Port Services

Maritime workers work in bulk facilities and in port authorities in maintenance, boat services and towage.

Published: 20 Jul 2021

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The Morrison Government’s vaccine-rollout disaster along with the Berejiklian Governments failure to act swiftly in response to the Delta COVID breakout has led to Sydney’s most vulnerable communities exposed to sickness and poverty.

Published: 12 Nov 2020

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Maritime Union of Australia members working on Svitzer Australia tugs are undertaking limited forms of legally protected industrial action in response to the company’s attempt to strip away workers’ rights and conditions.

Svitzer Australia is owned by highly-profitable multinational shipping conglomerate Maersk, the largest container ship and supply vessel operator in the world.

Published: 21 Aug 2019

WHAT: Over 2,500 signatures on petition against construction of Outer Harbour


WHEN: 9:15am Thursday 22 August 2019


WHERE: Steps of Parliament House, Perth WA 


Community petition against the construction of a massive outer harbour in Cockburn Sound gained steam after Westport’s announcement of Kwinana being the only option for West Australia’s future port needs.

Published: 21 Mar 2019

The maritime workers journal is the publication of the Maritime Union of Australia a division of the Construction Forestry Maritime Mining and Energy Union.

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Published: 3 Oct 2018

You can read the Maritime Workers Journal here


Published: 27 Sep 2017

The latest edition of the Maritime Workers Journal is arriving in letterboxes right now. 

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Published: 18 Nov 2016

Download a copy of the Maritime Workers Journal here

Published: 30 Jun 2015

Click here to read the latest edition of the Maritime Workers' Journal which is available now to view electronically. 

Published: 8 Jan 2015

Click here to read the latest edition of the Maritime Workers' Journal which is available now to view electronically.

Published: 12 Aug 2014

The latest edition of the MWJ covers all of the big issues that the union and the wider-working class is facing in the wake of the election of the Abbott Government, including; attacks on shipping reform, the delivery of the most unfair Budget in recent history and the announcement of the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption. 

To download the MWJ click here


Authorised by P Crumlin, Maritime Union of Australia, Sydney