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May Day Sydney 2017
— June 06, 2017
This year's May Day celebration marked 125 years since Australia's first May Day March held in 1891 by striking shearers at Barcaldine in Queensland.
International Women's Day 2017
— March 13, 2017
Thousands of women come together for the annual "International Women’s Day March" in Sydney.
Funds For Palestine - MUA Youth Action
— December 03, 2016
The MUA Sydney Youth Committee hosted the event on Friday September 9, to help raise awareness about the Palestinian struggle for human rights.
Women in Male Dominated Industries
— March 16, 2016
There are many struggles for women in the workplace and when that workplace is male dominated the struggles are more amplified. Biannually Women in Male Dominated Occupations and Industries (WIMDOI) gather to discuss these struggles and form initiatives on how to overcome issues both in the workplace and at home.
CSL Melbourne Raid
— February 16, 2016
The Turnbull Government’s attack on workers has seen 50 armed police ordered onto the CSL Melbourne in Newcastle to remove five crew members.
Fuel Security - Caltex Kurnell Refinery Protest
— October 13, 2015
A crowd a couple of hundred strong made the trek out to the Kurnell refinery to tell Caltex that its treatment of the Alexander Spirit crew and the wider working public was unacceptable.
Working Waves - 20 Years On
— September 20, 2015
This year was the 20th anniversary of the MUA working waves Surfing Contest, Maritime Mining & Power Credit Union (MMPCU) have been a major sponsor since inception in 1995.
Vodafone Australia Big Little Protest
— August 29, 2015
Vodafone Australia Big Little Protest - Maritime Union of Australia (MUA).
Hutchison Ports Dispute - Community Support
— August 26, 2015
Sacking an employee by email or text may be technically legal, but a recent move by Hutchison Ports to sack almost 100 workers in Sydney and Brisbane by text and email stands as a warning for other employers on the many risks of following suit.
Hutchison Ports Dispute - Brisbane Community Assembly
— August 20, 2015
The Maritime Union of Australia and Hutchison Ports Australia will hold high-level meetings following the company’s unpopular decision to sack close to 100 maritime workers by text message and email.
Hutchison Ports Dispute - Let Us Back In And Work
— August 20, 2015
Hutchison Ports Dispute - Let Us Back In And Work. Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) Film Unit.
MUA Rising - Hutchison Protest
— August 10, 2015
Hutchison’s Ports Protest Rally was a tremendous event with workers from all sectors of the industry, community members, politicians, and a host of out fraternal unions taking the fight up to Hutchison's doors at Port Botany.
Day of the Seafarer
— July 02, 2015
Day of the Seafarer - The International Day of the Seafarer is an official day of observance by the United Nations, marked annually on 25 June.
Killed At Work - In Memory of Anthony Attard
— April 30, 2015
When Anthony’s comrade and colleague, Warren Nugent, took the microphone and delivered his heart wrenching account of the tragic day, silence descended upon the conference room.
Cyclone Pam Appeal - Vanuatu
— April 30, 2015
Ni-Vanuatu are an optimistic bunch, even in the wake of Cyclone Pam, one of the biggest natural disasters to have struck the South Pacific archipelago. Despite their resilience though, our neighbours need our help.
International Women's Day 2015
— March 31, 2015
A video for International Women's Day 2015 by the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA).
Hugli Spirit Protest
— January 28, 2015
The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) is angry to see the final voyage of the Hugli Spirit, with 36 Australian crew on board. The crew agreed to sail the vessel on Monday morning, after a tense 24 hour standoff, ahead of scheduled high level meetings between the union and Teekay to discuss Temporary Licence cargo and the possibility of that cargo being carried by the Hugli Spirit or a replacement vessel.
Chevron - We Need To Talk
— October 14, 2014
A public forum concerning "Chevron" was hosted by the Maritime Union of Australia (WA Branch) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation ITF.
Trade Union Royal Commission - Paddy Crumlin Speaks
— October 07, 2014
The International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) slammed the anti-union intentions of an Australian royal commission into trade unions.
Trade Union Royal Commission - Chris Cain Speaks
— October 07, 2014
On Wednesday afternoon Western Australian Branch Secretary, Chris Cain went on the ABC to defend against false claims of impropriety after Monday's Royal Commission hearing.
— October 07, 2014
Trade union officials are calling on all unionists and environmentalists to support the people of El Salvador in their sovereign right to dictate land use in their country.
Gayle McLaughlin: Chevron Oil Refinery
— July 29, 2014
International speakers highlighted concerns about the safety of Chevron operations at a public meeting attended by over 300 people in Perth, Western Australia.
Will Tracey Speaks on May Day
— May 07, 2014
Maritime Union of Australia - Assistant Branch Secretary Will Tracey speaks at the May Day Rally held in Oakland California USA.
— May 06, 2014
On the 20th of June 2014 at 5 pm six of us Pleb’s will be challenging Pro’s and Personalities, Various Fitness Groups and YOU the community for 24 hours continuously on a treadmill with the hope to raise as much money and awareness for suicide prevention. We hope to gather as much support from our local community as well as support from Suicide Prevention Australia we hope to find the way to make suicide prevention everybody’s business.
PWCS Members Take Action
— April 04, 2014
Maritime Union of Australia members are poised to launch protected industrial action against Rio Tinto's subsidiary Port Waratah Coal Services (PWCS) in Newcastle after an impasse in negotiation because of the company's strident anti-union posture.
Vale Bob Crow
— March 30, 2014
Maritime Union of Australia National Secretary Paddy Crumlin has described Bob Crow as a true internationalist who encouraged trade unionists, civil rights advocates and politically progressive people in every field of endeavour.
National Stevedoring Code Of Practice - Sign On NOW
Jamie McMechan MUA
— August 20, 2013
National Stevedoring Code Of Practice NSCOP - Maritime Union Of Australia MUA http://nscop4life.org.au/ SIGN ON NOW
— August 15, 2013
Kevin Bracken MUA Supporting Freedom Flotilla
Freedom Flotilla to West Papua
— July 04, 2013
The Maritime Union of Australia puts it support behind the Freedom Flotilla to West Papua at the Original Nations Passport Ceremony 1st of June at Victorian Trades Hall. www.freedomflotillawestpapua.org
Hands OFF Bob Carnegie
— February 18, 2013
The support for Bob Carnegie has swept Australia, from coast to coast. Now, the International Trade Union Confederation has made it clear that the global trade union movement will back up the community support for Bob Carnegie.
Vale Rex Munn
— November 26, 2012
Rex Munn aged 84 was affectionately known as "The Singing Socialist". Rex was a legend of the Labour Movement in South Australia, the President of the MUA Retired Veterans Committee, a wharfie of 36 years culminating in his election as Vigilance officer of the WWF in Port Adelaide leading to his retirement in 1987.
Women In Male Dominated Occupations & Industries (WIMDOI) Conference 2012)
— November 21, 2012
The Women In Male Dominated Occupations & Industries (WIMDOI) Conference 2012, hosted by the ACTU, was held in Adelaide on Wednesday 7 - Friday 9 November.
National Stevedoring Code Of Practice (NSCOP) - Fight To Survive
— October 25, 2012
The employers cynically and disingenuously attempted to bomb NSCOP with their "industry paper", submitted to SWA, one day after the death of Newcastle wharfie Greg Fitzgibbon on September 23.
Fighting For Better Seas - International Transport Workers Federation (ITF)
— October 22, 2012
The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) is a global union body representing millions of transport workers worldwide.
May Day March 2011
— July 05, 2011
May Day is a celebration of International Workers Solidarity - a time to come together and celebrate our unity. George Gotsis is best remembered as the Godfather of May Day - keeping it alive for the past five decades.
Young Maritime Workers Conference
— December 14, 2010
Over 70 delegates from branches around Australia and delegates from MUNZ, RMTU and EPMU are meeting over the next three days to formulate MUA policy and plans for the future years actions. The theme for this years conference is "Know the past, own the Future".
White Ribbon Day 2010
— November 26, 2010
Transport Union Federation representatives swear to take a stand on White Ribbon Day.
Transport Workers Unite - UPS Protest, Sydney
— September 03, 2010
The Australian Transport Union Federation (ATUF) held a protest outside the UPS depot in Botany to support and ITF international day of action against the company after it intimidated and sacked workers in Turkey.
Shame BHP Shame
— May 17, 2010
Over 200 union members gathered outside the Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group (NCIG) this morning, where MUA National Secretary Paddy Crumlin said unions worked to help set up the billion-dollar facility and the non-union agreement is a slap in the face to Newcastle workers.
Sydney Ferries Protest - Balmain
— October 28, 2009
More than 200 residents, workers and activists rallied today alongside East Balmain Wharf to protest against the State Governments plan to sell off the iconic Sydney Ferry Service. Speakers included the legendary Green Bans campaigner of the 70's Mr Jack Mundey along with Greens MP Lee Rhiannon and Maritime Union Assistant Branch Secretary, Paul Garrett coordinating the event.
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