AMOU News

22.09.17

AMOU Monthly Meeting Reminder for September 2017

The AMOU Monthly Meeting for September 2017 will be held as follows: Sydney Monthly Meet...

24.08.17

AMOU Monthly Meeting Reminder

The AMOU Monthly Meeting for August 2017 will be held as follows: Sydney Monthly Meeting ...

24.08.17

Vale Captain John Spiers

I wish to advise the membership with great sadness a long standing member of the Australian Ship...


03.08.17

EFT Payments and Change of Address

The AMOU wanted to remind members when paying via EFT to include your member number or name...

21.07.17

Short Courses in Brisbane and Sydney August to October 2017

Short Courses for Sailors Click here to go to the Australian Offshore Maritime Training Ce...

19.07.17

AMOU Monthly Meeting Reminder July 2017

The AMOU Monthly Meeting for July 2017 will be held as follows:   Sydney Monthly M...


14.07.17

Job Alert 14 July 2017

Please go to the 'Members Section' for the latest job vacancies.

13.07.17

Seacare HSR Survey

All HSR are encouraged to complete the Seacare HSR Survey so that better support for this vita...

12.07.17

Job Alert 12 July 2017

Please go to the 'Members Section' for the latest job vacancies.


06.07.17

Job Alert 6 July 2017

Please go to the 'Members Section' for the latest job vacancies.

05.07.17

Discrimination Alive and Kicking: Port Authority denies workers the right to paid parental leave

Mid West Ports Authority confirms that a group of employees will not be provided access to pai...

05.07.17

EFT Payments and Change of Address

The AMOU would like to remind members when paying via EFT to include your member number or nam...


21.06.17

Short Courses in Brisbane and Sydney July to September 2017

Short Courses for Sailors Click here to go to the Australian Offshore Maritime Training...

16.06.17

Job Alert 16 June 2017

Please go to the 'Members Section' for the latest job vacancies.

07.06.17

EFT Payments and Change of Address

The AMOU wanted to remind members when paying via EFT to include your member number or name as...


31.05.17

Short Courses in Brisbane and Sydney June to August 2017

Short Courses for Sailors Click here to go to the Australian Offshore Maritime Training Cen...

29.05.17

AMOU Monthly Meeting Reminder for May 2017

The AMOU Monthly Meeting for May 2017 will be held as follows: Sydney Monthly...

23.05.17

AMOU Annual General Meeting 27th & 28th June 2017

For more information in regards to the Annual General Meetings please click on the link below....


12.05.17

EFT payments and change of address

The AMOU wanted to remind members when paying via EFT to include your member number or name as...

21.04.17

Job Alert 21 April 2017

Please go to the 'Members Section' for the latest job vacancies.

20.04.17

Short Courses in Brisbane and Sydney May to July 2017

Short Courses for Sailors Click here to go to the Australian Offshore Maritime Training Cen...


13.04.17

AMOU Monthly Meeting Reminder for April 2017

The AMOU Monthly Meeting for April 2017 will be held as follows: Sydney Monthly Meeting ...

10.04.17

Job Alert 10 April 2017

Please go to the 'Members Section' for the latest job vacancies.

07.04.17

Retraction of AMOU Industrial Report for March 2017

Please click here for more information on the retraction of the AMOU Industrial Report for Mar...


05.04.17

EFT Payments and Change of Address

The AMOU wanted to remind members when paying via EFT to include your member number or na...

31.03.17

Job Alert 31 March 2017

Please go the 'Members' section for the latest job vacancy in the Marine Industry.

29.03.17

Job Alert 29 March 2017

Please go the 'Members' section for the latest job vacancy in the Marine Industry.


23.03.17

AMOU Monthly Meeting Reminder for March 2017

Dear Member,   The AMOU Monthly Meeting for March will be held as follows: ...

22.03.17

Job Alert 22 March 2017

Please go the 'Members' section for the latest job vacancy in the Marine Industry.

20.03.17

SHORT COURSES IN BRISBANE & SYDNEY APRIL - JUNE 2017

Short Courses for Sailors Click here to go to the Australian Offshore Maritime Trainin...


09.03.17

EFT Payments and Change of Address

The AMOU wanted to remind members when paying via EFT to include your member number or name as...

08.03.17

Happy International Women's Day

To mark this auspicious occasion, I had the great pleasure to hear Dr Anne Summers at the Vict...

03.03.17

Update: AMOU Monthly Meeting QLD February

Dear Member, The AMOU Monthly Meeting that was to be held on Tuesday the 7th March 2017 i...


24.02.17

Updated: Short Courses in Brisbane and Sydney March to May 2017

Short Courses for Sailors Click here to go to the Australian Offshore Maritime Training Cen...

22.02.17

AMOU Monthly Meeting Reminder for February 2017

Dear Member, The AMOU Monthly Meeting for February will be held as follows: ...

10.02.17

Job Alert 10 February 2017

Please go the 'Members' section for the latest job vacancy in the Marine Industry.


08.02.17

Shell Ship Management Limited International Vessels

Shell Ship Management Limited are inviting applications from Deck Officers seeking internation...

01.02.17

SuperGuide Newsletter January 2017

Please click here to view the SuperGuide Newsletter for January 2017.

30.01.17

ACTU Organising Centre - Upcoming Courses for 2017

http://www.actu.org.au/education-training/online-enrolments


20.01.17

Short Courses in Brisbane and Sydney February 2017 to April 2017

Short Courses for Sailors Click here to go to the Australian Offshore Maritime Training...

20.01.17

Job Alert 20 January 2017

Please go the 'Members' section for the latest job vacancy in the Marine Industry.

20.01.17

AMOU Monthly Meeting Dates for 2017

Monthly Meetings for 2017 Tuesday 31st January 2017 Tuesday 28th February 2017 Tuesda...


20.01.17

AMOU Monthly Meeting Reminder for January 2017

Dear Member, The AMOU Monthly Meeting for January will be held as follows: ...

05.01.17

EFT Payments and Change of Address

The AMOU wanted to remind members when paying via EFT to include your member number or na...

21.12.16

Short Courses in Brisbane and Sydney January to March 2017

Short Courses for Sailors Click here to go to the Australian Offshore Maritime Training...


15.12.16

SuperGuide Newsletter December 2016

Please click here to view the SuperGuide Newsletter for December 2016.

09.12.16

AMOU Monthly Meeting Reminder December 2016

Dear Member,  The AMOU Monthly Meeting for December will be held as follows: ...

07.12.16

EFT Payments and change of address

The AMOU wanted to remind members when paying via EFT to include your member number or na...


30.11.16

Job Alert 30 November 2016

Please go the 'Members' section for the latest job vacancy in the Marine Industry.

30.11.16

Boxing Day Cruise on the MV Bennelong Offer

Please click here to view the details of the Boxing Day cruise from Sydney to Hobart on board ...

29.11.16

Executive Officer Appointment

Dear Member, Your Executive Council has implemented a central recommendation of the Lewin r...


24.11.16

AMOU Monthly Meeting Reminder for November 2016

Dear Member, The AMOU Monthly Meeting for November will be held as follows: QLD Monthly ...

23.11.16

Short Courses in Brisbane and Sydney December 2016 to February 2017

Short Courses for Sailors Click here to go to the Australian Offshore Maritime Training...

23.11.16

SuperGuide Newsletter November 2016

Please click here to view the SuperGuide Newsletter for March 2016.


18.11.16

Notice of application for consent to alter the eligibility rules of the AMOU lodged

On 18 November 2016, the AMOU lodged with the FWC two applications for consent to alter the el...

17.11.16

AMOU Monthly Meeting in Brisbane

Dear Members The AMOU has recently started to hold monthly meetings in Brisbane, this month...

14.11.16

AMOU ELECTION NOTICE - AREA EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

Nominations are called for six Area Executive Officer positions: Eastern Area President &...


03.11.16

EFT Payments and change of address

The AMOU wanted to remind members when paying via EFT to include your member number or na...

02.11.16

Review of the Skilled Occupations List (SOL) for 2017-18

Please click here to view the AMOU Submission to the review of the 2017-18 Skilled Occupa...

28.10.16

SuperGuide Newsletter October 2016

Please click here to view the latest SuperGuide Newsletter for October 2016.


24.10.16

SHORT COURSES IN BRISBANE & SYDNEY NOVEMBER 2016 - JANUARY 2017

Short Courses for Sailors Click here to go to the Australian Offshore Maritime Trainin...

20.10.16

AMOU - October Monthly Meeting Reminder

The AMOU Monthly Meeting for October will be held as follows:   Sydney Monthly...

11.10.16

Vale - Ralph John Francis McDonnell

Former Branch President and Life Member passed away. Ralph John Francis McDonnell pass...


06.10.16

EFT Payment and Change of Address

The AMOU wanted to remind members when paying via EFT to include your member number or na...

05.10.16

Short Courses in Brisbane and Sydney October to December 2016

Short Courses for Sailors Click here to go to the Australian Offshore Maritime Training...

28.09.16

Australian Government Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority Notice

Please click here to view the flyer from Seacare Authority.


21.09.16

AMOU September Monthly Meeting Reminder

The AMOU monthly meeting for September will be held on Tuesday 27th of September at ...

21.09.16

SuperGuide Newsletter September 2016

Please click here to view the SuperGuide Newsletter for September 2016.

16.09.16

Notice of Executive Council Determination to alter Rules of the AMOU

On 15 September 2016 the AMOU Executive Council carried a resolution and determined to alter t...


02.09.16

Job Alert 2 September 2016

Please go to 'Members' section for the latest positions vacant in the Maritime Industry.

02.09.16

EFT Payments and change of address

The AMOU wanted to remind members when paying via EFT to include your member number or na...

31.08.16

Job Alert 31 August 2016

Please go the 'Members' section for the latest job vacancy in the Marine Industry.


26.08.16

Short Courses in Brisbane & Sydney September to November 2016

Short Courses for Sailors Click here to go to the Australian Offshore Maritime Training...

26.08.16

AMOU AUGUST MONTHLY MEETING REMINDER

The AMOU monthly meeting for August will be held on Tuesday 30th of August at 10am in our...

10.08.16

AMOU meet with Shadow Immigration Minister

AMOU Vice President Kerry Bullock and Industrial Officer Jarrod Moran yesterday (9 August) bri...


05.08.16

Update on BP Exploratory Drilling in the Great Australian Bight

Please click here to view a message from Tim Higgs.

04.08.16

BP Exploratory Drilling in the Great Australian Bight

Please click on the below links for a message from Tim Higgs  and more information o...

03.08.16

EFT Payments and Change of Address

The AMOU wanted to remind members when paying via EFT to include your member number or na...


27.07.16

SuperGuide Newsletter July 2016

Please click here to view the SuperGuide Newsletter for July 2016.

22.07.16

Short Courses in Brisbane & Sydney August-October 2016

Short Courses for Sailors Click here to go to the Australian Offshore Maritime Traini...

21.07.16

Maritime Unions Challenge Minister in High Court over Foreign Workers Visa Requirements

The Australian Maritime Officers Union and the Maritime Union of Australia were before the Hig...


20.07.16

AMOU Monthly Meeting Reminder

The AMOU monthly meeting for will be held on Tuesday 26th July 2016 at 10am at&...

07.07.16

EFT Payments and change of address

The AMOU wanted to remind members when paying via EFT to include your member number or na...

29.06.16

Message from Senator Glenn Lazarus to the AMOU regarding the Australian shipping industry

Please click here to view the message from Senator Glenn Lazarus to AMOU.


29.06.16

Message from the LNP Coalition to the AMOU regarding 457 workers in the maritime industry

Please click here to view the LNP response to AMOU.

29.06.16

Message from the ALP to the AMOU regarding 457 workers in the maritime industry

Response to AMOU Campaign Dear [X], Thank you for your email about Ship's Masters and Sh...

29.06.16

Election Message from Tim

Please click here to read the election message from Tim Higgs. Click on the following ...


24.06.16

Telling Our Story Update

Dear Members The Federal Election is rapidly coming to an end.  This is the last weeke...

24.06.16

Short Courses in Brisbane and Sydney July to September 2016

Short Courses for Sailors Click here to go to the Australian Offshore Maritime Training...

24.06.16

Office of Transport Safety Investigations Letter to Masters

Please click here to view the letter to Masters from Office of Transport Safety Investigations.


23.06.16

Offshore Oil and Gas Report

Please click here to view the Offshore Oil and Gas Report by Dan Pearson.

22.06.16

AMOU Members mass mobilisation - International Day of the Seafarer 25 June 2016.

This year, IMO's Day of the Seafarer campaign wants to celebrate seafarers and let the world k...

17.06.16

AMOU Reminder Annual General Meeting

The AMOU Annual General Meeting for June 2016 will be held on: Tuesday 21st ...


16.06.16

SuperGuide Newsletter June 2016

Please click here to view the SuperGuide Newsletter for June 2016.

15.06.16

Commemorative Photo Details for Telling Our Story Campaign Event

The second public event of the Telling Our Story campaign is nearly upon us and so we wou...

10.06.16

AMOU Telling Our Story Update

'Telling Our Story' Campaign Update 10 June 2016 Following the successful launch of the 'T...


08.06.16

AMOU Telling Our Story Campaign Event

Please click here to view the AMOU Telling Our Story Campaign event Friday 17 June 2016&n...

08.06.16

AMOU Annual General Meeting June 2016

Please click here to read the Notice of Annual General Meeting to be held on Tuesday&n...

03.06.16

EFT Payment and change of address

The AMOU wanted to remind members when paying via EFT to include your member number or na...


01.06.16

Update: AMOU Telling Our Story

The Australian Maritime Officers Union yesterday (01/06) launched a national campaign to raise...

01.06.16

Job Alert 1 June 2016

Please go to the 'Members Section' for the latest job vacancies.

30.05.16

AMOU Telling Our Story

The AMOU  has been campaigning hard for the removal of the positions of Ship's Maters and...


27.05.16

AMOU UPDATE: INCIDENT INVOLVING CAPSIZED FISHING VESSEL IN BOWEN

A terrible accident has taken place in Bowen (QLD) involving a fishing vessel that has capsize...

27.05.16

FWC FULL BENCH REJECTS INCO SHIPS APPEAL

FWC FULL BENCH REJECTS INCO SHIPS APPEAL See Related Report in April 2016 AMOU Industrial M...

25.05.16

AMOU Executive Officer Position

EXECUTIVE OFFICER Australian Maritime Officers Union Location: Sydney Website: www.a...


25.05.16

AMOU Reminder Monthly Meeting

The AMOU monthly meeting for will be held on Tuesday 31st May 2016 at 10am at the Sydn...

25.05.16

SuperGuide Newsletter May 2016

Please click here to view the SuperGuide Newsletter for May 2016.

24.05.16

Short Courses in Brisbane & Sydney June - August 2016

Short Courses for Sailors Click here to go to the Australian Offshore Maritime Trainin...


20.05.16

Job Alert 20 May 2016

Please go to the 'Members Section' for the latest job vacancies.

18.05.16

EFT Payments and change of address

The AMOU wanted to remind members when paying via EFT to include your member number or name...


04.05.16

Federal Budget May 2016

Please click here to view the Federal Budget May 2016 Newsletter.  

29.04.16

May Day March 2016

2016 MAY DAY MARCH Don't miss your chance to be part of one of the biggest May Day marches in...

27.04.16

Short Courses in Brisbane & Sydney May-July 2016

Short Courses for Sailors Click here to go to the Australian Offshore Maritime Training Ce...


20.04.16

AMOU Reminder Monthly Meeting

The AMOU monthly meeting for April will be held on Tuesday 26th April 2016 at 10am A...

08.04.16

Annual Merchant Navy Commemoration Service

Members are invited to attend the Annual Rookwood Merchant Navy Commemoration Service which...

06.04.16

EFT Payments and change of address

The AMOU wanted to remind members when paying via EFT to include your member number or name...


31.03.16

Job Alert 31 March 2016

Please go to the 'Members Section' for the latest job vacancies.

31.03.16

Short Courses in Brisbane and Sydney April 2016 to June 2016

Short Courses for Sailors Click here to go to the Australian Offshore Maritime Training Ce...

31.03.16

SuperGuide Newsletter March 2016

23.03.16 Please click here to view the SuperGuide Newsletter for March 2016.


31.03.16

The last Australian Oil Products Tanker to Leave the Coast

21.03.16 The last Australian Oil Products Tanker to Leave the Coast It has been announced tha...

31.03.16

Letter from Matt Jepson

17.03.16 Letter to Members from Matt Jepson Dear Members, It is with a heavy heart that I inf...

31.03.16

AMOU National Executive Visits Canberra

AMOU National Executive visits Canberra AMOU national executive visits Canberra to highlight t...


31.03.16

Monthly Meeting Reminder

17.03.16 The AMOU monthly meeting for March will be held on Tuesday 22nd March 2016 ...

23.03.16

AMOU Visits Canberra

14/03/16 Please click here to view the link.

02.03.16

EFT Payments and change of address (2)

The AMOU wanted to remind members when paying via EFT to include your member number or name...


24.02.16

Short Courses in Brisbane and Sydney March - June 2016

Short Courses for Sailors Click here to go to the Australian Offshore Maritime Training...

19.02.16

AMOU Monthly Meeting Reminder

The AMOU Monthly Meeting for February will be held on Tuesday 23 February 2016 at 10am at t...

03.02.16

Short Courses in Brisbane & Sydney February - April 2016

Short Courses for Sailors Click here to go to the Australian Offshore Maritime Trainin...


01.02.16

Short Courses in Brisbane & Sydney January - March 2016

Short Courses for Sailors Click here to go to the Australian Offshore Maritime Trainin...

28.01.16

Update for Offshore Members

Dear Member, As you may be aware in the Offshore Oil & Gas sector 4 employers are putting a...

21.01.16

SuperGuide Newsletter January 2016

Please click here to view the SuperGuide Newsletter for January 2016.


18.01.16

MV Portland Statement

The AMOU condemns the behaviour of Alcoa engaging security guards to remove Australian seafarers...

14.01.16

January Monthly Meeting

Reminder: January monthly meeting is on Tuesday the 19th of January at 10.00am. Sydney Off...

13.01.16

EFT Payments and change of address

The AMOU wanted to remind members when paying via EFT to include your member number or name...


21.12.15

Monthly Meeting

AMOU Reminder Monthly Meeting The AMOU monthly meeting for December will be held on Tuesday 22...

16.12.15

SuperGuide Newsletter December 2015

Please click here to view the SuperGuide Newsletter for December 2015.

16.12.15

Anker Clankers Reunion 18.03.2016

A few old shipmates catching up for lunch has turned into an annual evening dinner in Melbourn...


11.12.15

Job Alert 11 December 2015

For lastest job opportunities go to the 'Members' section.

26.11.15

Short Courses for Sailors December 2015 to February 2016

Please click here for more information on short courses for sailors in Brisbane and Sydney Decem...

25.11.15

SuperGuide Newsletter November 2015

Please click here to view the SuperGuide Newsletter for November 2015.


12.11.15

Tasmanian Ports Corporation Pty Ltd (TASPORTS) Marine Pilots Agreement 2015-2018

Application for approval of the Tasmanian Ports Corporation Pty Ltd (Tasports) Marine Pilots...

30.10.15

Job Alert 30 October 2015 immediate positions available (1)

Please go to 'Members' section - 'Job Alert 2015' for the latest positions vacant in the Ma...

27.10.15

Christine Russell retires

  After over 17 years of invaluable support, dedication and effort to the AMOU Christin...


23.10.15

AMOU Monthly Meeting Cancelled in VIC Branch

Dear Members The monthly meeting on Tuesday 27th of October, at the Victorian branch of the AMO...

23.10.15

AMOU End of Month Meeting WA

Dear Western Area Member, In recent times it has been recognised by the Branch Executive th...

21.10.15

Job Alert 20 October 2015

Please go to the 'Members Section' for the latest job vacancies.


20.10.15

Job Vacancy October 2015

Please go the 'Members' section for the latest job vacancy in the Marine Industry.

20.10.15

AMOU Monthly Meeting Reminder October 2015

AMOU Monthly Meeting The AMOU Monthly Meeting for October will be held on Tuesday 27th October ...

14.10.15

Job Alert 14 October 2015

Please go to 'Members' section - 'Job Alert 2015' for the latest positions vacant in the Ma...


09.10.15

Offshore Oil and Gas Proposed EA Drafts

Dear Member, Please find attached below Offshore Oil and Gas draft proposed  2015 ent...

02.10.15

Short Courses in Brisbane & Sydney October - November 2015

Short Courses for Sailors Click here to go to the Australian Offshore Maritime Training Ce...

30.09.15

19th Annual Tasmanian Seafarer's Memorial Service

PUBLIC NOTICE 19th Annual Tasmanian Seafarers' Memorial Service & Blessing o...


15.09.15

AMSA Certificate of Medical Fitness examinations

You may be aware that Medibank Health Solutions (MHS) has sold its work health assessment busine...

31.08.15

Super Guide Newsletter August 2015

August 2015 Newsletter Age Pension change...


31.08.15

Short Courses in Brisbane & Sydney September - November 2015

Short Courses for Sailors click here to go to the Australian Offshore Maritime Trainin...

20.08.15

Reminder August 2015 AMOU Monthly meeting

The AMOU monthly meeting for August will be held on Tuesday 25th August 2015 at 10am at&nbs...

18.08.15

AMOU Members Forum in Sydney on Tuesday 25th August 2015

  The Forum will be held at Trades Hall Meeting Room - Training Room 2, Ground Floor, 377...


04.08.15

Short Courses in Brisbane & Sydney August - September 2015

Short Courses for Sailors click here to go to the Australian Offshore Maritime Trainin...

03.08.15

Merchant Navy Day Memorial Service 2015

Date: Thursday 3 September 2015 Time: 11.00am Place: Mosman War Memorial, Myahgah Road Mosman ...

24.07.15

2015 AMOU Elections Update

AMOU Elections 2015 Only the position of Offshore Oil and Gas Delegate have been contested in t...


22.07.15

Super Guide Newsletter July 2015

July 2015 newsletter ...

21.07.15

Australian Shipping Industry Summit

Australian Shipping Industry Summit On 15 July 2015, the Australian Council of Trade Unions (AC...

17.07.15

Officer's Union Welcomes ACTU Action on Shipping Jobs

AUSTRALIAN MARITIME OFFICERS UNION 5th Floor, Labor Council Building, 377 Sussex Street, Sydney...


15.07.15

Shipping Legislation Amendment Bill 2015

On 25 June, 2015 Warren Truss, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Minister for Infrastructur...

13.07.15

Senate Inquiry into Flag of Convenience Shipping

AUSTRALIAN MARITIME OFFICERS UNION 5th Floor, Labor Council Building, 377 Sussex Street, Sydney...

10.07.15

ACCC Sea Swift / Toll News

ACCC opposes Sea Swift Pty Ltd's proposed acquisition of Toll Marine Logistics 9 July 2015 The...


07.07.15

Alexander Spirit Update

As members will  be aware, at short notice late last Thursday, the 36 workers who crew the ...

02.07.15

Short Courses in Brisbane & Sydney July- September 2015

Short Courses for Sailors Click here to go to the Australian Offshore Maritime Trainin...

02.07.15

Notice for Consent Lodged with FWC

  Australian Maritime Officers' Union Notice of application for consent to alter the elig...


02.07.15

Notice of Rule Alterations Lodged with FWC

  Australian Maritime Officers' Union Notice of the particulars of an alteration to the r...

25.06.15

ITF Media Release

ITF welcomes Australian Senate inquiry into FOC shipping and condemns government attacks on cabo...

25.06.15

Position Vacant June 2015

The latest position vacant in the Maritime Industry can be found in the 'Members' section - 'Job...


24.06.15

REMINDER - Annual General Meeting for 2015

Thursday 25 June 2015 Townsville:Townsville Yacht Club, Boardroom 1 Plume St, South Townsville...

11.06.15

Job Alert June 2015

Go Marine Group currently have a number of positions available For more information click ...

29.05.15

Maritime Super Seminars June 2015

Please click here for a poster promoting the upcoming seminars which will be held in variou...


29.05.15

Notice of Executive Council Determination to alter AMOU Rules

On 28 May 2015 the AMOU Executive Council carried a resolution and determined to alter the Rules...

28.05.15

AMOU Annual General Meeting for Executive Council Report 2015

Please click here to read the Notice of AGM for Executive Council Report to be held on Tue...

21.05.15

Maritime Positions available May 2015

Please go to the 'Members' section - 'Job Alert' to find the latest jobs available.


20.05.15

Short Courses in Brisbane & Sydney May - July 2015

Short Courses for Sailors Click here to go to the Australian Offshore Maritime Trainin...

20.05.15

AMOU Reminder Monthly Meeting

20.05.15 AMOU Reminder Monthly Meeting The AMOU monthly meeting for May will be held on Tuesda...

14.05.15

Super Guide Newsletter May 2015

  Federal Budget May 2015 Newsletter NEWS ...


05.05.15

Job vacancies

Please go to 'Members' section - 'Job Alert 2015' for the latest positions vacant in the Ma...

24.04.15

Super Guide Newsletter April 2015

April 2015 SuperGuide Alert   Taxpayer's guide to super tax reform, looting SMSFs, fran...

20.04.15

Coastal Trading Bulletin No.4

Dear stakeholders, Please be advised of the following bulletin released by the Shipping Busines...


13.04.15

Notice of alteration to rules lodged

On 10 April 2015, the AMOU lodged with the FWC a notice setting out the particulars of the alter...

08.04.15

Short courses for Sailors 2015

Short Courses Available  https://www.marinetraining.com.au/

27.03.15

AMOU Successful in Bid to Overturn Minister of Immigration’s Determination in Federal Court Appeal

By Tim Higgs Yesterday the Full Court of the Federal Court determined that the Ministerial Dete...


25.03.15

Senate Education and Employment Committee Report on the Seafarers Act to reduce the coverage of the Seacare Scheme

Please click here for the "Senate Education and Employment Committee Report on the Seafare...

23.03.15

Inquiry into Temporary Work Visa's

Inquiry into temporary work visa's - tell the AMOU your story The Federal Parliament is holding...

17.03.15

Boosting Tasmanian Business

The Hon Warren Truss MP Boosting Tasmanian Business, Investment and Jobs http://www.minister....


06.03.15

ACCC to not oppose Woodside’s proposed acquisition of Apache Corporation’s interests in the Wheatstone, Balnaves and Kitimat Projects

   ACCC to not oppose Woodside's proposed acquisition of Apache Corporation's interes...

03.03.15

New ITF Inspector Position

Please go to the 'members section' - 'job alert' to access more information about the position a...

03.03.15

Rally on 4th March 2015

Fight for our rights! Nationwide protest 4 March 2015 The chaos in Canberra may be exciting, bu...


12.02.15

SVITZER WITHDRAWS GREENFIELDS AGREEMENT FOR PARTNERSHIP ARRANGEMENT IN GORGON

SVITZER WITHDRAWS GREENFIELDS AGREEMENT FOR PARTNERSHIP ARRANGEMENT IN GORGON By Meghann Papa ...

04.02.15

SHORT COURSES IN BRISBANE & SYDNEY FEBRUARY-APRIL 2015

Short Courses for Sailors - Additional Courses Click to view: www.marinetraining.com.au

02.02.15

Shipping Business Unit Industry Bulletin (1)

  Please click on link: Shipping Business Unit Industry Bulletin   Number 1 of 201...


02.02.15

EFT Payments and change of address (1)

The AMOU want to remind members when paying via EFT to include your member number or name ...

02.02.15

Seafarers Women Health and Well Being Survey

2/2/15 Seafarers Women Health and Well Being Survey The ITF Women's Department would like you ...

20.01.15

EFT Payments and change of address (1)

EFT Payments and change of address   The AMOU want to remind members when paying via...


16.01.15

Joint Press Release: Pacific Basin Sells Harbour Towage Business to Smit Lamnalco

  Dear Member,   Please find attached the official press release regarding the purc...

08.01.15

SHORT COURSES IN BRISBANE & SYDNEY JANUARY-MARCH 2015 (1)

Short Courses for Sailors - Additional Courses Click to view: www.marinetraining.com.au

23.12.14

AMOU closed times and dates for the Christmas holidays;

The Australian Maritime Officers Union wishes to advise members of the following closure periods...


22.12.14

ACTU MYEFO Briefing – December 2014

ACTU MYEFO Briefing - December 2014 Please view attached; /media/51928/actu myefo briefing.pdf

10.12.14

AMOU December Monthly Meeting

The AMOU monthly meeting for December will be held on Tuesday 16th December 2014 at 10...

09.12.14

Superguide Newsletter December 2014

To view the latest Superguide Newsletter please go to the 'Superannuation Information' in the me...


28.11.14

SHORT COURSES IN BRISBANE & SYDNEY DECEMBER-MARCH 2015

28/11/14   2015 Course dates Click to view: www.marinetraining.com.au

26.11.14

Sale of Toll Marine Logistics

26/11/2014 Sale of Toll Marine Logistics Northern Australia and North Queensland assets to Sea ...

24.11.14

The AMOU monthly meeting reminder

The AMOU monthly meeting for November will be held on Tuesday 25th November 2014 at 10am at...


14.10.14

Stateships reunion

Dear State Ships Associates Our annual reunion is to be held,  starting @ 1200hrs,&nbs...

09.10.14

Changes to Fair Work Regulations

GOVERNMENT'S CHANGES TO FAIR WORK REGULATION WILL FURTHER RESTRICT WORKER'S FROM TAKING INDUSTRI...

08.10.14

TEK-Ocean Spirit vacancies

For further information please go to 'Members' section.


07.10.14

EFT Payments and change of address

The AMOU wanted to remind members when paying via EFT to include your member number or name...

01.10.14

Sailors Short Courses - Marine Training

Sailors Short Courses: 2015 COURSE DATES All course dates for Manly Brisbane and Mosman Sydney ...

08.09.14

Short Courses for Sailors September to December 2014

Please click here to view the short courses for sailors in Sydney and Brisbane for Septembe...


04.09.14

EFT Payments and change of address

The AMOU wanted to remind members when paying via EFT to include your member number or name...

03.09.14

Stop Abbott's Anti-Worker Laws

The AMOU invites all members to sign the ACTU petition in the link below to vote again...

28.08.14

SuperGuide Newsletter August 2014

Please click here to view the latest SuperGuide Newsletter for August 2014.


14.08.14

Discounted rates for AMC students at Alanvale Apartments & Motor Inn

Alanvale Apartments is situated  4km from Launceston CBD and a 5min walk to the Australian ...

07.08.14

Declaration of Ballot Results for AMOU Rule Change

Please click here to view the Declaration of Ballot Results for 'AMOU Rule Change'.

04.08.14

EFT Payments and change of address reminder

The AMOU wanted to remind members when paying via EFT to include your member number or name...


28.07.14

Seafarers, Fisheries & Inland Navigation Section Newsletter

Please click here to view the Seafarers, Fisheries & Inland Navigation Section Newsletter n...

28.07.14

The Union movement rebukes the Abbott government’s undermining of parliament to attack offshore oil and gas workers

Please click here to view the ACTU Executive Resolution regarding Migration Amendment (Offshore ...

18.07.14

Hansard for the Senate - 16th July 2014

Please click here to view the Migration Amendment (Offshore Resources Activity) Regulation 2014 ...


15.07.14

Update on Visa 988

Stop the press, stop the press The AMOU has sent a delegation working with the MUA to Canberra ...

11.07.14

MULTICARD PTY LTD BREACHES PRIVACY ACT

The Australian Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim has found Multicard Pty Ltd breached the Pri...

11.07.14

Marine Crew Visa

Dear Member, The Australian government is attempting to introduce the Migration Amendment (Offs...


07.07.14

Short Courses for Sailors Brisbane and Sydney

Please click here to view the short courses for sailors in Brisbane and Sydney for July to Octob...

02.07.14

ABBOTT’S AMENDMENT TO MARINE CREW VISA -988 A BIGGER THREAT TO AUSTRALIANS EMPLOYMENT THAN 457 VISA’S

On the 29 June 2014, the Abbott government amendments to the Migration Amendment (Offshore Resou...

02.07.14

EFT Payments and change of address

The AMOU wanted to remind members when paying via EFT to include your member number or name...


11.06.14

Short Courses for Sailors June to October 2014

To view the latest short courses for sailors in Brisbane and Sydney for June to October 2014 cli...

10.06.14

**** Annual AMOU Meeting for Executive Council Report 2014 ****

Please click to read Notice of Meeting for Executive Report to be held Tuesday 24 (and Wedn...

05.06.14

The Government has announced new visa arrangements for the offshore resources industry

"New visa arrangements for offshore resources workers are designed to ensure minimal red tape an...


29.05.14

SuperGuide Newsletter May 2014 (1)

Please click here to view the latest SuperGuide Newsletter for May 2014.

14.05.14

SuperGuide Newsletter May 2014

Please click here to view the latest SuperGuide Newsletter for May 2014.

08.05.14

AMOU Rule Change 2014

Please click here to view information on the AMOU rule change for 2014.


28.04.14

No excuse for violence against women and children

The AMOU strongly believes that there is no excuse for violence against women and children, ever...

28.04.14

SuperGuide Newsletter April 2014

Please click here to view the SuperGuide Newsletter for April 2014.

31.03.14

Union Aid Abroad–APHEDA

Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA 2014 Raffle Support the Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA Raffle and stand with wo...


21.03.14

SuperGuide March 2014

Please click here to view the SuperGuide Newsletter for March 2014.

13.02.14

Ichthys Inshore Vessels Recommended Conditions

The AMOU and AMMA on behalf of the Ichthy Project have agreed on a document, see attachment, tha...

30.01.14

Memorial for Tony Slattery

SLATTERY, Anthony (Tony). 5/11/1947 - 26/01/2014 Late of Newport Beach. Passed away surrounde...


22.01.14

Childcare Inquiry – opportunity for member engagement

The Federal Government has instructed the Productivity Commission to conduct an Inquiry into Chi...

22.01.14

FWC rejects bid for urine-based workplace drug tests

Endeavour Energy's renewed push to replace oral swabbing with urine tests - as part of its drug ...

22.01.14

SUPERANNAUTION CONCESSIONAL CONTRIBUTION CAP – TEMPORARILY INCREASED TO $35,000 FOR SOME

Sadly our legislators just don't get the importance of saving for our retirement, for a brief mo...


19.12.13

SuperGuide Newsletter December 2013

Please click here to view the SuperGuide Newsletter for December 2013.

16.12.13

The AMOU is going camping

Please click here to view more information on the AMOU camping trip in Tasmania.

10.12.13

Remembering Nelson Mandela

The AMOU would like to share the following article written by the ACTU in remembrance of Nelson ...


10.12.13

Maritime Super Newsletter December 2013

Please click here to view the Maritime Super Newsletter 'MaritimeFocus' for December 2013.

06.12.13

New deal puts interests of overseas companies above Australia

Australian Council of Trade Unions MEDIA RELEASE Friday, 6 December 2013 New deal puts intere...

06.12.13

Australia Re-elected to International Maritime Organization

Please click here to view article regarding Australia's re-election to international maritime or...


05.12.13

Maritime Super update

Maritime Super's latest newsletter has information about new investment option - MySuper - &nbsp...

05.12.13

Offshore Resources Worker Visa

The AMOU is meeting with representatives from the Department of Immigration and Border Protectio...

29.11.13

Union Aid Abroad Newsletter

Please click here to view the Union Aid Abroad Newsletter.


29.11.13

SuperGuide Newsletter November 2013

Click here to view the SuperGuide Newsletter for November 2013.

18.11.13

ACTU Pregnancy Discrimination Inquiry

Please find below details to participate in the ACTU pregnancy discrimination inquiry. Every da...

11.11.13

AMSA Contract with Australia Post

Please click here to view letter from AMSA regarding new contract with Australia Post to accept ...


11.11.13

Ocean Shield

During the naval review AMOU executive council member Tim Higgs and Industrial officer Chris Nei...

11.11.13

PB SEATOW BING BONG

The AMOU in conjunction with the MUA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the union...

01.11.13

ITF New App

ITF has launched a new app to replace the two separate apps - Look up a ship and Find an inspect...


29.10.13

SuperGuide Newsletter October 2013

Please click here to view the SuperGuide Newsletter October 2013.

25.09.13

INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANIZATION (ILO) SURVEY ON SEAFARERS PENSION SCHEME

The International Labour Organization (ILO) is conducting a survey on seafarer's current entitle...

18.09.13

VALE JAMES TANNOCK RETIRED DEPUTY NATIONAL SECRETARY MUA

The AMOU is saddened to learn of the passing of Jimmy Tannock, retired Deputy National Secretary...


16.09.13

MISSION TO SEAFARERS CHARITY PREVIEW AND FUNDRAISING EVENT

Mission to Seafarers Charity Preview and Fundraising Event featuring the critically acclaimed ne...

29.08.13

Lindsay Clark Update

The ACTU urgently convened a telephone conference on Wednesday 28 August, of the relevant unions...

23.08.13

Stena Clyde Commemerative update

*PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF TIMES FOR EVENT* STENA CLYDE COMMEMORATIVE EVENTS to mark the 1st annive...


21.08.13

STENA CLYDE COMMEMORATIVE EVENTS TO MARK THE 1ST ANNIVERSARY OF THE TWO FATALITIES – TUESDAY 27 AUGUST 2013

The union movement will gather in Melbourne and Perth on Tuesday 27 August to commemorate the fi...

21.08.13

NOPSEMA must take strong action against use of potentially toxic dispersant chemicals

Australia's offshore petroleum industry safety regulator, the National Offshore Petroleum Safety...

21.08.13

Revalidation course for certificate of competency

Dear Members Following is a letter from one of our members regarding revalidation courses. Enqu...


01.08.13

Seafarer Certification MO3 Consultation Draft

Seafarer Certification Marine Order 3 version 2 AMSA have published a consultation draft of the...

01.08.13

Work Agreements Under The Maritime Labour Convention 2006

"The Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC) has changed the rules when it comes to providing seaf...

05.07.13

6 JULY - 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE PIPER ALPHA DISASTER IN WHICH 167 WORKERS LOST THEIR LIVES

On 6 July 1988, Piper Alpha, an oil production platform operated by Occidental Petroleum (Caledo...


28.06.13

457 FOREIGN WORKER VISA SCHEME HAS PASSED THE LOWER HOUSE

In March this year, former Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced a crackdown on abuses of the 4...

14.06.13

Public Comment: Draft Model Code of Practice for Managing Risks in Stevedoring

Safe Work Australia has released a draft model Code of Practice for Managing Risks in Stevedorin...

03.06.13

Migration Amendment (Offshore Resources Activity) Bill 2013

Mr BRENDAN O'CONNOR, Minister for Immigration and Citizenship in moving the second reading of Mi...


03.06.13

GLENCORE XSTRATA DUMPS COAL EXPORT TERMINAL IN AT BALACLAVA ISLAND

Glencore Xstrata was created through a merger of Glencore with Xstrata on 2 May 2013. Just weeks...

03.06.13

ANKETELL POINT

Federal Environment Minister, Tony Burke, has approved the Anketell Point iron ore processing an...

29.05.13

Marinesafe Forum 25 June 2013

For more information on the Marinesafe Forum 25 June 2013 please click here.


21.05.13

Seafarers, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act Review

Please click on the link below to view the Seacare review. http://deewr.gov.au/seafarers-rehab...

20.05.13

The 8th ITF Asia Pacific Regional Conference

Captain TT Chung from the Merchant Navy Guild of Hong Kong opened the 8th ITF Asia Pacific Regio...

20.05.13

PNG FUGITIVE AVOIDED TRIAL ON 457 VISA

Foreign Minister Bob Carr used his special powers to cancel a 457 visa issued by the federal gov...


20.05.13

New Laws to Protect Offshore Workers and the Environment

New Laws to Protect Offshore Workers and the Environment - Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas...

15.05.13

Australian Transport Safety Bureau Survey

To participate in the survey from the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) on safety in the...

13.05.13

SURVEY OF INTERNET FACILITY ON BOARD VESSELS

The ITF have been contacted by a UK University, which is working with the University of the Aege...


13.05.13

OFFSHORE OIL AND GAS NEGOTIATIONS

Negotiations for the new Offshore Oil and Gas Agreements are progressing. We are currently havin...

06.05.13

May Day Celebrations

Comrades attending the Melbourne May Day celebrations on Sunday, enjoyed a double choral delight...

03.05.13

THE AMOU URGES MEMBERS TO ATTEND THE MAY DAY CELEBRATION’S THIS SUNDAY

In 1894, Rosa Luxemburg described the origins of May Day. She wrote "The happy idea of using a p...


03.05.13

International Maritime Bureau Seafarer Survey on Piracy and Armed Robbery

The recent meeting of the ITF Seafarers' Section Committee agreed to support the International M...

29.04.13

Bidders announced for new car terminal at Webb Dock, Melbourne

The Port of Melbourne has announced that Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH), Wallenius Wilhelmson Log...

26.04.13

The Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) Guide

To view the Mairitme Labour Convention Guide click here.


26.04.13

LACK OF DUE PROCESS BREEDS FEAR OF CRIMINALISATION AMONG SEAFARERS

PRESS RELEASE 24 April 2013 Ref: 13052 LACK OF DUE PROCESS BREEDS FEAR OF CRIMINALISATION AMO...

23.04.13

AMOU Policy Statement on Maritime Federation (1)

To view the latest President's report go to the "Members" section under "AMOU Reports" and "Pres...

15.04.13

The Stateships Reunion for 2013

Dear Member, The Seamen`s Mission has been booked again for the Stateships Reunion for&nbs...


15.04.13

NSW Government welcomes successful outcome of Ports transaction

Mike Baird MP NSW Treasurer Minister for Industrial Relations MEDIA RELEASE MEDIA: Rachael S...

08.04.13

LABOR CHANGES TO SUPERANNUATION FAIR AND SUSTAINABLE, LIBERALS PROPOSAL TAKES FROM THE POOR, ESPECIALLY HITTING THE HARD WORKING WOMEN OF AUSTRALIA

The Labor Government has announced how they will make superannuation fairer for those on lower i...

20.03.13

SUPER FUNDS ON TRACK FOR BEST RETURNS SINCE 2007

Median Balanced Option refers to Balanced options with exposure to growth style assets of betwee...


07.03.13

INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY – 8 MARCH 2013

In the lead up to International Women's Day, please find a video message to union women from Ged...

28.02.13

Nautical Institute News February 2013

To view the latest issue of the Nautical Institute News Click Here.

27.02.13

Teekay boosts Rotor Tug numbers at Port Hedland

Please click here to view article.


26.02.13

SuperGuide February 2013 Newsletter

To view the February newsletter click here.

26.02.13

Security Awareness Endorsement - Qualifying sea service option

Dear All As you are aware last month AMSA issued Marine Notice 2013/02 which outlines the conti...

26.02.13

457 VISA REFORMS

On Saturday, 23 February 2013, the newly appointed MINISTER FOR IMMIGRATION AND CITIZENSHIP, the...


22.02.13

457 VISA HOLDERS RISK AUSTRALIAN MARITIME ENVIRONMENT WITH THE RUNNING AGROUND OF TRAWLER

A Queensland registered 77 Ft trawler named Challenger with a full Indonesian crew of four ran a...

20.02.13

MAJOR PROJECT FACILITATION STATUS FOR THE FISH PROJECT

Media Statement Wednesday 20 February 2013. MAJOR PROJECT FACILITATION STATUS FOR THE FiSH™ PRO...

14.02.13

Cancer of the bush or salvation for our cities?

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Regional Australia, chaired by Tony Windsor, ...


12.02.13

Tasports EBA

Tasports EBA negotiations have commenced with the first meeting held on the 30th of January in L...

08.02.13

New Harbourmaster appointed in Darwin

Captain Tony O'Malley has been appointed as the new Darwin Harbourmaster. A decorated Royal Aust...

06.02.13

How much Super do you need to retire?

HOW MUCH SUPER DO YOU NEED TO RETIRE? Australian retirees will need to spend slightly more than...


29.01.13

Offshore Division Report January 2013

The January 2013 Offshore Industrial Report can now be accessed in the 'Members' secti...

29.01.13

SuperGuide Newsletter January 2013

To view the January newsletter click here.

24.01.13

Oral examiners for Certificate of Competency

Transport Safety Victoria are looking for people to be accredited Marine Oral Examiners. Click ...


24.01.13

One in ten full-time employees earn $2,364 or more per week

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has today released a report showing that in May 2012, one in...

24.01.13

Superratings' Media Release January 2013

2012 SUPER RETURNS EXCEED ALL EXPECTATIONS 2012 has been a strong year for superannuants, with ...

21.01.13

A NEW ERA FOR THE NATION’S TRANSPORT INDUSTRY BEGINS TODAY

Historic reforms which will slash red tape for transport operators, free up the movement on inte...


15.01.13

Offshore Oil and Gas Negotiations 2013 (1)

"OFFSHORE OIL AND GAS NEGOTIATONS 2013" Following extensive discussion with Members, we are hop...

15.01.13

All Australian deck officers currently employed within the OOG sector

Please click here to view letter from the President of the AMOU with regards to a research surv...

10.01.13

Dawn Breaks On A New Antarctic Era

For generations of expeditioners the story of Antarctic research has been against the orange bac...


21.12.12

Nautical Institute News December 2012

To view the latest issue of the Nautical Institute News click here.

18.12.12

Super Guide Newsletter December 2012

To view the December newsletter click here.


11.12.12

Changes to the Save our Seafarers Website

Update - Changes to the SOS website Changing circumstances suggest that some adjustment to ...

23.11.12

Synthetic Cannabis is now Testable

Synthetic Cannabis is now Testable Synthetic cannabis, a smokable herb, is currently being sold...

23.11.12

New ATSB initiative highlights transport safety priorities

22 November 2012 New ATSB initiative highlights transport safety priorities Priorities for fur...


23.11.12

QSuper and QInvest redundancy support trade style expo

AMOU members based in QLD are invited to attend the QSuper and Qinvest redundancy support trade ...

22.11.12

Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Hon. Minister Chris Bowen reviews the Migration Act 1958 following the Allseas Decision

The AMOU commends the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Hon. Minister Chris Bowen and hi...

22.11.12

Biggest Tug now working in Bowen

Biggest Tug now working in Bowen Svitzer has recently acquired the first of four 80TBP tugs tha...


22.11.12

PORT KEMBLA PILOTS TAKE PROTECTED ACTION

Port Kembla Pilots Take Protected Action The Port Kembla Pilots have been engaged in protected ...

22.11.12

NSW GOVERNMENT SECURES SUPPORT FOR THE LONG-TERM LEASE OF PORTS ASSETS

Treasurer Mike Baird said the NSW Parliament made the right decision for the future of NSW, afte...

21.11.12

GREENS SAY PORTS PRIVATISATION DEAL PUTS ECONOMY AND DUCKS IN CROSSHAIRS

NSW Greens Media Release 21 November 2012 The O'Farrell government's obsession with privatisat...


21.11.12

SUPER FUNDS SET TO POST STRONG 2012 CALENDAR YEAR RETURNS

SUPER FUNDS SET TO POST STRONG 2012 CALENDAR YEAR RETURNS October continued super funds' resurg...

20.11.12

New National Framework for State Commercial Vessels Act

New National Framework for State Commercial Vessel Acts New laws have passed the National Parli...

20.11.12

Townsville Quarterly Meetings

Future Quarterly Meetings for AMOU Townsville Members AMOU Members in Townsville celebrated a C...


16.11.12

Court Imposes Penalties Over Teen's Dismissal

COURT IMPOSES PENALTIES OVER TEEN'S DISMISSAL (WA) Media Release      ...

08.11.12

OFFSHORE OIL AND GAS NEGOTIATIONS 2013

"OFFSHORE OIL AND GAS NEGOTIATIONS 2013" Members are invited to make comment on the offshore oi...

30.10.12

The centralization of Tasports Port Control

The centralization of Tasports Port Control When Tasports came into existence in 2006 Bell Bay ...


26.10.12

ATSB investigation reveals safety concerns with Queensland coastal pilotage

Media Release 24 October 2012 ATSB investigation reveals safety concerns with Queensland coast...

24.10.12

Past privatisations have largely failed the public on services and jobs, warns ACTU

Australian Council of Trade Unions [ACTU] Friday, 19 October 2012 Past privatisations have lar...

23.10.12

Review of national compensation scheme for seafarers

UNCLASSIFIED   THE HON BILL SHORTEN MP Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations &...


23.10.12

SUPER GUIDE OCTOBER 2012

Click here to view Super Guide October 2012 newsletter.

19.10.12

COALMINER REINSTATED AFTER FAILING A MEDICAL

For some time now our members have been querying the need for company medicals, when they are le...

19.10.12

FALL OUT FROM ALLSEAS DECISION

The AMOU welcomes the decision of the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Chris Bowen MP, ...


18.10.12

PORT OF MELBOURNE FINANCIAL REPORT

The Port of Melbourne Corporation's 2011-12 Annual Report, reported a $59.2 million underlying p...

11.10.12

Superannuation Legislation Amendment 2012

SUPERANNUATION LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (NEW ZEALAND ARRANGEMENT) BILL 2012 The Minister for Finan...

05.10.12

FACEBOOK – MEMBERS SHOULD BE VERY WARY

Despite the FWA full bench decision to upheld a finding that Linfox unfairly dismissed a driver ...


05.10.12

Marine Towage Award 2010 Varied

Vice President Watson has accepted the maritime unions joint application to vary the Marine towa...

02.10.12

Dad and Partner Pay

The Gillard government announces a new payment to support dads or partners caring for a newborn ...

02.10.12

The Yemen Government and DP World Doomed Container Partnership Ends

The 30-year management contract that began in 2008 between the Yemen Government and DP World to ...


28.09.12

QUEENSLAND DEPARTMENT HEADS REWARDED FOR SACKING STAFF

Leaked documents have revealed that substantial bonuses are being paid to department heads that ...

27.09.12

Stop Piracy - Act Now

Click here to view

26.09.12

GROUND-BREAKING PACKAGE TO HELP NEW PARENTS RETURN TO WORK

Caltex Australia has today [26.9.2012] announced a ground-breaking initiative for Australian wor...


25.09.12

AMOU Applauds MUA on its 140th Anniversary

The Victorian Branch of the MUA celebrated their 140th anniversary by recognising the first meet...

12.09.12

SUPER TRAWLER CLAIM OF JOB LOSSES SEEMS SOMEWHAT DISINGENUOUS

Environment and Fisheries Ministers, Tony Bourke announced yesterday that the huge fishing super...

07.09.12

Conciliation meeting between MSQ and the AMOU

Click here for 7th September MSQ Report


03.09.12

REMEMBERING OUR MERCHANT MARINERS

On Merchant Navy Day, Australians remember the invaluable contribution made by thousands of merc...

31.08.12

TRAGIC DEATHS ON STENA CLYDE and now a FIRE

The Australian Maritime Officers Union extends its deepest sympathies to the families, friends a...

24.08.12

Century Old Maritime Laws Overhauled

Click here for details


24.08.12

A Quicker, More Effective Response to Oil Spills

Click here for details

24.08.12

Iron Monarch History

Denis Bainbridge has completed the history of the Iron Monarch and the 146 page book is ready to...

24.08.12

QUEENSLAND PORTS PILOTAGE UPDATE

It appears to the AMOU that the Queensland Government will soon be making a decision on the dire...


09.08.12

Hunter Newcastle TAFE Partnership Supports Shipping Industry

Hunter TAFE [ Newcastle NSW ] has joined forces with two major interstate maritime training prov...

08.08.12

'Shipping Reform 2012

SHIPPING REFORM : achievements so far In a speech this morning, Tuesday 7 August 2012, the Mini...


08.08.12

National Ports Strategy approved

Australia's first ever national ports strategy gets green light from COAG 07 Aug 2012 ...

03.08.12

Fair Work Act Review 2012

Workplace Relations Minister Bill Shorten welcomed the panel's report, and said it endorsed the ...

03.08.12

"You can't find brains in monuments"

Joyce slams port 'monopolies' Liberal/National Party regional development spokesman, Senator Ba...


02.08.12

Time to stop blaming workplace laws

ACTU President Ged Kearney said unions would vigorously defend any push by employers to return t...

02.08.12

Creation of new shipping fairways off WA coast

Federal Transport Minister Anthony Albanese has announced the creation of a network of Shipping ...

31.07.12

Inger retires from the national AMOU office

After 18 years with the AMOU in administration Inger Pereira has now retired to enjoy a life of ...


27.07.12

Green Light Given for long term lease of Port Botany & Port Kembla

Treasurer Mike Baird and Ports Minister Duncan Gay today confirmed the NSW Government will proce...

20.07.12

Tougher penalties needed to make employers take responsibility for stopping workplace bullying

Workplace bullying is a hidden problem in Australian workplaces and must be treated as seriously...

13.07.12

AMOU Queensland Union of Employees Election 2012

Click here for a copy of the notice sent by the Queensland Industrial Registrar concerning the A...


03.07.12

Unions deliver for dads and partners

Dads will no longer have to justify asking for time off work when their new baby arrives, thanks...

28.06.12

AMOU Delivers Permanent Employment for ROV Operators

In an Australian first, the AMOU has signed a greenfields agreement with Fugro TMS to provide pe...

28.06.12

ACCC Decision on Exclusive Towage Licences in Gladstone and Townsville

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission has determined on the forecast demand for t...


27.06.12

Transport Safety Investigation Amendment Bill 2012

Click here for the Hon Anthony Albanese MP Speech

27.06.12

Maritime Legislation Amendment Bill 2012

Click here for the Hon Anthony Albanese MP speech

27.06.12

New Legislation to Clean up our Seas

Click here for the Hon Anthony Albanese MP speech


26.06.12

FPSO's Health and Safety Representatives Conference

The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environment Management Authority (NOPSEMA) is the occ...

25.06.12

Day of the Seafarer 25 June

Day of the Seafarer 25 June The Australian Maritime Officers Union extends its sincere congratu...

22.06.12

Compact Reports on Shipping Reform

Transcript of Door Stop: Parliament House, Canberra A A A Interview APC030/2012 31 May 2012 ...


20.06.12

AUSTRALIAN SHIPPING: A STRONG AND PROSPEROUS FUTURE?

Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Anthony Albanese Media Release 18 June 2012 Today h...

20.06.12

Explaining the Shipping Reform laws June 2012

On Monday 18 June following the vote in the Senate the federal Government's shipping reform laws...

20.06.12

ITF Asia Pacific Regional Seafarers Committee

The ITF Asia Pacific Regional Seafarers Committee [ITFAPSC] met in Jakarta on the 12-13 June 201...


20.06.12

Workplace Violence Survey

The Australian Maritime Officers Union strongly believes that all workers, men and women, have t...

15.06.12

ITF Asia Pacific regional Seafarers Committee

The ITF Asia Pacific Regional Seafarers Committee [ITFAPSC] met in Jakarta on the 12-13 June 201...

14.06.12

Seafarers Rights

The 'Seafarers Rights International', a group that has the support of the International Transpor...


06.06.12

Allseas Construction v Minister for Immigration and Citizenship

Stephen Groves, Director of the Offshore Division has written to the Minister for Resources and ...

06.06.12

ACTU Wages Report - June 2012

Click here for a copy of the 'ACTU Wages Report for June 2012' Average wages have continued to ...

05.06.12

Port Alma needs Dredging

ABC reports that the "Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) says dredging will be needed as part of ...


05.06.12

IMO's Day of the Seafarer 25 June 2012

Dear Friends IMO's Day of the Seafarer 25 June 2012 The United Nations' International Maritime...

01.06.12

Larcom Bunker Barge

The AMOU in conjunction with the MUA and AIMPE have successfully concluded an Agreement for the ...

01.06.12

Anatoma Bunker Tanker

The AMOU in conjunction with the MUA have successfully concluded an Agreement for the newly arri...


01.06.12

AMOU Darwin/Queensland trip

During the week of 28th to 31st May 2012 Port Services Industrial Officer Chris N...

01.06.12

Historic Day for Australian Shipping

The Labor Governments 'Revitaliastion of Australian Shipping' legislation was passed by the Hous...

01.06.12

Bright Future for Shipping Business in Australia

Today marks an historic occasion for the Australian Shipping Industry with the successful passin...


29.05.12

Stateships 2012 Reunion

The 2012 Stateships Reunion is to be held at Noon at the Flying Angel Club, in Fremantle on...

25.05.12

Navigation ACT 2012

SECOND READING SPEECH - Minister for Transport Anthony Albanese 24 May 2012 This year, the...

25.05.12

Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessels) National Law 2012

MARINE SAFETY (DOMESTIC COMMERCIAL VESSEL) NATIONAL LAW BILL 2012 SECOND READING SPEECH - by Mi...


25.05.12

Report on 'Revitalising Australian Shipping' Program

The Australian Parliament House of Reps 'Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Communications...

22.05.12

Nominations for Seacare Awards 2012

Online nominations for the 2012 Seacare Award will open on 28 May 2012 at: www.seacare.gov.au/ev...

21.05.12

Ningaloo Vision

Teekay Australia signed a crew management agreement with Apache Energy Ltd on 18 May 2012, for t...


18.05.12

ACTU Policies on 'Enterprise Bargaining' and 'Wages and Employment Conditions'

The ACTU Congress held on the 15-17 May 2012 adopted updated policies on the topics of 'Enterpri...

18.05.12

Latest news on Shipping Reform

The Australian Government's package of legislation on 'Revitalising of Australian Shipping' is c...

18.05.12

Average Weekly Earnings, Australia, February 2012

Full-time adult ordinary time earnings rose by 4.1% for males and 4.0% for females in the twelve...


16.05.12

AMOU and AMPI meet to find common ground

The AMOU , represented by President Wayne Moore and Director Port Services Michael Fleming, has ...

15.05.12

San Francisco Marine Pilots fees disputed

From New York Times 13 May 2012 By NORIMITSU ONISHI Published: May 13, 2012 SAN FRANCISC...

09.05.12

Clive Palmer moves into Shipping

Clive Palmer moves into shipping by Sineva Toevai Lloyds List Australia 8 May 2012 Billionaire...


08.05.12

**** AMOU Financial Report 2011 ****

Click here for the Notice for Executive Council Report Meeting 29 May 2012 The AMOU Financ...

04.05.12

BHP Deck Cadet 75th Reunion

Dear Members The 75th reunion of BHP DECK  CADETS is set to occur in Sydney (Darling Harbo...

03.05.12

AMOU Submission to AMSA on Marine Orders Part 3 Review (1)

Log on to 'Members' and click on 'Marine Orders' for the AMOU Submission to AMSA on the Marine O...


03.05.12

Australian Cruise Passenger Numbers Reach Record High

The extraordinary growth of the Australian cruise industry has been highlighted in a new report ...

03.05.12

Veolia and Transfield Services to begin operating Sydney Ferries

Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian today announced Harbour City Ferries, a partnership be...

26.04.12

New Container Terminal for Melbourne's Webb Dock announced

Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu has announced a $1.2 billion re-development of the Port of Melbou...


11.04.12

AMOU and MUA win salary decision at Port Kembla

The AMOU presented a case in a consent arbitration before Vice President Watson of Fair Work Aus...

11.04.12

Skandi Falcon

The AMOU has signed a greenfields agreement with Dof Management and Atlas Marine Services Group ...

27.03.12

Latest Shipping Reform Reports March 2012

22.3.2012 Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Bill 2012 Click here for The Hon ...


13.03.12

Dredging Industry: Van Oord Agreement finalised

The AMOU has finalised an agreement with Van Oord known as the  'Van Oord Australia Pt...

08.03.12

AMOU completes an agreement for DP World Stevedoring Supervisors

The AMOU was formed in 1993 when the Merchant Service Guild amalgamated with the Australian Stev...

21.02.12

Hon Anthony Albanese MP media release (1)

Securing Australia's Maritime Future


21.02.12

Government Consults on Tax Reforms for Shipping Industry

The Hon Anthony Albanese has issued a media release:   http://www.minister.infrastructur...

01.02.12

Lucky crew members of Aurora Australis

The crew of Aurora Australis conducted a draw out of a hat to get a chance to go ashore&nbs...

31.01.12

Newcastle Dredging

Port Strategy reports that the Newcastle Port Corporation is seeking approval for future dredgin...


19.01.12

ITF Online Piracy Poll

To all seafarers affiliates ITF E-Circular No. 008/E.7/S.3/2012 Our Ref: S/JPW/nm 17 January ...

11.01.12

AMOU welcomes new Industrial Officer

Chris (Christopher) Nieberding is the newest addition as Industrial Officer working for the...

16.12.11

Australia ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

"On 14 December 2011, the Government of Australia deposited with the International Labour Office...


09.12.11

Port Services Division Report to December 2011

Please go to 'Members' section in the AMOU website click to 'AMOU Reports' to read the latest Po...

06.12.11

Governor-General awards Antarctic medal as flotilla sets sail

Please click here for details and photo 2nd December 2011 The Governor-General o...

02.12.11

National System - Seafarers Certificates - Phase 2 Consultation

The next stage of consultations on the National System for Commercial Vessel Safety will fo...


02.12.11

Australia's Role in International Shipping Recognised by IMO

Australia has been re-elected to second place on the Council of the International Maritime Organ...

02.12.11

Marine Orders

There is a new section in the AMOU website called 'Marine Orders'. Two Fact Sheets titled Marin...

25.11.11

ACTU Wages Report November 2011

Click here for the ACTU Wages Report November 2011


23.11.11

Harsh Penalties for Oil Spills

The Federal Minister for Transport Anthony Albanese has announced new penalties for oil spills f...

23.11.11

New Laws to Protect Ships Crews

Crews working on commercial ships in Australian waters will have their working conditions protec...

17.11.11

AMOU concludes Port Kembla Pliots Salaries Arbitration

Click here for a copy of the Decision of Fair Work Australia in connection with the consent arbi...


17.11.11

NSW Maritime Reduces Sea Time

NSW Maritime Media Release - 15 November 2011 NSW MARITIME REDUCES SEA TIME REQUIREMENTS NSW ...

10.11.11

AMOU Executive Council Member raises money for Men's Health

Hi Guys, I have attached a picture from last years Movember and will keep updating my 'Moe' via...

09.11.11

AMOU Victorian Administrative Assistant ties the knot

Congratulations Leanne or Mrs Cleggett! On behalf of the Members and Staff of the AMOU, we woul...


03.11.11

Shipping Reform - Industry Information Sessions

Good morning As you are aware, on 9 September 2011, the Minister for Infrastructure and Transpo...

27.10.11

Accommodation Vessels

As the Finnmarken is about to leave Australia, Prosafe has announced that "it has been awarded a...

27.10.11

New Appointments for Port of Melbourne Board (VIC)

Minister for Ports Denis Napthine today welcomed a new chairman and a new board member to the Po...


25.10.11

Olympic Dam Mine

IHS Fairplay reports that Australia's US$30 billion Olympic Dam mine project has received enviro...

19.10.11

Seahorse Standard

DMS Maritime has secured work for the Seahorse Standard in the offshore oil and gas industry. T...

10.10.11

Port of Melbourne Corporation

6 October 2011 AMOU DOES NOT SUPPORT PROPOSED PORT OF MELBOURNE CORPORATION AGREEMENT The prop...


21.09.11

Greens MP moves amendment to Navigation Act

Greens MP [Member for Melbourne] and workplace relations spokesperson Adam Bandt has successfull...

21.09.11

ACTU launches campaign for 12% super contributions for all

Please click here for ACTU media release

14.09.11

MV Andrea languishes in Port of Melbourne

In late August we reported that Agility Shipping had pulled the plug on the Bass Strait run. The...


14.09.11

Torres Strait Pilotage

Click here for explanation by Minister - Torres Strait Pilotage

09.09.11

Major Reforms to Shipping Industry

The Hon Anthony Albanese MP Media Release AA169/2011 09 September 2011 The Gillard Labor Gov...

02.09.11

National Maritime Standards

State and Territory governments have signed an agreement to make the Australian Maritime Safety ...


30.08.11

Advisory report on the Navigation Amendment Bill 2011

The 'Navigation Amendment Bill 2011 has been introduced into Federal Parliament. The bill seeks...

30.08.11

Consultations on National Maritime Reform

Media Release The Hon Anthony Albanese MP Minister for Infrastructure and Transport 24 August ...

25.08.11

Agility Shipping pulls the plug on Bass Strait

Agility has been beset with problems since it commenced service in 2010 from Bell Bay to Port of...


23.08.11

Celebration of Dick Den Brinker's life

Fellow Members and Friends of the Port Club Our President, John Webster, has drawn attention to...

12.08.11

AMOU 2011 Election results declared

AMOU 2011 Election results declared

05.08.11

Earlier long Service Leave for Tasmanian Workers

Earlier long Service Leave for Tasmanian Workers


03.08.11

Hutchison Port Holdings to operate Enfield Intermodal Logistics Centre

HUTCHISON PORT HOLDINGS TO OPERATE ENFIELD INTERMODAL LOGISTICS CENTRE  (NSW) The NSW Gove...

28.07.11

Recreational Boating Safety Reforms Announced: Queensland

Marine safety will be boosted under a raft of new reforms to Queensland's recreational boating l...

22.07.11

Boating and Fisheries Patrol

Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol return to Maritime The Minister for the Queensland Boat...


22.07.11

NSW Maritime abolished

Friday 15 July 2011 RTA and NSW MARITIME ABOLISHED Media Statement by NSW Minister for Transpo...

15.07.11

Miners fear impost will saddle foreign shipping

Source:  The Australian, Thursday July 14, 2011, Annabel Hepworth The Gillard government w...

13.07.11

Introducing Sydney Ports new Harbour Master

Introducing Sydney Ports' New Harbour Master Sydney Ports Corporation Chief Executive Officer G...


12.07.11

Anthony Albanese MP Press Release - Shell's Browse Basin LNG Project

Click here to view the press release from the Hon Anthony Albanese - Major Project Facilitation:...

12.07.11

Great Barrier Reef International Marine College Cairns

Click here for information about the Great Barrier Reef International Marine College in Cairns ...

05.07.11

REEFVTS extended from Mackay to Bundaberg

Please click here for the document.


24.06.11

National Maritime Law Update: June 2011

In July 2009, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) agreed to implement a National System...

24.06.11

Day of the Seafarer

The 25 June has been chosen as the annual Day of the Seafarer. Click here for a Media Release f...

22.06.11

2011 Antarctic Medal awarded to Captain Murray Doyle

The Governor-General of Australia has awarded the 2011 Antartic Medal to the Vice President of t...


14.06.11

Gladstone Tug Tragedy

At about 1250 on Saturday 11 June 2011 the tug 'Adonis' capsized in Gladstone harbour when towin...

09.06.11

Competition to name new Harbour Cleaning Vessel (NSW)

NSW Ports Minister Duncan Gay today invited the primary school children of Sydney to help name a...

07.06.11

Workchoices NSW 2011 version

The New South Wales Government is attempting to introduce draconian law amending the NSW Industr...


07.06.11

Candiate Profiles for 2011 AMOU Executive Council Election

The Candiate Profiles can now be accessed in the 'Members' section - 'AMOU Executive Counci...

07.06.11

MED2 and MED3 Courses

The Australian Maritime College in Launceston has announced the dates for the next MED2 and MED3...

02.06.11

Tasports restructuring proposals June 2011

The AMOU and AMOU Delegates (together with MUA officals and delegates) from each Tasmanian port ...


02.06.11

Politcal Alert - Ferry Services (NSW)

Click here for the Hansard Transcript on Sydney Ferries June 2011

01.06.11

28 Registrations of Interest for Sydney Ferries NSW

Click here for Media Release of Gladys Berejilian MP Minister for Transport

01.06.11

Offshore Industrial Report May 2011

The May 2011 Offshore Industrial Report can now be accessed in the 'Members' section -&nbsp...


26.05.11

Settlement inPort Kembla Marine Pilots dispute

The AMOU on behalf of the Port Kembla Marine Pilots has finalised a 'Consent Arbitration Agreeme...

26.05.11

Townsville Port Expansion

Click here for a statement by the Queensland Government May 2011

26.05.11

Abbot Point to drive Whitsunday growth

Click here for a media statment by the Queensland Ministrer Paul Lucas


25.05.11

Navigation Amendment Bill 2011

Please click here for the Honourable Anthony Albanese MP speech to the House of Representatives

25.05.11

** AMOU Elections update **

Click here for the letter from the AEC about the AMOU Elections Click here for List of accepted...

24.05.11

Dredging Update May 2011

Click here for the latest Dredging update May 2011


20.05.11

Latest Superannuation Funds returns May 2011

Click here for a report from Super Ratings

19.05.11

Equal pay case decision May 2011

Click here for a statement from the ACTU commenting on the Fair Work Australia equal pay decision

19.05.11

ACTU minimum wage claim May 2011

Click here for a statement from the ACTU on the Australian Minimum Wage claim


12.05.11

Sydney Ferries to have management privatized

The Premier of New South Wales announced on Wednesday 11 May that the management of Sydney Ferri...

06.05.11

Trade Union membership

Click here for the ACTU report on Trade Union membership.


05.05.11

One in ten workers are independent contractors

Click here for ABS media release

05.05.11

Abbot Point Coal Terminal sale completed May 2011

Click here for Premier Anna Bligh statement


05.05.11

Australia closer to signing Maritime Labour Convention

Click here for Anthony Albanese MP document

29.04.11

Watchkeeper fatigue a significant safety risk on ships, says ATSB

Click here for media release from ATSB

27.04.11

VTS/Port Control

Click here for papers presented at Master Mariners of Australia Congress in Fremantle ...


19.04.11

BHP Billiton draft 18/4/2011

BHP Billiton today [18/4/2011] released its Public Environmental Review (PER)/Draft Environmenta...

08.04.11

Navigation in the sea around Japan

Click here for circular provided by the ITF

08.04.11

Port Kembla Pilots Protected Action Approved

The Australian Electoral Commission yesterday declared the results of a Protected Industrial Act...


29.03.11

Shipping Reform response from Minister

The AMOU President wrote to the Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport on 21/2/2011 s...

16.03.11

AMSA Marine Notice

Changes to gaining a seafarers medical certificate

04.03.11

Maritime Industry Report March 2011

Kipper Tuna Turrum Project Toll Supervisors Agreement Svitzer Darwin Agreement Fremantle Port...


03.03.11

AMOU ELECTIONS 2011

Please click here for information regarding the AMOU elections for 2011: Request for Elections...

28.02.11

Minister for Infrastucture Speech to Aust Logistics Council Forum

http://www.minister.infrastructure.gov.au/aa/speeches/2011/AS01_2011.htm

23.02.11

Review of AMC's National Centre for Ports and Shipping Deck Officers Program

Dear Members, We have been recently invited to contribute to the review of the courses in the D...


22.02.11

AMOU Supports Federal Minister’s Shipping Reform Initiative

Click here to view the letter from AMOU to the Federal Minister Hon. Anthony Albanese, Minister ...

11.02.11

Master Mariners of Australia Congress

Master Mariners of Australia Congress 7th & 8th April 2011

03.02.11

GO Marine for sale

Through the agreement, Otto Marine has the option to acquire 49% and remaining 51% of Go Marine...


03.02.11

Reunion for ex CSR Shipping personnel

Click here for information regarding a planned reunion for ex CSR Shipping personnel.

01.02.11

NSW pilotage regulations proclaimed

Formal approval was recently granted for the 'Marine Safety (General) Amendment (Pilotage) Regul...

21.01.11

ACTU Media Release Patrick 21 January 2011

ACTU Release: Court ruling sends message to employers to respect the tole OHS reps play in keep...


18.01.11

Women in Freight, Logistics and Marine Scholarship 2011

Applications for the $10,000 Women in Freight, Logistics and Marine Scholarship are now open unt...

12.01.11

ACTU Media Release QLD Floods January 2011

Unions express sadness at Queensland flood devastation and support disaster relief appeal

10.01.11

National Ports Strategy - January 2011

The Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, and the Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Anthony Al...


07.01.11

Port Kembla Marine Pilots Dispute

The AMOU has attended a hearing and a conference this week in connection with the Port Kembla Pi...

06.01.11

New South Australia deep water port announced

Click here for details

04.01.11

Steps to keep our shipping industry afloat

Please click here for Anthony Albanese (Minister for Infrastructure and Transport) media st...


23.12.10

ATSB to Investigate Coastal Pilotage Operations

Australian Transport Safety Bureau 16 December 2010 The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (AT...

23.12.10

Tasmanian Ports Corporation Agreements signed

The AMOU and Tasports have signed the Tasmanian Ports Corporation Pty Ltd Marine Pilots Agreemen...

14.12.10

Port of Townsville Enterprise Agreement Update December 2010

Port of Townsville AMOU members emphatically endorse their respective agreements by ballot. 100...


09.12.10

Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE GMDSS Certificate and Revalidation Courses 2011

Click here for the Certificate and Revalidation Courses for 2011

08.12.10

Brisbane Marine Pilots: ACCC denies authorisation for exclusive pilotage agreement

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission today issed a determination denying authorisa...

08.12.10

Great Barrier Reef Shipping Report

Media Report from Hon Anthony Albanese MP GREATER PROTECTIONS ON THE WAY FOR THE GREAT BARRIER ...


07.12.10

Brisbane Pilots ACCC Final Determination December 2010

Click here for Brisbane Pilots ACCC Final Determination December 2010

02.12.10

Federal Transport Minister announces Australian Shipping Reforms December 2010

On Wednesday 1 December 2010 Federal Minister for Transport, Anthony Albanese released a discuss...

23.11.10

Tasmanian Marine Pilots Salaries Decision

22.11.2010 Fair Work Australia has issued a Decision in connection with the agreed arbitration ...


17.11.10

Maritime Safety with Indonesia

Partnership with Indonesia to boost maritime saafety and security

16.11.10

NSW Maritime and AIMPE

The unacceptable behaviour of AIMPE within New South Wales Maritime Authority has put at grave r...

11.11.10

Port of Brisbane sold

Queensland Treasurer Andrew Fraser has announced the signing of documents for the 99 year lease ...


10.11.10

Fremantle Port Authority

Negotiations have commenced for the renewal of the Fremantle Ports Administration and Management...

10.11.10

Latest Super Funds returns

Click here for a Report containing the latest information on the performance of the top Superann...

10.11.10

Reaction to ACCC support for a third Terminal Operator

Click here for a statement from the MUA commenting on the support from the Australian Competitio...


10.11.10

Flinders Ports raises Port Charges in South Australian Ports

Click here for a statement from the Essential Services Commission of South Australia in approvin...

10.11.10

DP World Majority Support Determination

Click here for a copy of the Majority Support Determination issued by Fair Work Australia follow...

10.11.10

Offshore Division Report September/October 2010

To read the latest Offshore Division Industrial Report please go to the 'Members' section -&nbsp...


02.11.10

Sydney Ports Ballot Declared

2.11.2010 Sydney Ports Ballot Declared The Australian Electoral Commission on Monday 1 Novembe...

02.11.10

Shortage of Marine Surveyors 2010

2.11.2010 Shortage of Marine Surveyors A recent article in the 'Australian' newspaper discusse...

02.11.10

North Queensland Marine Pilots Council Meeting October 2010

Marine Pilots Representatives from Cairns, Townsville, Gladstone and Mackay met at the North Que...


02.11.10

Seacare Award Winners 2010

AND THE AWARD WINNERS ARE....

28.10.10

Amou Members win DP World Ballot

DP World Ballot

28.10.10

Tasmanian Marine Pilots Salaries Arbitration October 2010

28.10.2010 Tasmanian Marine Pilots Salaries Arbitration AMOU Port Services Officials Michael F...


28.10.10

Hobart Port Control

Hobart Port Conrol - October 2010

26.10.10

Cleaner, Greener Shipping Industry

Media Release The Hon Anthony Albanese MP A Cleaner, Greener Shipping Industry

19.10.10

Brisbane Pilots rejected by ACCC

Brisbane Pilots Decision


19.10.10

ACTU Statement on Wages and Company Profits

ACTU Media Release October 2010

12.10.10

Chris Hart Memorial

Chris Hart memorial 24 September 2010

08.10.10

AMC DP Unit for WA

Perth DP Operator Courses


23.09.10

World Maritime Day Statement by Ship Owners

Statement by Ship Owners

22.09.10

AMOU Policy Statement - Skill requirements for Marine Pilots

AMOU Policy Statement September 2010 Skill Requirements for Marine Pilots

21.09.10

DP World

Latest news on DP World


01.09.10

Death of Reef Pilot

Death of Chris Hart Media reports today (Wednesday 1 September 2010) say that a Marine Pilot fr...

18.08.10

Newcastle Port Corporation Decision

To view the Newcastle Port Corporation Decision please log in to the members only section / AMOU...

17.08.10

Stronger shipping for a stronger economy

Anthony Albanese statement Friday 13 August 2010


29.07.10

Sydney Sailors' Home History Published

The Australian Mariners' Welfare Society is offering members of the AMOU a special price for cop...

15.07.10

AMOU Shirt and Caps order form

By popular request there is now a large quantity of newly designed AMOU shirts and caps availabl...

30.06.10

Executive Council Report 2010

The Meeting for the AMOU Executive Council Report was held on Tuesday 29 June 2010.  The li...


23.06.10

Maritime Reform Newsletter June 2010

Maritime Safety Regulation Maritime Reform Newsletter - June 2010 Stakeholder Letter Questio...

23.06.10

New Link for Live Ships Map

There is a new link for the "Live Ships Map" which is found under Maritime Industry in the Links...

22.06.10

Toll Wins Destroyer Contract

Toll North has been awarded the contract to transport of 66 hull blocks by sea from Williamstown...


15.06.10

John Quin 1928 - 2010

VALE - John Quinn

08.06.10

World Push for Piracy Action

PRESS RELEASE World push for piracy action Click to here to file e petition. www.endpiracype...

19.03.10

Competencies of Trainee Marine Pilots

Have your Say - Take the Alternative Path Survey Draft National Maritime Safety Committee Reg...


11.03.10

MSQ Maritime Operations Certified Agreement 2009 Ballot results

The MSQ Maritime Operations Certified Agreement 2009 ballot results were counted Monday 8 March ...

10.03.10

2010: International Year of the Seafarer

The Hon Anthony Albanese MP 2010: International Year of the Seafarer

24.02.10

Coroners Decision Sydney Ferries

Sydney Coroners Court Summary of Findings


16.02.10

OTEN TAFE Maritime Studies

OTEN TAFE Maritime Studies

28.01.10

IMO Launch "Year of the Seafarer"

IMO Launch "Year of the Seafarer"

06.01.10

Marine Pilots Training

Marine Pilots Training Draft National Maritime Safety Committee Regulatory Impact Statement (...


06.01.10

Family leave and flexible working arrangements

Family leave and flexible working arrangements

23.12.09

Hon Anthony Albanese MP Media Release

Hon Anthony Albanese MP Major Project Facilitation Status for Woodside Pluto Expansion

23.12.09

Sydney Ferries No Privatisation

Sydney Ferries No Privatisation


18.12.09

North West Shipping Contractor Announced

North-West Shippping Contractor Announced

18.12.09

Gladstone Tugs

Gladstone Tugs

16.12.09

Heat Stress Warning

Heat Stress Warning


15.12.09

Geraldton Pilots Decision

AMOU wins case in Fair Work AUstralia

11.12.09

ITF Statements

Shipping Emissions Greenhouse Emissions

10.12.09

Newcastle Coal Plan Approved

Newcastle Coal Plan Approved Statement by NSW Minister for Ports


09.12.09

WA North West Shipping Service

Still no Decision on North West Shipping Service

09.12.09

Cruise Ship Industry

Cruise industry potential could be torpedoed by lack of facilities in Sydney

04.12.09

Search for Centaur begins in December

Search for Centaur begins in December


04.12.09

Tasports wins major award November 2009

Tasports wins major award November 2009

04.12.09

NMSC Commercial Vessels Draft Guidelines for Comment

NMSC Commercial Vessels Draft Guidelines open for Public Comment 4 December 2009

03.12.09

Newcastle Marine Pilots Decision

Newcastle Marine Pilots Decision


03.12.09

Fair Work Media Release

Fair Work Media Release

03.12.09

Fair Work Information Statement

Fair Work Information Statement

03.12.09

Anthony Albanese Media Statement (1)

Anthony Albanese Media Statement