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- Ports Australia: coastal shipping reforms may cause more harm than good. // Ausmarine;Mar2011, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p14
The article reports on the response of the Australian industry body Ports Australia to the proposal of the Australian government to reform its shipping industry, which the group believes to have a negative effect on coastal cargo in 2011.
- Waterfront peace deal will yield further dividends. Robb, Andrew // Bulletin with Newsweek;07/07/98, Vol. 117 Issue 6130, p33
Presents the author's opinion on politics in Australia for July 7, 1998. Changes agreed to by the Maritime Union of Australia to settle the waterfront dispute; Double standards of homosexual activist groups and comparison with the rise in votes for the One Nation party; Right-wing candidates in...
- COMMENTARY: Feathering a bed for bludging Fred. Ergas, Henry // Australian Journal of Maritime & Ocean Affairs;Dec2011, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p118
The author discusses the condition of shipping industry in Australia. The author states the changes to be made by Transport Minister Anthony Albanese for the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) and these revisions will focus on seafarers and ships under international routes through income tax...
- Coastal confusion following 'Boomerang I' introduction. Spiers, John // Ausmarine;May2006, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p19
The article reports on the move of foreign shipping lines to seek clarification over laws allowing them to lift Australian coastal cargoes after unions accused them of stealing cargoes from a new coastal shipping service. According to the Maritime Union of Australia, its members had launched a...
- Eternal vigilance is the price of survival. Baird, Neil // Ausmarine;Oct2013, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p5
he author discusses the need for Australian commercial mariners to maintain their political guard despite the election of a more sympathetic government under Prime Minister Tony Abbott. He cites the government of Prime Minister Bob Hawke as the best maritime government. He mentions names that...
- 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.
- Shipping GAINS. Page, Paul // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);2/27/2012, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p4
An introduction to the journal is presented wherein the editor discusses the cover story of the issue regarding the question of how vessels owned by transportation carriers can meet their power needs at terminals while limiting their environmental impact on the communities around them.
- Dissimilarity of phytoplankton assemblages in two connected tropical reservoirs: effects of water transportation and environmental filtering. Xiao, Li-Juan; Hu, Ren; Peng, Liang; Lei, La-Mei; Feng, Yu; Han, Bo-Ping // Hydrobiologia;Jan2016, Vol. 764 Issue 1, p127
To evaluate the importance of dispersal by water transportation in structuring phytoplankton community, we compared phytoplankton composition and succession between two connected tropical reservoirs: a large reservoir with a bottom outlet that periodically feeds a small reservoir via a 40 km...
- Counterpoint: Countless Australian Species Are in Danger of Extinction due to Human Impact. Auman, Heidi J. // Australia Points of View: Endangered Species;2016, p3
The article presents an argument against the nature aspects of species extinction. It is the author's opinion that human civilization threatens biodiversity in Australia and that threatened and endangered species require protection. Habitat loss and destruction caused by human impact, Australian...