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Published: 13 Aug 2019

The Federal Court has today made interlocutory orders in respect of a matter involving the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining, and Energy Union (the MUA) and DP World Melbourne Limited (DP World).  

Pursuant to this order, the MUA, whether by its officers, employees, delegates, agents or howsoever otherwise, is restrained from organising, encouraging, procuring, or inducing any person employed by DP World to perform crane or straddle operations at the West Swanson Terminal (Relevant Employees), to:



Published: 9 Aug 2019

  • Work Type:Full-time
  • Location: Melbourne (some travel over short periods required)

The Maritime Union of Australia Division (MUA) of the Construction Forestry Maritime Mining and Energy Union (CFMMEU) is seeking an experienced legal practitioner to provide legal and strategic industrial advice and representation to the Officials and Members of the MUA.



Published: 9 Aug 2019

National Legal Director

Permanent Full-time

Location: Sydney CBD

The Maritime Union of Australia Division (MUA Division) of the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union is seeking an experienced legal practitioner to manage the provision of legal and strategic industrial advice and representation to the Officials of the Union.



Published: 9 Aug 2019

I’ve been a member of the MUA since I was seventeen years old, and it is with the MUA that I learnt of the value of solidarity and unity.



Published: 5 Aug 2019

Morrison Government negotiations to access America's fuel reserve an inadequate stop-gap that does little to protect Australia’s fuel security



Published: 1 Aug 2019

The Federal Court has today made an interim order in respect of a matter involving the MUA and DP World Melbourne Limited.

Pursuant to the order, the MUA is required to communicate to members who are employed by DP World Melbourne Limited to perform crane or straddle operations at the West Swanson Terminal, that industrial action is to cease and not occur, and is not authorised by the MUA.

For the purposes of the order and this communication, industrial action is defined as:



Published: 31 Jul 2019

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Published: 25 Jul 2019

Global dock workers unions are sending solidarity messages and letters to DP World in support of Australian Wharfies

ITF Affiliates around the world are sending letters to DP World management. As they come in they will be posted here

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Published: 24 Jul 2019

Outsourced maintenance work has been blamed after wire ropes on a crane used to load and unload shipping containers at DP World’s Port Botany terminal catastrophically slipped, with the maritime union saying is was lucky no one was injured in the major safety incident.



Published: 19 Jul 2019

Dubai-owned DP World Australia has today announced plans to slash more than 10 per cent of its workforce, with 100 more jobs scheduled to be axed at both Melbourne and Sydney container terminals.

The cuts — announced to the media before affected workers or their union had been notified — come in addition to another 47 wharfies due to finish up this week in Melbourne.



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