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.Read more
The Maritime Union of Australia has set up a dedicated fund for members and supporters to donate to those whose lives have been devastated by a category five cyclone that swept through the Pacific Islands last week.Read more
Just in time for winter, seven wharfies from DP World, Botany have voluntarily gone bald, but it was all for a good cause.
Joining them in their fundraising efforts, which saw them bag more than $7000 for the Leukemia Foundation, was Belinda Koleski who dyed her long dark locks a variety of colours as part of the World’s Greatest Shave.Read more
Maritime Union of Australia Newcastle Branch members have pulled together and raised $10,000 for the Starlight Foundation just in time for Christmas.
Unionists and workers from four different maritime industries – the tug boats, the lines crew, the coal terminals and Newcastle Stevedores – contributed to the donation according to Newcastle Branch Secretary Glenn Williams.Read more
Janet Harris made a pledge to shave her hair if she raised $3000 for breast cancer charityRead more
Wharfies today presented a cheque for $5000 to Ian Thorpe's Fountain for Youth Program, to fund literacy programs for indigenous children in disadvantaged communities in northern Australia.Read more
Laingy's Lion Hearts (Patricks) take out the shield at Souths Sydney Junior Leagues Club boxing tournament fund raiser for kids with cancerRead more