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    BECOME A MEMBER

    Currently we have 90,000 members throughout Australia in the transport industry. These women and men work in aviation, oil, waste management, gas, road transport, passenger vehicles and freight logistics. We represent employees of companies including Toll, Linfox, TNT, CEVA, Booths, Asciano, K & S, Startrack, Qantas, Jetstar, Virgin Australia and many, many more. Contact your state branch to become a member of TWU.

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  • SAFE RATES IN KOREA

    Unions in South Korea are fighting for safe, fair rates and conditions for truck drivers. Drivers at food company Pulmuone have been on strike since early September 2015 in protest over a 20-year pay freeze and appalling safety conditions. Workers tell how they are forced to pay money daily to Pulmuone to keep their contracts with the company. They tell of fainting on the job from fatigue.

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Campaigns

  • UNITE FOR A BETTER AGREEMENT AT QGS

    TWU members at Qantas Ground Handling are standing strong together for a new Agreement that secure them a fairer deal. QGS is part of the Qantas Group, but QGS workers are treated much differently to their Qantas colleagues.

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  • PUMA ENERGY WORKERS WILL NOT BE DIVIDED!

    TWU members are Puma Energy remain strong and united despite tactics from management to split negotiations and meet with drivers, mechanics and operations separately.

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News

  • VIDEO: ATA Says One Thing But Does Another

    30 June

    The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) is supposed to represent the entire trucking industry - not just the big business employers. The ATA even blatantly colluded with the Turnbull Government, in the favour of big bosses, to abolish safe minimum rates for drivers. Watch this video to see how the ATA says one thing but does another.

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  • Visa Corruption Causing Havoc On Our Roads

    29 June

    The Transport Workers Union has sounded the alarm on workplace visa rorts in the Australian road transport industry, which are endangering the public by creating a class of untrained drivers working well below industry standards.

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Events

  • MELBOURNE: Community Rally for Safe Rates

    19 June

    Safe Rates supporters will join a community rally and Westgate Convoy to show support for a safe and fair go for all transport workers. BYO: Truck, Bus, classic Car or Motorcycle to be part of the convoy!

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  • ADELAIDE: Rally for Safe Rates

    19 June

    Join TWU SA at a rally for Safe Rates! Kicking off with a go-slow to the Torrens Parade Grounds, Safe Rates supports will enjoy guest speakers, entertainment and BBQ.

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