EXCLUSIVE: MUA meeting pushes campaign to save Fremantle Port

The Maritime Union of Australia will be stepping up the fight in coming weeks to save Fremantle Port with a campaign to prevent a move to a new port in Kwinana. The meeting this afternoon outlines the campaign that will be launched, where unions and workers will push to save jobs, businesses and the environment.…

EXCLUSIVE: MUA WA Vows To Spend Big On Ad Blitz To Protect Freo Port

MUA WA Secretary Christy Cain vows to put the Fremantle Port as the central topic during next year’s State Election with targeted media campaigns. Mr Cain has confirmed the move following a national union discussion this afternoon, with the ACTU executives taking the port issue back to WA unions (both affiliated and non- affiliated) for…

EXCLUSIVE: Fremantle Councillor Says Fremantle Port Figures Are “Bulls***”.

City Of Fremantle Councillor Sam Wainwright has labeled the $8 billion price tag for keeping Fremantle Port as “bulls***” during a community discussion on the port’s future. During public forum held by The Fremantle Network, councillor Wainwright strongly questioned figures presented by the McGowan Government’s Westport Taskforce. On the cost and benefit analysis, Mr Wainwright criticised…

EXCLUSIVE: MUA WA Seeks ACTU Support To Save Fremantle Port

With more than half of our viewers in support of maintaining Fremantle Port, the Government’s plans to proceed with the outer harbour have been labelled as unnecessary and expensive. Fremantle Mayor, Brad Pettitt said it’s been fascinating to see that there is so much strong support for it in the community. “The outer harbour will…

EXCLUSIVE: Wharfies to flex their muscles against McGowan over new port

A major protest will be held tomorrow evening (Monday 17th, August, 2020) in Perth as wharfies flex their muscles over the McGowan government’s plan to build the outer harbour. The response comes after a series of exclusive reports by WAMN’s “Sunday Evening News & WP” program, highlighting concerns from other stakeholders over the new port.…

BREAKING: Premier McGowan Unveils Perth’s New Port And Taskforce Report

The McGowan Government has revealed WA’s new port plans, with Westport Task Force Nicole Lockwood presenting the report to the media. It comes after WAMN News exclusively revealed the State Government will be announcing the details of the outer harbor this week (Monday) during the Sunday newscast. WA Premier Mark McGowan, Minister Alannah MacTiernan, Rita…

More protesting over Cockburn Outer Harbour

Another public information night on the Outer Harbour in Kwinana attracted close to 500 people, all meeting to discuss the outer harbour’s progress, and the risk to fish stocks and surrounding areas. Tim Barlow, co-convener of the Fish Army, stands by the fact the outer harbour is not needed and will have environmental repercussions. “Cockburn…