Huge union delegation supports Gomeroi rights against Santos’s First Nations and environmental destruction
The union movement has mobilised in solidarity with the Gomeroi people’s struggle against the climate-wrecking Pilliga/Narrabri coal seam gas mining operation on Gomeroi lands in...
THE BLACK ARMADA Dear Comrade, I was very interested to read the recent article* about the MUA twilight commemoration event at Darling Harbour to remember...
Svitzer’s bosses are on strike, not their workers
At a meeting facilitated by Fair Work Commission Vice President Hatcher, Svitzer Towage bosses refused to voluntarily withdraw the lockout threat which looms over 17...
The latest Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report into mesothelioma was released today. Mesothelioma is an aggressive form of cancer in the mesothelium –...
The Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) says the release of the new National Cultural Policy, Revive, is a major show of faith in the...
Thomas Mayo speaks on the Voice
Maritime workers around Australia are hearing from the Union’s National Indigenous Officer, Thomas Mayo, at meetings around the country, about the union’s long-term support for...
Maritime Union win on renewables
Australian maritime workers continue to benefit from the fast pace of investment and expansion of offshore renewable energy projects around our coastline. The Maritime Union...
Australian Strategic Shipping Fleet Taskforce progress
The Australian Shipping, Strategic Fleet Taskforce – established by the Albanese Federal government to advise on the implementation of its pre-election promise to revitalise Australian...
MUA goes hard for renewable energy
The Commonwealth government is holding a consultation on declaring an “Offshore Renewable Energy Area” off the coast of Newcastle, running from Port Stephens south to...
“End war crimes in Palestine”
The Palestinian Justice Movement Sydney has led an action in Port Botany in protest at the Israeli-owned ZIM shipping line which frequents Australia’s largest container...
Illawarra renewable energy zone to deliver long-term work
Maritime workers living and working in the Illawarra are excited by the opportunities and long-term industry development that will come from the declaration by the...
“Port Kembla, not Fort Kembla”
Last month the Maritime Union of Australia’s (MUA) Southern NSW Branch Secretary Mick Cross welcomed news that Port Kembla will become a large-scale venue for...
MUA rallies for respect for workers
Australian maritime workers converged in Melbourne to rally at the Australia Wind Energy conference at South Wharf, to draw attention to the actions of global...
Maritime Union of Australia launches Voice to Parliament film
The documentary film COME WALK WITH US premiered on 7th June, introduced by executive producer Thomas Mayo. Mayo is a former wharfie, an author, a...