The Greens are backing the call from the Maritime Union of Australia for a Senate Inquiry into flag of convenience shipping, following ABC Four Corners’ investigation into three deaths on the coal ship MV Sage Sagittarius.Read more
On Thursday April 9 2015 the MUA appeared again at the Senate Inquiry into Fuel Security
Below is a transcript of Assistant National Secretary Ian Bray's opening remarks.Read more
The Senate Inquiry into Australia’s fuel security today heard of oil giant BP’s plans to remove the tanker British Loyalty from the Australian coastal trade to be replaced with cheap foreign shipping.
This is despite a strong business case that the British Loyalty remains viable.Read more
Resource, health and service sector unions are united in calling for a Senate Inquiry into the 457 visa scheme following allegations of widespread rorting.Read more