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Published: 27 Mar 2020

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Australian Government - Department of Health
COVID-19 - Frequently asked questions click here.

 

COVID-19 Industry Checklist click here.



Published: 23 Mar 2020

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Click the link here to read ABF Restrictions on entry to Australia by commercial vessels. 



Published: 23 Mar 2020

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Click on the link here to read the fact sheet from Maritime Super regarding temporary access to superannunation. 



Published: 20 Mar 2020

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Published: 5 Mar 2020

We have put together this document as a statement of our principles of equality and the actions we will take to support those principles.
 
This document was endorsed at the National Conference of members 2020.
 
It is intended that we dovetail the work of the union and women’s committee with these principles. They are designed to guide our work.
 
View the equality charter here.



Published: 21 Feb 2020

The Maritime Union of Australia Division of the CFMMEU (MUA) and The Australian Maritime Officers Union (AMOU) are making waves in the Cairns diving industry after the Fair Work Commission ruled, “on the balance of probabilities employees are regularly working hours in excess of the maximum daily hours under the Diving Industry Award,” in a case against a local dive company.



Published: 10 Feb 2020

Maritime workers have blown the whistle on a series of engine explosions on tug boats at the Port of Gladstone during the past six month, accusing exclusive towage services provider Smit Lamnalco of putting safety at risk by outsourcing maintenance to a business without any marine qualifications.



Published: 9 Feb 2020

The MUA actively participated in the preparation of the ACTU's submission to the Federal Government's Retirement Income Review

 



Published: 6 Feb 2020

What is life like in Venezuela under US sanctions stopping medicines, food, equipment and other essentials?

What can we do to help the people of Venezuela fight to maintain their sovereignty?

Report on the International Anti Imperialist Convention in Caracas.

 

Victorian Trades Hall Council Meeting Room 1

6.30pm Thursday 13 February 2020



Published: 6 Feb 2020

Launch Of Australian-First Service To Address Seafarer Isolation

An Australian-first initiative to provide a WIFI signal and internet access for visiting Seafarers on ships visiting Australian ports called “Seafarer Connect” has been launched in Sydney at a meeting of the International Transport Workers' Federation Offshore Task Force and Cabotage Committees.

An initiative of the not-for-profit Tas Bull Seafarers Foundation (TBSF), a trial of the programme at Port Botany for the past three months has proved to be an outstanding success.



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