Two divers have died off the Queensland coast, this year, highlighting the importance of tighter regulation of the industry, said Mick Doleman, MUA.
It is now time for Australia to plan our ports for an economic upturn.
Maritime Union hails an end to wages exploitation of guest workers in our coastal waters.
Union warns members of lifeboat dangers after fatality in Middle East, while another crew member dies doing dockworkers crane work in China
MUA Front Puffin crew make headlines
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4 crew feared dead off China, 29 off Qatar as IMO warns safety has become a casualty of the Recesssion
"The Union said it would co-operate fully with any police investigation."
MUA members and officials joined around 300 unionists, workers and members of the Australian Iranian community outside the Iranian Embassy in Canberra, protesting against the repression of workers'
MUA National Secretary Paddy Crumlin was special guest speaker at the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Convention, in Seattle from 8-12 June 2009.
Authorised by P Crumlin, Maritime Union of Australia, Sydney