarters.

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Victorian Women's Committee

On March 26 2015, the same day the Federal Court Judge made a favourable ruling against the 457 visa workers, the Victorian women's committee had their second official meeting.

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Tens of Thousands Rally as Economy Takes Another Hit Under Abbott

As tens of thousands of workers around the nation took to the streets yesterday to stand up for their rights at work, new national accounts figures proved that the Government must urgently change its direction.

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Members Activate in Melbourne for Fuel Security

The latest in a series of fuel security rallies took place on Melbourne’s Southbank, outside of fuel major – Exxon/Mobil’s- office.

Members handed out thousands of tanker campaign leaflets and had many conversations with the public. Hundreds of signatures were also collected for a petition.

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MUA Calls for Australian Resources Company to Drop Law Suit

Trade union officials are calling on all unionists, environmentalists and anyone with a social conscience to support the people of El Salvador in their sovereign right to dictate land use in their Central American country.

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No Action on Offshore Safety Concerns Two Years on from Stena Clyde Deaths

Today marks two years since the deaths of two workers on the Stena Clyde oil rig in the Bass Strait off the coast of Victoria and still no action has been taken over long-standing safety concerns.

Unions are calling on the Federal Government to launch a review into the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environment Management Authority (NOPSEMA), which is responsible for the investigation into the deaths.

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Youth Delegation Reports from Sofia on the Future of Unionism

Victoria Branch seafarer and youth committee member Jimmy James reports from ITF Congress 2014 on World Youth Day.

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AMWU Webb Dock Rally

The Maritime Union of Australia Victoria branch stands in solidarity with the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union, the Australian Workers Union and the Construction, Forestry Mining and Energy Union in their bid to secure local steel on the East West Link.

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