PAUL Petersen has been confirmed as the new assistant branch secretary for the maritime (MUA) section of the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union.
This follows a recent ballot.
MUA national secretary Paddy Crumlin congratulated Mr Petersen and thanked the other candidates, Michael McLennan and Robert Maguire for contesting the ballot.
“I wish to congratulate the successful candidate Paul Petersen on his election and thank the other candidates for their nominations and look forward to working with all comrades in the best interest of our members and union,” Mr Crumlin said.
Mr Petersen was previously the Central Queensland organiser. He takes over as state secretary from Bob Carnegie.