Employee Assistance Provider Hunterlink National has won even more national and international recognition for its mental health assistance for workers in Australia and the Asia Pacific Region.Read more
MUA National Secretary Paddy Crumlin opened Day Two of the MUA’s Quadrennial National Conference explaining that attacks on jobs are also attacks on communities, attacks that lead to a whole range of individual and social dysfunction. Powerful unions don’t just win better wages, Crumlin explained, they win proper employee assistance and counselling programs and simple things like the ability to phone home in crisis.Read more
In spruiking Labor’s mental health policy Member for Charlton Pat Conroy gave an organisation close to the MUA’s heart – Hunterlink Recovery Services – a special mention.Read more
Expansion is on the horizon for mental health service provider Hunterlink, which celebrated its fifth birthday in the form of an industry dinner in Newcastle on Friday.
Celebrations were chalked up as a success after guests went home regenerated after a string of inspirational speeches that reflected on the work that Hunterlink has achieved in the past five years.Read more
Yesterday, founder of Hunterlink Recovery Services Paul Karras was recognised on the world stage in the form of an International Seafarers Welfare and Assistance Network award at a ceremony in London.
Paul, who died after a brief illness in April, was bestowed with the prestigious award for his tireless commitment to the welfare of maritime workers.
The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) is pushing for a Australian senate inquiry into flag of convenience (FOC) shipping following a damning exposé on Australia’s Four Corners television programme into three deaths at sea on board the MV Sage Sagittarius.Read more
Hunterlink’s dedication to the welfare of international seafarers was on display in front of some of the world’s biggest transport leaders in Western Australia last week.
Delegates gathered in Perth for the bi-annual Fair Practices Committee, a conference of union leaders that determines the forward direction of the International Transport Workers’ Federation.Read more
The domestic and international maritime community is in mourning today following the death of the manager and founder of Hunterlink Recovery Services, Paul Karras.
Paul, 63, passed away on Friday afternoon after recently being diagnosed with liver disease.Read more
MUA National Office Staff smashed it at the weekend’s City To Surf raising more than $3000 for Hunterlink Recovery Services.Read more
For the first time in Australia, workers nationwide will have access to a 24-hour helpline providing assistance with substance abuse, suicide prevention, counselling and early intervention support.Read more