A shortfall of Australian Defence Force personnel that has resulted in an upgraded warship being left in dry dock since 2017 could be addressed by utilising civilian merchant seafarers to fill a range of roles, according to the Maritime Union of Australia.
Navy personnel shortage responsible for upgraded warship remaining in dry dock could be resolved with Australian merchant seafarers06 Jun, 2019 ▮
Members of the Maritime Union of Australia Newcastle Branch at their May monthly meeting unanimously endorsed a resolution declaring their support for Jodi McKay to be the next NSW Labor Leader.
The Maritime Union of Australia Division (MUA) of the Construction Forestry Maritime Mining and Energy Union (CFMMEU) is seeking an experienced legal practitioner to provide legal and strategic industrial advice and representation to the Officials and Members of the MUA.
The Maritime Union of Australia wishes to record our sympathies and condolences to Bob Hawke’s family on their loss. He was a loyal respected and consistently determined friend and comrade of Australian Seafarers, Waterside Workers and Port and harbour workers.