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The articles excerpted on this site report on the state of the industry as seen by mainstream media, and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the officers of the ILWU Coast Longshore Division.

MUA: Port Privatisation a Proven Mistake

From the Maritime Union of Australia:

Port privatisation will short-change Territorians and result in job losses, according to the Maritime Union of Australia.

MUA Northern Territory Branch Secretary Thomas Mayor urged Adam Giles to reconsider his stance on port privatisation, adding that selling, or leasing profit-making assets was a short-sighted mistake that would cost tax […]

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Australia: Patrick Risks War On Waterfront As 270 Axed At Botany

From the Maritime Union of Australia:

Patrick risks reigniting a bitter industrial dispute on the country’s waterfront after unveiling plans to slash more than half the wharfies employed at its container operations at Sydney’s Port Botany.

The stevedoring business – a division of Australia’s largest listed ports operator, Asciano – will lay off 270 of […]

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