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Day of the Seafarer
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. by Jamie McMechan — July 02, 2015 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Bust The Budget Rally Sydney
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. by Jamie McMechan — July 17, 2014 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Videos
by Jamie McMechan — January 11, 2017 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
John Pilger Talks Privatisation
Award winning author, journalist and documentary film-maker John Pilger gives an insightful account of the perils of privatisation threatening Sydney's Ferry ... by Jamie McMechan — August 21, 2012 — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Transport Unions Federation (T.U.F) Protest Rally
Unionist, activists and members of the community rallied together at Central Station in Sydney to voice their opposition to the New South Wales (NSW) ... by Jamie McMechan — July 19, 2012 — Filed under: , , , , , ,
The Official Re-naming Of "The Hungry Mile"
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 ... by Jamie McMechan — August 08, 2012 — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Gotta LOVE Sydney Ferries
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. by Jamie McMechan — August 19, 2012 — Filed under: , , , , , , , ,
White Ribbon Day 2010
Transport Union Federation representatives swear to take a stand on White Ribbon Day. by Jamie McMechan — August 03, 2012 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Suicide Prevention
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 ... by Jamie McMechan — May 06, 2014 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Vodafone Australia Big Little Protest
Vodafone Australia Big Little Protest - Maritime Union of Australia (MUA). by Jamie McMechan — September 01, 2015 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
PWCS Members Take Action
Maritime Union of Australia members are poised to launch protected industrial action against Rio Tinto's subsidiary Port Waratah Coal Services (PWCS) in ... by Jamie McMechan — April 28, 2014 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Vale Bob Crow
Maritime Union of Australia National Secretary Paddy Crumlin has described Bob Crow as a true internationalist who encouraged trade unionists, civil rights ... by Jamie McMechan — March 30, 2014 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
CSL Melbourne Raid
The Turnbull Government’s attack on workers has seen 50 armed police ordered onto the CSL Melbourne in Newcastle to remove five crew members. by Jamie McMechan — February 16, 2016 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Australian Waterfront Dispute 1998
This is what happened to 1400 waterside workers, members of the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA), on 7 April 1998. by Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) — August 12, 2015 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Chevron - We Need To Talk
A public forum concerning "Chevron" was hosted by the Maritime Union of Australia (WA Branch) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation ITF. by Jamie McMechan — October 15, 2014 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Vale Brian Manning
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 ... by Jamie McMechan — November 15, 2013 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Women In Male Dominated Occupations & Industries (WIMDOI) Conference 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. by Jamie McMechan — December 11, 2012 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Hugli Spirit Protest
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 ... by Jamie McMechan — January 28, 2015 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Killed At Work - In Memory of Anthony Attard
When Anthony’s comrade and colleague, Warren Nugent, took the microphone and delivered his heart wrenching account of the tragic day, silence descended upon ... by Anthony Attard — May 06, 2015 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Trade Union Royal Commission - Paddy Crumlin Speaks
The International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) slammed the anti-union intentions of an Australian royal commission into trade unions. by Paddy Crumlin — October 08, 2014 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
OceanaGold Protest
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 ... by Jamie McMechan — October 08, 2014 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Trade Union Royal Commission - Chris Cain Speaks
On Wednesday afternoon Western Australian Branch Secretary, Chris Cain went on the ABC to defend against false claims of impropriety after Monday's Royal ... by Jamie McMechan — October 07, 2014 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Women in Male Dominated Industries
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 ... by Jamie McMechan — March 22, 2016 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Cyclone Pam Appeal - Vanuatu
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 ... by Jamie McMechan — May 05, 2015 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Hutchison Ports Dispute - Brisbane Community Assembly
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 ... by Jamie McMechan — August 20, 2015 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Fuel Security - Caltex Kurnell Refinery Protest
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 ... by Jamie McMechan — October 15, 2015 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Hutchison Ports Dispute - Community Support
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 ... by Jamie McMechan — August 27, 2015 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Will Tracey Speaks on May Day
Maritime Union of Australia - Assistant Branch Secretary Will Tracey speaks at the May Day Rally held in Oakland California USA. by Jamie McMechan — May 07, 2014 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Working Waves - 20 Years On
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 ... by Jamie McMechan — September 22, 2015 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
International Women's Day 2015
A video for International Women's Day 2015 by the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA). by Jamie McMechan — April 03, 2015 — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,