Published: 19 Sep 2019

The Morrison Government is being urged to take urgent and radical steps to secure the nation’s fuel security following reports it is working on a plan that would not see Australia meet the International Energy Agency’s 90-day fuel stockholding obligation until 2026.

Recent attacks on oil infrastructure in the Middle East, including a drone strike that has knocked out half of Saudi Arabia’s crude oil production, highlight Australia’s exposure to global energy shocks and the need to overhaul shipping, refining, and storage capacity.

Published: 13 Sep 2019

We invite you to join us on World Maritime Day... A time to reflect and remember

Meet on the city side of Pyrmont bridge at 12 noon. 

A ceremony will be held in front of the anchors at the Australian National Maritime Museum followed by a function nearby. 

Call the Branch and speak to Jeanna for more information

Published: 12 Sep 2019

Our nation faces urgent energy challenges. Against a backdrop of increasing climate impacts and scientific evidence the need for a clean and renewable energy transition is clear and irrefutable. All levels of government need to actively facilitate and manage Australia’s accelerated transition from reliance on fossil fuels to low carbon electricity generation.

Published: 12 Sep 2019

The CFMMEU held its first State Conference in South Australia since the MUA amalgamated with the CFMEU and the TCFUA. The rules of the new Super Union required an election for positions at the South Australia Branch State Conference. 

The conference was chaired by Jamie Newlyn as the new President of the CFMMEU SA. The elections were conducted by the Australian Electoral Commission and the results were discussed at the conference. All Divisions reported on a range of matters including;

Published: 12 Sep 2019

Come and meet the MUA’s Thomas Mayor at 7pm on Wednesday, 2 October 2019 when he is in Adelaide promoting his new book 'Finding the Heart of the Nation'. 

He is holding a ‘Meet the Author’ event at Coventry Library, at 63 Mount Barker Road Sterling. Tickets are $8 or $40 for a signed book and entry to the event (RRP for the book is $40).

Published: 12 Sep 2019

If you have been injured at work as soon possible, after any necessary first aid, you should report your injury to your employer. Some workplaces will have an Incident Report Form to be completed but other workplaces may not have a specific form and may simply require you to notify your employer. If your workplace does not have a specific form we recommend always putting something in writing and keeping a copy for your records. If you are physically unable to report the injury a family members, friend or colleague can do it for you.


Published: 12 Sep 2019

On Friday 20 September 2019, three days before the UN Emergency Climate Summit, school students are inviting everyone to join them for their biggest ever global climate strike. In Adelaide the rally will be at 12pm at Tarntanyangga (Victoria Square). 

Published: 12 Sep 2019

The MUA have a long history with supporting the Romero Community ever since their wonderful support to our locked out union members during the Patrick Dispute in 1998.

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.


Authorised by P Crumlin, Maritime Union of Australia, Sydney