The MUA has had a significant victory for tugboat workers in Gladstone after the Fair Work Commission dismissed tugboat operator Smit’s attempt to block bargaining for 12 months.Read more
IDC/ITF International Day of Action
NSS Loses Contracts
Politics in the Pub
Visit to Port of Townsville Ltd
You are invited to listen to a radio interview I did in Mackay to day outlying the horrors of what has happened to our members in Hay Pt.
We need all members to support this battle.
Bob CarnegieRead more
As a result of 20 tugboat workers being sacked protestors rallied yesterday outside of Dawson MP George Christensen’s office to highlight his ineffectiveness as a local member.Read more
The electorate of Herbert has been neglected in the past three years as a result of Ewen Jones’s lack of action on anything meaningful, as a result protestors hit up his electorate office in Townsville yesterday.Read more
The MUA’s EBA campaign for job security and improved wages and conditions at Qube continues. The campaign has been a success so far and our continued “chuck it in the bin” campaign has been an example of the unity of Qube workers who continue to tell this giant corporation that they want their fair share. The company didn’t want a Part A National process they wanted individual ports alone and out in the cold, open to Qube’s voracious appetite for profit, usually at our expense.
From Queensland safety regulations to international solidarity a vast array of speakers proved for a successful conference and educational experience for delegates at the inaugural State Branch Conference.Read more
"The Enemy within"
Celebrate Labor Day!!! Screen Queensland and Cinema Ventures Present: The Australian Premiere of "The Enemy Within"
7pm October 5th Labor Day - Free Finger Food - Cash Bar from 6.30pm
BEMAC Cinema 102 Main St Kangaroo Point Cinema Ventures
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The Queensland Branch of the Maritime Union of Australia has voted to pay for a Syrian refugee family’s transport to Australia, then their accommodation and re-settlement costs for the next 12 months.Read more
By PAUL SYVRET
As you turn the corner into Peregrine Drive at Port of Brisbane, the background noise of giant straddle cranes and heavy transports gives way, almost incongruously, to a more human hum.Read more