Monday 24th Sep, 2018
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1998 Waterfront Dispute: Twenty years on, Paddy maintains the rage

MEMORIES of 1998 dispute remain fresh in the mind of Maritime Union national secretary Paddy Crumlin. The snowy-haired firebrand spent…
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1998 Waterfront Dispute: How 1998 changed me – Julian Burnside

A relatively apolitical figure who voted Liberal, the events of April and May 1998 led to a substantial change in attitude for barrister Julian Burnside

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1998 Waterfront Dispute: Schedule reliability boost from ‘reforms’

GREATER schedule reliability for shipowners was a key outcome of the peace agreement that followed the great waterfront dispute Llew…
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1998 Waterfront Dispute: The life of a manager in 1998

AS AN operations manager at East Swanson Dock Peter van Duyn got a close up look at the dramatic events…
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1998 Waterfront Dispute: Looking back at the waterfront dispute

A Q&A with Sandy Galbraith, who was Melbourne Bureau Chief of Lloyd’s List Australia at the time of the waterfront dispute.

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Alma Doepel restoration close to finished

RESTORATION on an old tall ship in Melbourne’s Docklands precinct is approaching completion. It is hoped the Alma Doepel, built…
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THE SHIPPING LIFE: That’s about all. For now

THE time has come, the walrus said, to talk of many things. Of shoes and ships and sealing wax, Of…
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THE SHIPPING LIFE: Australia’s foreign flag fuel crisis risk

FROM recent media reports it seems we have yet another issue linked with the absence of Australian-controlled shipping supposedly serving our…
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