Tasmania Branch

MUA Tasmania Branch

The Tasmanian Branch of The Maritime Union of Australia centres on the key transport providers linking the island with the mainland. These are the Spirit of Tasmania ferry service, Searoad and Toll Shipping.

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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: 2 Jul 2023

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MUA Election results now available online

3 July 2023


The Maritime Union of Australia's Quadrennial Elections for the term 2023 - 2027 were recently conducted by a postal ballot of members. 

A summary of the results are available here.

Published: 13 May 2023

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It’s Our Turn – Wharfies united in campaign for wage justice and respect from Qube

13 May 2023

Qube workers from across every MUA branch in Australia met in Fremantle for three days, May 9-11, to plan out the claims and bargaining strategy for the next Qube EBA.

Published: 5 May 2023

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Published: 18 Apr 2023


Published: 23 Mar 2023

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MUA Terminal Conference 2023

Wharfies from around the country converged in Sydney at the MUA ITF Conference Centre for a significant conference of delegates representing every major employer and port.

Published: 26 Jan 2023

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The Maritime Union of Australia has announced its timeline and process for the quadrennial elections to be held this year to elect office bearers for the coming four year period.

Full information about the MUA Quadrennial elections is available here including information about the nomination process and the timeline for the conduct of the ballot.

Published: 23 Dec 2022

Paddy Crumlin

National Secretary, Maritime Union of Australia

President, International Transport Workers Federation


As the MUA's 150th anniversary year comes to a close, have a safe and happy Christmas, a relaxing New Year with friends and family, and let's go into 2023 fighting for a better life for all workers, our families and the communities we live in.


Published: 10 Nov 2022



Authorised by P Crumlin, Maritime Union of Australia, Sydney