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Vale Rex Munn – #MUA

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Vale Rex Munn
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Rex Munn aged 84 was affectionately known as "The Singing Socialist". Rex was a legend of the Labour Movement in South Australia, the President of the MUA Retired Veterans Committee, a wharfie of 36 years culminating in his election as Vigilance officer of the WWF in Port Adelaide leading to his retirement in 1987.

Rex loved his Union and was a committed Socialist and continued fighting for the working class to the time of his death.

He was Vice President of the SA May Day Collective and always led the May Day Dinner in renditions of the Red Flag, The Internationale and Solidarity Forever.

Rex is survived by the love of his life Marcia and a host of children, step children and grand children.

Produced by Jamie McMechan – Maritime Union of Australia – Film Unit.

Maritime Union of Australia (MUA)
http://www.mua.org.au

Australian Council of Trade Union (ACTU)
http://www.actu.org.au/

International Transport Workers Federation (ITF)
http://www.itfglobal.org

International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)
http://www.ituc-csi.org/

http://youtu.be/65rWlfrZxh0

About Darin Sullivan (1967 Articles)
President of the Fire Brigade Employees’ Union and a professional firefighter with more than 25 years’ experience. Father of two daughters, he lives and works on the NSW South Coast, Australia. He is a strong advocate for firefighters and emergency service workers with an interest in mental health issues and caring for those around him. He is a Director on the NSW Fire Brigades Death and Disability Super Fund and works with charities including ‘The Movember Foundation’. As a leader and activist he has long been active in the campaign for action on climate change. Now a Station Commander in the fire and rescue service in NSW and has decades of experience fighting fires, both rural and urban. He is passionate about highlighting the impact climate change is having on fire preparedness and fire behaviour in Australia, and the risks associated with inaction on climate change. Darin is also a spokesperson for the Australian Climate Media Centre.
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