NEWSREADER: We take you live now to the Maritime Union of Australia, the National Secretary Paddy Crumlin holding a news conference to respond to the Government's announcement today.Read more
Maritime workers demand government action on real security loopholes and stop witch hunt of transport workers.Read more
Unions are committed to work with government and are prepared to make sacrifices to ensure counter terrorism and boarder protection, but security is too important to be hijacked buy other departments for their own purposes.
The “Inquiry into the adequacy of aviation and maritime security measures to combat serious and organised crime” has now received 16 public submissions and members can access these through the parliamentary website
The Maritime Union has only just received the report from the Office of Transport Security on port security and will be examining the 75-page document and making a considered and detailed response.Read more
All Australian waterside workers and MUA members have been cleared by the Australian Federal Police and the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) with the Maritime Union and Ports Australia yesterday dismissing political allegations by the Federal Opposition of bikie gang or criminal infiltration of the wharvesRead more