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  • Join the TWU

    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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  • TWU National Council 2017

    TWU National Council met in Fremantle 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 in May and also focused on the challenges facing the transport industry.

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Campaigns

News

  • TWU CALLS FOR TRANSPORT INVESTIGATION AFTER SIX KILLED IN NSW TRUCK CRASHES IN 24 HOURS

    20 July

    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling for an investigation into the transport industry after six people were killed in truck crashes across NSW in the last 24 hours. Police have reported three separate crashes involving trucks: two people were killed north of Gloucester early this morning, two people were killed near Sutton Forest yesterday evening and two people were killed at Bendemeer yesterday afternoon.

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  • TWU CALLS ON ALL STATE GOVERNMENTS TO STOP RIDE-SHARE RIP-OFF OF PASSENGERS & DRIVERS

    19 July

    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling on all State Governments to protect passengers and drivers over arbitrary rate increases and wage reductions by ride-sharing platforms such as Uber. The Union is also seeking regulation to force transparency from Uber on how it sets its rates, following complaints from drivers and passengers over its secretive system.

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Events

  • TWU VIC/TAS Delegates' Conference 2017

    11TH AUGUST, MOONEE VALLEY RACECOURSE, MELBOURNE

    The TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) Delegates Conference promises to be a terrific forum for delegates, HSR’s, Union officials and leaders from government and industry to discuss issues in the transport sector and develop plans to improve conditions and wages for you and your mates into the future. No doubt a major topic of discussion will be the progress of the 50 EBAs the Branch plans to kick-start this year. Many will be in for a big fight, but it is the strength of members that makes the TWU strong. Register your interest to attend now by clicking the 'Read More' button.

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  • TWU NSW Delegates' Conference 2017

    24-25th August, Rooty Hills, Sydney’s West

    Hundreds of TWU Delegates, Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) and Activists from across NSW and the ACT will gather for the Annual Delegates’ Conference of the TWU NSW Branch. Delegates, HSRs and Activists are the beating heart of the TWU. It is their skill, passion and hard work that binds together the transport workers in our yards and industries so TWU members can win secure jobs, safe working conditions and wages you can sustain a family on. Register your attendance now by clicking the ‘Read More’ button.

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