Have your say about the future of Aussie Aviation

While aviation industry employers demand Government assistance to run their businesses, the wage level and working conditions of those who keep the industry flying are being ignored.

By working together, Australian aviation workers can ensure that the Australian avation industry remains strong, safe and secure.

  • Report Shows Aviation Jobs Marked By Low Wages, Part-time Work

    October 21

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 October 2015


    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling on the government and employers to address the crisis in aviation after a survey of employees shows many are struggling to meet costs.

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  • TWU Demands Qantas End Part-time, Casual Work Following Profit Announcement

    August 20

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 20 August 2015
    The Transport Workers’ Union is demanding that Qantas provide good quality, permanent jobs at the airline instead of forcing working families into part-time, casual work which is driving them into poverty.

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  • Twu Calls For Register Of Passengers Banned From Airlines

    August 03

    MEDIA RELEASE, 3 August 2015

    The Transport Workers’ Union is demanding that the government set up a register of disruptive passengers banned from airlines. Anyone who assaults cabin crew or other passengers would be included on the register to ensure that offenders banned by one airline do not travel on other airlines, putting other crew and passengers at risk.

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  • Prosecute Qatar Airways Over Pregnancy Sackings, TWU Demands

    June 19

    TWU PRESS RELEASE, 18 June 2015

    The Transport Workers’ Union is demanding that the Government prosecute Qatar Airways for discriminating against women workers, including allowing for them to be sacked if they become pregnant. The airline should be banned from entering Australia unless it abides by anti-discrimination laws, the union added.

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  • Trade Unions Take Stand Against Opening Up Australia To Foreign Airlines

    May 29

    The ACTU congress has backed a Transport Workers’ Union resolution today opposing any government plans which would see thousands of jobs lost in Australian aviation.
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 28 May 2015

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