Sydney Ferries -- Yet another failure of political will
- Privatisation spoils a nice day on Sydney harbour. Boyle, Peter // Green Left Weekly;8/26/2009, Issue 808, p2
The article reports that a rally, organized by the Maritime Union of Australia, was held at Sydney harbour to protest against the planned privatization of Sydney Ferries by the New South Wales Labor Government. It says that the protest was supported by other unions such as the Australian Nurses...
- Sydney Ferries' management privatisation moves forward. // Ausmarine;Jun2011, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p14
The article announces that the management privatization of Sydney Ferries will be conducted by the New South Wales Government with the goal of providing improved and expanded services to the commuters.
- Privatisation plan dominates short term agenda for Sydney Ferries. Mott, David // International Cruise & Ferry Review;Spring/Summer2012, p88
The article highlights the privatisation plan of New South Wales for Sydney Ferries. Topics discussed include the government's selection of a shortlist of three private companies to turn the ferry service, the efforts to expand and restore the operations of Sydney Ferries, and the retention of...
- MUA hikes membership fees to fund court battles. // Ausmarine;Oct2014, Vol. 36 Issue 12, p14
The article reports on the move of the Maritime Union of Australia to apply a two dollars per week levy to its members as of October 2014 in order to contribute to court against the Australian government and employers.
- EDITORIAL. Baird, Neil // Ausmarine;May2007, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p5
The author reflects on problems brought about by Sydney Ferries. He comments that government-controlled ferry businesses are detrimental to the economy. He identifies ferry businesses in other cities and countries, including the Staten Island ferries in New York, and the Italian and French...
- Division doesn't add up. Martin, Brett // Bulletin with Newsweek;04/28/98, Vol. 117 Issue 6120, p24
Reports that the key element in the push to reform the waterfront in Melbourne, Victoria is the Maritime Union of Australia's unwillingness or inability to reach the world's best practice container movement level of 25 an hour. Financial savings from increasing container movements seen as...
- D-day in dockland. Blair, Tim; Clausen, Lisa; Horsburgh, Susan // Time International (South Pacific Edition);4/20/1998, Issue 16, p34
Reports on action taken by employers and the government of Australia that resulted in dismissal of members of the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA). Monopoly on waterfront labor maintained by the MUA; Public support of the government action; Public views of the constant strikes and obstructive...
- Non-union ferry: bad news for workers and passengers. Donohoe, Pat // Green Left Weekly;2/18/2009, Issue 783, p5
The article reports on the daily protest of Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) at Circular Quay in Sydney, New South Wales since February 10, 2009 due to the refusal of Bass and Flinders, a private operator of a fast ferry service to and from Manly, to negotiate with them.
- Maritime workers show solidarity with Gaza. Murphy, Emma // Green Left Weekly;2/4/2009, Issue 781, p5
The article reports on the resolution of the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) with regards to their support for the Palestine and the hostility of Israel.