The newly built Dalfram Monument in Port Kembla was the backdrop for the ceremony to mark the 80th anniversary of one of the worst human atrocities of modern times, the massacre at Nanjing on the 13th December 1938.Read more
The sacked seafarers of the MV Portland were today joined by supporters from a range of backgrounds, most notably members of the Australian Worker's Union and the Australian Manufacturing Worker's Union from the Port Kemble steelworks to celebrate Iron Boat Day at the newly erected Jobs Embassy outside of Parliament House.
A crowd a couple of hundred strong made the trek out to the Kurnell refinery to tell Caltex that its treatment of the Alexander Spirit crew and the wider working public was unacceptable.
In addition to Maritime Union of Australia members, the group was made up of supporters from the Rail, Tram and Bus Union, the Transport Workers’ Union, the Australian Maritime Officers Union, the Fire Brigade Employee’s Union, the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union and the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union.
A crowd a couple of hundred strong made the trek out to the Kurnell refinery to tell Caltex that its treatment of the Alexander Spirit crew and the wider working public was unacceptable.Read more