First Nations

The MUA has a long history of strong activism in support of the rights of First Nations peoples. 


To contact the Committee:

Thomas Mayor

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Coordinator

0437 650 221

Published: 23 Mar 2020

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During this current COVID-19 health crisis we have brought together the following information for members.
What is Coronavirus
Workplace Health and Safety Obligations
The Maritime Union of Australia has made the following demands on governments and employers during this global health crisis.

Published: 28 Jul 2020

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MUA members are invited to register your interest in this online course 
Please register your interest in this course by clicking here:

Published: 23 Jul 2020

MUA National Indigenous Officer Thomas Mayor speaks from the heart about the Black Lives Matter movement and why its important to us. 

Published: 21 Jul 2020

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Published: 13 Jun 2020


Published: 12 Jun 2020

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Photo: MUA Indigenous Officer Thomas Mayor at the #BlackLivesMatter rally in Darwin
The Maritime Union of Australia affirms it solidarity and support for the Black Lives Matter movement and stands with First nations Australians and the many demonstrators here in Australia and internationally protesting racist policing and systemic injustice in our societies. 

Published: 26 Sep 2019

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Join us on Tuesday 22nd October at 6pm to launch Thomas Mayor's new book "Finding the Heart of the Nation".


RSVP is essential and you must RSVP on this link 


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: 31 Jul 2019

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Published: 21 Mar 2019

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