• Media Release

    TWU Welcomes Road Safety Watchdog Move On Safe Rates For Drivers

    August 27

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 27 August 2015
    The Transport Workers’ Union has welcomed a draft decision by the road safety watchdog to set safe rates for truck drivers to cover the full costs of their work.

  • Media Release

    TWU Bus Trips To Protest Over Road Safety

    August 21

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 August 2015
    Transport Workers’ Union activists from Queensland and South Australia are to stage protests around the country before converging on the TWU New South Wales delegates’ conference this Thursday morning.

  • Media Release

    Wesfarmers Results Prove Pressure In Trucking

    August 20

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 20 August 2015
    The Transport Workers’ Union today called on Coles’ parent company Wesfarmers to end the squeeze on trucking after the retail giant’s financial results showed a decrease in freight costs despite a jump of over 60% in profits to $2.44 billion.

  • Media Release

    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.

  • Media Release

    Transport Workers' Union Supports ACTU Action At Royal Commission

    August 19

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 19 August 2015
    The Transport Workers’ Union fully supports the ACTU action at the Royal Commission and is among the unions which will be represented by their application.

  • News

    TWU Demands Urgent Safety Investigation of Crawfords Freightlines

    August 18

    TWU NSW News, 18 August 2015
    Transport Workers' Union Newcastle Secretary Mick Forbes has called on the Baird Government to launch an urgent investigation of Crawfords Freightlines after a series of recent fatalities and a litany of safety concerns raised by transport workers.