Peter surveys the destruction from the top of a mountain looking down into the Glenburn Valley population 179 in the Yarra Ranges northeast of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Trevor Moore, 43, IR, was killed tragically on board the Karratha Spirit on Christmas Eve.
In Brisbane wharfies at the Patrick terminal offered to give the shirts off their backs if the company would give the money they saved on workplace issue clothing to the Victorian bushfire appeal.
The newly-created fund represents the union of two of the countrys longest-running super funds. Behind the merger is a tale of two parallel struggles from adversity to eventual triumph.
The union brokered a deal, but the company reneged bringing the vessel back onto the coast as the Stadacona flying the Bahamas flag with a Ukrainian crew.
The joint union action was the first initiated by the fledgling Australian Federation of Transport Unions comprising the Maritime Union, the Transport Workers Union and the Rail Tram and Bus Union
The Maritime Union has joined the ACTU campaign for 14 weeks paid maternity leave emailing video petitions to MPs while ensuring all agreements include paid leave for both men and women.
Transport Minister Anthony Albanese announced the board members of the Shipping Policy Advisory Group on February 16.
2) Meeting with CEO and Deputy CEO of NOPSA
3) RET Crane Competencies Working Group
4) NOPSA Accommodation Working Group
The Hon Anthony Albanese, Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government and Bill Kelty, Government advisor, company director and former Secretary of the ACTU, wi
Authorised by P Crumlin, Maritime Union of Australia, Sydney