• Media Release

    Truckies Can’t Trust Truss, Says TWU

    September 08

    The National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union of Australia, Tony Sheldon, has reacted angrily to Nationals’ Leader, Warren Truss’s remarks that there is no evidence to support a system of safe rates for truck drivers.

  • Media Release

    Albanese Provides Timeframe for Safe Rates for Truck Drivers

    August 26

    In a speech to the NSW Transport Workers Union delegates conference today, federal Transport Minister Anthony Albanese MP, provided a timetable for the introduction of safe rates for truck drivers across Australia.

  • Media Release

    Qantas On Notice: 95% of TWU Members Vote for Industrial Action

    August 24

    Qantas management is now on notice that Transport Workers Union members at Qantas are ready to take industrial action against moves to damage the airline.

  • Media Release

    Qantas bosses want Patricks-style conflict

    August 18

    Ground handlers at Qantas fear the company is planning a bigger industrial campaign than Patricks Stevedores launched against its workforce in the waterfront dispute of the mid-1990s.


  • Media Release

    Pilots to join Aviation Union Federation

    August 17

    Today, the Australian and International Pilots Association (AIPA) will officially join the Australian Aviation Union Federation (AUF), giving pilots a voice through the largest representative aviation body in country. 

  • Media Release

    Qantas to still call Asia home

    August 16

    After talking down Qantas international for over a year, Qantas has today realized its grand plan to destroy the Qantas brand and replace it with aircraft and business partnerships that will kill at least 1000 Australian jobs.