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  • Join the TWU

    BECOME A MEMBER

    Currently we have 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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  • StarTrack EA Negotiation

    We Need to Prepare to Fight

    Voting on the StarTrack EA has now opened and close October 31. Make sure your vote counts and vote NO.

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Campaigns

News

  • TRUCK DRIVERS & SUPPORTERS BLOCK ADELAIDE ROADS DURING PROTEST AGAINST ALDI

    22 May

    Over 100 truck drivers and their supporters angry at Aldi’s refusal to address safety concerns have blocked a busy intersection in Adelaide during a protest. They were joined by ACTU Secretary Sally McManus, Transport Workers’ Union national and state activists and international trade unions attending TWU National Council this week. Protesters held up traffic during a march around Victoria Square and sat on the road at the intersection of Grote Street for over 20 minutes, calling on Aldi to end its attack on drivers raising safety concerns.

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  • TWU CALLS FOR 'THREE STRIKES' LAW FOR EMPLOYERS ON PUBLIC PROJECTS AS REPORT SHOWS HUGE $600BN GOVERNMENT SPEND

    22 May

    Governments must use the power of their $600 billion annual spend to ensure decent labour standards and lift wage growth, says the Transport Workers’ Union. The economic footprint of federal, state and local governments in Australia - which is 35% of GDP - is revealed in a report today by the Australia Institute’s Centre for Future Work, entitled Raising the bar: how government can use its economic leverage to lift labour standards throughout the economy.

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Events

  • TWU National Council 2018

    21-24 May, Adelaide

    TWU National Council met in Adelaide this year to discuss the campaigns underway that are delivering the union’s 2035 Vision for better jobs and conditions for transport workers. Council met over four days focusing on the challenges facing the transport industry.

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