Published: 10 Jun 2021

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In response to the blockade of Port Botany fuel import facilities by climate activist group Extinction Rebellion, the Sydney Branch of the Maritime Union of Australia has come out backing the call for immediate climate action.

“The science is conclusive. Climate change is already wreaking havoc, from catastrophic bushfires to devastating floods. The time to take action is now” said MUA Sydney Branch Secretary Paul Keating.

Published: 26 May 2021

All three NSW Branches of the Maritime Union of Australia announced today that they are prepared to back Gamilaraay Traditional Owners, farmers and the community in opposing Coal Seam Gas extraction in Narrabri with “everything they’ve got”. Despite sustained local and national opposition, multinational behemoth Santos is pushing ahead with a proposal to build up to 850 Coal Seam Gas wells in the rich soils of the Liverpool Plains, the Pilliga Forest and surrounding areas near Narrabri.

Published: 23 Apr 2021

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April 2021 Edition - click here to view the newsletter.

Published: 14 Apr 2021

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Published: 4 Mar 2021

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Dear Comrade,

You may have heard by now that Delegates from the Mining and Energy division voted earlier this week, at their National Convention, to endorse a resolution to leave the CFMMEU.

Delegates have a right to express the concerns they have as a division of the CFMMEU. The MUA is a small division; mining and energy workers concerns are our concerns; however,
the concerns that led to Mining and Energy delegates endorsing a resolution based on misrepresentations from their leadership requires some clarification in a broader context.

Published: 3 Mar 2021

Maritime Union of Australia pledges to fight alongside construction workers and the community to enforce Green Ban at iconic Parramatta site - Maritime Union of Australia
3 Mar 2021 11:57 AM

Secretary of the Sydney Branch of the Maritime Union of Australia Paul Keating has today pledged the Unions’ full support in enforcing the Green Ban instituted by the Construction Division of the CFMMEU in Parramatta.


Authorised by P Crumlin, Maritime Union of Australia, Sydney