Over 70 delegates from branches around Australia including delegates from MUNZ, RMTU and EPMU met over three days to formulate MUA policy and plans for the future years actions. The theme for this years conference is "Know the past and own the Future".
Speakers included Assistant National Secretary Warren Smith, who discussed the MUA's commitment to international solidarity, and equipping young delegates with the skills and knowledge to tackle future challenges.
National ITF FOC coordinator Dean Summers discussed the relationship between the ITF and the MUA industrial objectives. He gave a detailed report on how the FOC campaign works in Australia and some of the great advances in campaigning strategies supported by MUA members in every port in the country.
Produced by Jamie McMechan - Maritime Union of Australia - Film Unit.
Maritime Union of Australia (MUA)
Australian Council of Trade Union (ACTU)
International Transport Workers Federation (ITF)
International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)