Musicians Union of Australia (MUA)

The Registered Organisations Commission is responsible for regulating the financial returns, annual returns, elections and disclosures of registered organisations. These records are available below.

Rules and Rule alterations remain with the Fair Work Commission and the FWC continues to host those records on its website external-icon.png.

About the MUA 

Organisation type and coverage: a union of employees connected to the professional musicians’ industry

Financial year: 1 July to 30 June

Date of registration: 31 March 1911

The organisation has 6 branches:

  • Adelaide Branch
  • Brisbane Branch
  • Hobart Branch
  • Launceston Branch
  • Melbourne Branch, and
  • Sydney Branch.

From 2015 the organisation presents 1 financial report, which incorporates the financial affairs of the head office and all of the branches, on the basis of a s.245 certificate (reporting units on an alternate basis).

The supreme governing authority of the organisation is vested in the Federal Council. It consists of the Federal Office Bearers and the members of all the Branch Committees. The organisation is also governed by a Federal Executive.

The Federal Office-bearers and Members of the Branch Committees previously elected every 2 and 4 years are transitioning to uniform 3 year terms. From 2018 all officers in the Union will be elected every 3 years.

Elections for office positions across the organisation are conducted by the Australian Electorial Commission.

For the current rules, information on rules, rule alterations and permits, please see the Fair Work Commission website. These matters are dealt with by the Fair Work Commission.

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Documents Type Year Branch Branch status Comments Code
AR2017/109 Annual returns 2017 -central office- 013N
AR2016/100 Annual returns 2016 -central office- 013N
E2016/184 Elections 2016 -central office- scheduled (transitional term) elections 013N
FR2016/322 Financial reports 2016 -central office- Financial year ending 30 June 2016 013N
AR2015/108 Annual returns 2015 -central office- 013N
FR2015/212 Financial reports 2015 -central office- Financial year ending 30 June 2015 013N
FR2015/213 Financial reports 2015 Melbourne Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2015 013NMEL
FR2015/218 Financial reports 2015 Adelaide Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2015 013NADE
FR2015/217 Financial reports 2015 Brisbane Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2015 013NBNE
FR2015/215 Financial reports 2015 Hobart Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2015 013NHBA
FR2015/216 Financial reports 2015 Launceston Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2015 013NLNC
FR2015/214 Financial reports 2015 Sydney Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2015 013NSYD
AR2014/156 Annual returns 2014 -central office- 013N
FR2014/230 Financial reports 2014 -central office- Financial year ending 30 June 2014 013N
E2014/214 Elections 2014 Adelaide Branch 013NADE
FR2014/236 Financial reports 2014 Adelaide Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2014 013NADE
FR2014/235 Financial reports 2014 Brisbane Branch Financial year end 30 June 2014 013NBNE
E2014/272 Elections 2014 Hobart Branch scheduled election 013NHBA
FR2014/233 Financial reports 2014 Hobart Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2014 013NHBA
E2014/184 Elections 2014 Launceston Branch 013NLNC
FR2014/234 Financial reports 2014 Launceston Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2014 013NLNC
FR2014/231 Financial reports 2014 Melbourne Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2014 013NMEL
FR2014/232 Financial reports 2014 Sydney Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2014 013NSYD
AR2013/230 Annual returns 2013 -central office- 013N
FR2012/394 Financial reports 2013 -central office- Financial year ending 30 June 2013 013N
FR2013/303 Financial reports 2013 -central office- Financial year ending 30 June 2013 013N
FR2013/309 Financial reports 2013 Adelaide Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2013 013NADE
FR2013/308 Financial reports 2013 Brisbane Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2013 013NBNE
E2013/282 Elections 2013 Hobart Branch 013NHBA
FR2013/306 Financial reports 2013 Hobart Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2013 013NHBA
FR2013/307 Financial reports 2013 Launceston Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2013 013NLNC
FR2013/304 Financial reports 2013 Melbourne Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2013 013NMEL
FR2013/305 Financial reports 2013 Sydney Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2013 013NSYD
AR2012/332 Annual returns 2012 -central office- 013N
E2012/395 Elections 2012 Adelaide Branch 013NADE
FR2012/400 Financial reports 2012 Adelaide Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2012 013NADE
E2012/295 Elections 2012 Brisbane Branch 013NBNE
FR2012/399 Financial reports 2012 Brisbane Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2012 013NBNE
E2012/302 Elections 2012 Hobart Branch 013NHBA
FR2012/397 Financial reports 2012 Hobart Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2012 013NHBA
E2012/288 Elections 2012 Launceston Branch 013NLNC
FR2012/398 Financial reports 2012 Launceston Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2012 013NLNC
E2012/296 Elections 2012 Melbourne Branch 013NMEL
FR2012/395 Financial reports 2012 Melbourne Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2012 013NMEL
E2012/300 Elections 2012 Sydney Branch 013NSYD
FR2012/396 Financial reports 2012 Sydney Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2012 013NSYD
AR2011/2641 Annual returns 2011 -central office- 013N
FR2011/2716 Financial reports 2011 -central office- Financial year ending 30 June 2011 013N
FR2011/2722 Financial reports 2011 Adelaide Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2011 013NADE
FR2011/2721 Financial reports 2011 Brisbane Branch Financial year ending 30 June 2011 013NBNE
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