Southern NSW Branch

The Southern New South Wales Branch covers approximately 500 members from Port Kembla to Eden. Our members work in Towage, Stevedoring, Diving, Port Services, Maintenance and Marine Operations. We also have Seafaring members who work on traditional Bluewater Trading Vessels, Offshore Oil / Gas / Construction and Dredging Industries. The branch is very active within the struggles of the local Communities and Unions. We are an affiliate of the South Coast Labour Council, and a member of the Port Kembla Port Unions Committee.

 

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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: 15 Sep 2022

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Paddy Crumlin
National Secretary
Maritime Union of Australia
 
Statement on maritime employers' comments about Australian port productivity
 
15 September 2022
 


Published: 9 Sep 2022

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Paddy Crumlin
National Secretary
Maritime Union of Australia
 
Statement in Response to Productivity Commission’s Draft Report into Maritime Logistics
 
9 September 2022
 
 
 


Published: 30 Aug 2022

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The 21st Vincent Lingiari Memorial Lecture – 26 August 2022

Thomas Mayor

Walking on our land our way – The momentum towards a constitutional right to be heard

 

Acknowledgements

 

Firstly, I acknowledge and pay my respects to Gurindji people, your Country and Elders, and I thank the Gurindji Board and your community for trusting me to deliver this lecture in honour of a very special man, Vincent Lingiari.

 



Published: 29 Aug 2022

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THOMAS MAYOR

NATIONAL INDIGENOUS OFFICER

MARITIME UNION OF AUSTRALIA

 



Published: 4 Aug 2022

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The MUA has always worked on the basis that Peace is Union Business. Hiroshima Day is one of those major national peace action days.

 

Here are the locations and details for the peace rally near you. 

 

Commemorating Hiroshima and Nagasaki - National Peace Rallies 5 – 6 August

 

Adelaide - South Australia

Friday 5 August

12.30 pm

Beehive Cnr (Rundle Mall & King Williams st)



Published: 4 Aug 2022

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National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day celebrations 

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day is a time for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and communities to celebrate the strength and culture of our children.
 


Published: 3 Aug 2022

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Militant managers at Svitzer Tugs determined to trash towage labour negotiations

MUA / AMOU / AIMPE MEDIA RELEASE

 

04 AUGUST 2022

 

Militant Managers at Svitzer Tugs determined to trash towage labour negotiations

 


Published: 29 Jul 2022

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It’s a Matter of Life and Death

On Sunday 31st July at 1.30pm Wollongong Hospital Main Entrance, Crown Street. The South Coast Labour Council will be gathering in solidarity with our nurses, miners, unions, and local community to pay respects to those killed in the 1902 Mt Kembla mining disaster. We also gather to highlight the crisis that the community is currently facing in our hospitals.

How far have we really come in providing adequate health care to the community?



Published: 29 Jul 2022

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Mich-Elle Myers
National Women's Officer, 
Maritime Union of Australia
Vice President, Australian Labor Party

 

MEDIA RELEASE

 

UNIONS’ CAMPAIGN FOR UNIVERSAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REACHES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

29 JULY 2022

 



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