TWU

  • News

    'Deadliest' Industry In Need Of Reform: TWU

    July 03

    Sydney Morning Herald, by Anna Patty, 3 July 2015

    Truck driver Duane Bowering says he has been forced routinely to take his life - and those of other motorists - into his hands by carrying loads that are too heavy and unsecured.

  • Media Release

    Calls At Senate Inquiry For Retailers To Be Held To Account Over Road Deaths

    July 02

    MEDIA RELEASE, 2 July 2015
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union today at a Senate inquiry has called for major businesses which use transport companies to be held to account over the carnage on the roads involving truck crashes.

  • News

    RACQ Sacks Hero Tow Truck Driver Who Saves Life

    July 02

    TWU QLD MEDIA RELEASE, 2 June 2015

    The Transport Workers Union of QLD commended a tow truck driver for his heroic actions and initiative saving a wheelchair bound driver from a life threatening breakdown on the M1. The RACQ disagrees: they have sacked him.

  • News

    Threat To Local Jobs Angers TWU: Cairns Airport Rally Against Deregulation

    July 02

    TWU QLD MEDIA RELEASE, 2 July 2015

    The Transport Workers’ Union is outraged at the refusal of Cairns Airport Authority to back local aviation workers, whose jobs are under threat by the Abbott Government’s proposal to deregulate aviation north of the line of Capricorn.

  • News

    Reform The Entire Taxi Industry In NSW-Including Uber

    June 30

    TWU NSW MEDIA RELEASE, 30 June 2015

    Transport Workers Union NSW Secretary Michael Aird has said that the NSW Government must act to reform the entire taxi system and put fairness, safety and community standards at the heart of what has long been a deeply dysfunctional industry.

  • News

    State Government Must Review Tip Truck Industry After Third Fatal Crash On NSW Roads In June

    June 26

    TWU NSW MEDIA RELEASE, 26 June 2015

    Transport Workers Union NSW Secretary Michael Aird has called for an urgent review of tip truck industry safety and regulation after the third fatal crash involving a tip truck on NSW roads this month.