• News

    FOI follies prove the powerful hate disclosure

    December 22

    Tony Sheldon

    Sydney Morning Herald, 22 December 2014


    TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon writes in the SMH on how the Abbott government’s changes to the Freedom of Information Act threaten to deprive the public of information it has a right to know.

  • Media Release

    Coles Still Squeezing Truck Drivers

    December 16

    The Transport Workers’ Union has today criticised Coles for settling its dispute with suppliers while at the same time keeping the pressure on truck drivers, resulting in tragedy on our roads.
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 16 December 2014

  • News

    Orica Strike Over Potential $10,000 Pay Cut

    December 16

    Operations at more than 20 Hunter mines were at a standstill on Tuesday afternoon as essential workers downed tools to strike against cuts to pay and conditions.
    Newcastle Herald, by Peta Doherty, 16 December 2014

  • News

    TWU Garbos Build Power To Make A Stand

    December 15

    TWU Garbos are building union power and gathering support from the community to tell waste contractor JJ Richards they will not let their pay and conditions be trashed.
    TWU QLD News, 15 December 2014

  • News

    TWU NSW Member Wins Landmark Health and Safety Ruling

    December 11

    NSW Transport Workers’ Union secretary-elect Michael Aird hailed a landmark legal ruling, allowing a TWU member the right to choose his own Health and Safety Representative training provider, as a major step towards safer workplaces in NSW.
    TWU NSW MEDIA RELEASE, 11 December 2014

  • Media Release

    Transport Workers' Union: Concerns Over Qantas Flight Turn-Backs

    December 09

    A series of recent incidents involving Qantas planes appear to demonstrate a pattern involving maintenance performance at the airline, the Transport Workers’ Union has said.
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 9 December 2014