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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

    Korean prosecutors have asked for five years jail for KPTU Vice President Cho Sung-deok just for standing up for working rights. Eight members have been jailed already. Show your support for union members in Korea and sign the petition!

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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

  • Potentially Deadly Weapons Found On Darwin Buses

    18 July

    Axes, jagged knives, scissors, drunken fights and verbal abuse – this is what our unarmed transit safety officers face every day while trying to keep Darwin bus drivers and passengers safe. TWU SA/NT branch organiser Elise McLay said bus drivers “certainly” did not feel safe driving in Darwin and Palmerston. “We’ve had drivers threatened and assaulted with weapons including machetes and axes,” Ms McLay said. “It is not uncommon for drivers to be spat at or verbally abused.”

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  • The Assault On Penalty Rates Continues

    15 July

    The fight for workers’ rights continues after new National Retail Association (NRA) boss Dominique Lamb confirmed big business will persist in its push to have penalty rates cut. TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) Secretary John Berger said that slashing penalty rates would be a crippling blow for people who work these hours. “The TWU and the union movement in general fought hard to have penalty rates introduced into the modern award system and we will continue fighting to protect what we have,” John said.

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Events

  • TWU NSW Delegates Conference

    25 - 26 Aug

    Hundreds of TWU Delegates, Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) and Activists from across NSW and the ACT will gather in Rooty Hill in Sydney’s West on August 25-26th for our Annual Delegates’ Conference. Make sure you're registered to attend!

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