TWU

  • News

    Where Will The Money Flow From Gorgon, Our Biggest Ever Mining Project?

    July 15

    Sydney Morning Herald, by Heath Aston, 15 July 2015

    To describe Gorgon as another super-sized resources project in Western Australia does not do justice to the scale and scope of the venture.

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    Energy Giants Called To Explain Billions In Tax Havens

    July 15

    Sydney Morning Herald, by Heath Aston, 15 July 2015

    Multinational fossil fuel companies behind Australia's biggest resources project are among a group of petrol and oil companies asked to explain tens of billions of dollars they hold in tax havens across the globe.

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    Bill Shorten Is Not The Sole Target Of The Royal Commission - Workers' Power Is Too

    July 14

    Sydney Morning Herald, by TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon, 14 July 2015

    The Royal Commission into Trade Unions is not a witch hunt. A witch hunt suggests a focused effort to hunt down a small group or individual. And while part of the bang the Abbott government is looking to derive from its 80 million bucks is to "kill Bill", the overarching aim of the commission is actually far greater than that.

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    Blacktown Bus Drivers Call For Support

    July 14

    Blacktown Sun, by Katrina Vo, 14 July 2015

    Transport Workers' Union NSW members in Blacktown have welcomed the support of MP John Robertson as they continue their campaign for a better and safer bus industry for passengers and drivers across the state.

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    Shining A Light Into The Rotten Core Of The Taxi Industry

    July 13

    Sydney Morning Herald, by TWU NSW Secretary Michael Aird, 13 July 2015

    Imagine if the rules of your job hadn't changed since the middle of the 19th century. Miners would still be working side by side with their children, factory workers would still be entertained on their 16-hour days by lectors, and when you talked about a computer you would mean a person and not an object!

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    QLD: Protesters Kicked Out Of RACQ Office

    July 10

    AAP Newswire, by Jamie McKinnell, 10 July 2015

    Queensland's peak motoring body RACQ has kicked a group of union protesters out of their Brisbane headquarters after they called for the reinstatement of a sacked tow truck driver.