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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gotta LOVE Sydney Ferries
— August 27, 2009
A coalition of unions, activists and community groups has launched a new campaign to keep Sydney's famous green and gold ferries safe in public hands.
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.
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 - 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.
International Women's Day 2015
— March 31, 2015
A video for International Women's Day 2015 by the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA).
John Pilger Talks Privatisation
— April 04, 2009
Award winning author, journalist and documentary film-maker John Pilger gives an insightful account of the perils of privatisation threatening Sydney's Ferry Service
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.
— 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.
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.
— 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.
The Official Re-naming Of "The Hungry Mile"
— August 03, 2009
The Hungry Mile, the name harbourside workers gave to the docklands area of Darling Harbour East, in Sydney, during the Great Depression, has been formally re-named to ensure its link to history lasts forever. The name became an official part of Sydney in a joint ceremony with Premier Nathan Rees, Lord Mayor Clover Moore, Lands Minister Tony Kelly and The Maritime Union of Australia Secretary Paddy Crumlin.
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.
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.
Transport Unions Federation (T.U.F) Protest Rally
— June 29, 2009
Unionist, activists and members of the community rallied together at Central Station in Sydney to voice their opposition to the New South Wales (NSW) Government's relentless push to reduce public services throughout the New South Wales transport network. Speakers from the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA), Rail Tram and Bus Union (RTB) and Transport Workers Union (TWU) were proud to announce their ongoing commitment to raise the standards of public services in the transport sector. The Maritime Union Association, Rail Tram Bus Union and Transport Worker's Union have come together to form the alliance T.U.F (Transport Unions Federation) to combat the State Governments plans of slashing public services.
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.
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.
— August 15, 2013
Vodafone Australia Big Little Protest
— August 29, 2015
Vodafone Australia Big Little Protest - Maritime Union of Australia (MUA).
White Ribbon Day 2010
— November 26, 2010
Transport Union Federation representatives swear to take a stand on White Ribbon Day.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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