Sydney Branch

Sydney Branch MUA

The Sydney Branch has a long history with the earliest organised wharfies banding together here in Australia’s first city as far back as 1872 with the Sydney Wharf Labourers Union on the now iconic Hungry Mile.

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Published: 23 Mar 2020

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During this current COVID-19 health crisis we have brought together the following information for members.
What is Coronavirus
Workplace Health and Safety Obligations
The Maritime Union of Australia has made the following demands on governments and employers during this global health crisis.



Published: 18 Nov 2022

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PADDY CRUMLIN
NATIONAL SECRETARY
MARITIME UNION OF AUSTRALIA

MEDIA RELEASE

SVITZER RANSOM NOTE SHREDDED BY FAIR WORK COMMISSION – LOCKOUT SUSPENDED WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT

 

The Fair Work Commission has suspended the planned lockout of tugboat workers around Australia by Svitzer bosses and ordered a return to negotiation for a new employment agreement for the almost 600 seagoing employees of Australia’s largest tugboat operator.

 



Published: 16 Nov 2022

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PADDY CRUMLIN
NATIONAL SECRETARY

MARITIME UNION OF AUSTRALIA

 

MEDIA RELEASE

 

SVITZER DOCKS TUGBOAT WORKERS PAY FOR LOCKOUT THAT HASN’T BEGUN

 



Published: 16 Nov 2022

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PADDY CRUMLIN
NATIONAL SECRETARY
MARITIME UNION OF AUSTRALIA

 

STATEMENT

SVITZER BOSSES ON STRIKE – REFUSE TO LIFT PORTS LOCKOUT NOTICE AT FAIR WORK COMMISSION

 

Svitzer’s bosses are on strike, not their workers.

 



Published: 14 Nov 2022

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PADDY CRUMLIN

NATIONAL SECRETARY
MARITIME UNION OF AUSTRALIA

 

MEDIA RELEASE

SUPPLY CHAIN SABOTAGE BY SVITZER: HERO TUG CREWS LOCKED-OUT BY MANAGEMENT

 



Published: 10 Nov 2022

 



Published: 7 Nov 2022

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Huge union delegation supports Gomeroi rights against Santos's First Nations and environmental destruction.



Published: 4 Nov 2022

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The MUA Sydney Branch is holding a women members’ forum on

December 7th

9.30am-2.30pm

 

This forum is open to all women members in our industry. (Kids welcome)

 

The forum will involve open discussions regarding:



Published: 28 Oct 2022

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Published: 27 Oct 2022

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Mich-Elle Myers
National Women's Officer, 
Maritime Union of Australia
Vice President, Australian Labor Party

 

MEDIA RELEASE

 

10 DAYS PAID FAMILY AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LEAVE ENSHRINED INTO LAW AFTER DECADE OF UNION CAMPAIGNING

 

28 October 2022

 



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