Full response from a spokesman for Michaelia Cash and a spokeswoman for Penny Wong

Posted by on Apr 5, 2016

The Conversation is fact-checking assertions made on Q&A around workplace relations in Australian waters. That FactCheck relates to comments made by Employment Minister Michaelia Cash and an audience member, Matthew Lawrence.

Last Australian-crewed ship cancelled

Posted by on Apr 1, 2016

British Fidelity, the last Australian-crewed oil tanker serving the Australian coast, has been removed from service by petroleum giant BP. British Fidelity had transported petroleum from Kwinana in South Australia to Devenport and Hobart in Tasmania.

Stand-off ends between MV Portland, Alcoa after security guards escort workers off ship

Posted by on Jan 13, 2016

A two-month stand-off between the crew of the cargo ship MV Portland and Alcoa has finished, after security guards escorted union workers off the ship.