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First Aboriginal Skipper At Sydney Ferries
— November 24, 2019
Ryan Champley is the first Aboriginal skipper/engineer at Sydney Ferries in its almost 150-year history.
School Strike For Climate #schoolstrike4climate
— September 25, 2019
Thousands of school students across Australia joined the climate protests on September 20, 2019, as part of the Global Climate Strike. #globalclimatestrike #schoolstrike4climate
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.
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.
Australian Waterfront Dispute 1998
Maritime Union of Australia (MUA)
— August 12, 2015
This is what happened to 1400 waterside workers, members of the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA), on 7 April 1998.
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.
International Women's Day 2015
— March 31, 2015
A video for International Women's Day 2015 by the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA).
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 - 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.
Bust The Budget Rally Sydney
— July 17, 2014
Bust The Budget rallies attracted 25,000 protesters in Melbourne, 10,000 in Sydney and 1000's in the rest of the capitals with diverse community representation.
Maritime Union Protest @ Toll Group
— July 02, 2014
Toll Group Management did not not know what hit them when 150 emotional MUA members occupied their offices at Homebush, Sydney. Led by Assistant National Secretary Warren Smith, slogans such as - "No more death Toll," "no more deaths on the waterfront,"
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.
Cutting OFF The Oil
— December 17, 2013
It's the little known story of the global campaign against apartheid: how a small band of maritime workers, led by key leaders and activists of the Seaman's Union of Australia, cut off the oil to the racist regime in South Africa.
Vale Brian Manning
— November 11, 2013
On November 3, Brian Manning, one of the Northern Territory’s most respected activists and trade unionists, passed away surrounded by friends and family at the age of 81.
May Day Parade
— July 13, 2013
May Day is celebrated in Australia and globally as a day to recognise international worker solidarity and acknowledge the sacrifices made by working women and men around the globe for better conditions and pay.
Women In Male Dominated Occupations & Industries Conference 2012
— March 31, 2013
The Women In Male Dominated Occupations & Industries Conference (WIMDOI) was held on 7th November at the Australian Services Union offices Adelaide. The Conference was hosted by the ACTU with keynote speakers Ged Kearney, President ACTU and academic and activist Professor Barbara Pocock from the University of South Australia.
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.
The Warrains - Our MUA
— September 21, 2012
In the past, many songs have been written about the MUA. However, "The Warrains", have produced a song that MUA members can call their own.
MUA Women Speak
— March 28, 2012
Maritime Union Women articulate the issues facing female workers in their workplaces around the country. Issues such as, bullying, sex harassment and intimidation are raised. In addition, female workplace delegates express their views on why its so important to be active and involved in the union.
— March 28, 2012
Deputy National Secretary of the Maritime Union of Australia, Mick Doleman explains the international role of the Maritime Union of Australia in Fiji, Timor-Leste and other countries around the Asia Pacific rim. National Secretary Paddy Crumlin, articulates how the MUA is building trade unionism both locally and abroad with trade union campaigns in South American, Central America, Africa, South Africa and Europe so that these countries can be included in the global economic community.
— March 16, 2012
MUA National Secretary Paddy Crumlin articulates the reforms which the union has been advocating for the past 15 years and which he said are essential for a maritime dependent nation like Australia. "Shipping Reform" was screened at the Maritime Union of Australia National Conference 2012.
MUA Youth Members Speak
— March 16, 2012
Young Maritime Workers articulate the most important issues facing them and the Australian maritime industry. In addition, the challenges facing MUA delegates organising in the workplace. "MUA Youth Members Speak" was screened at the Maritime Union of Australia National Conference 2012.
— March 16, 2012
"Women" shows the on going commitment of the Maritime Union of Australia in respect of Women's issues such as equality, violence, harassment and bullying in the workplace both locally and internationally. Rights for women are rights for all. "Women" was screened at the Maritime Union of Australia National Conference 2012.
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