• Media Release

    TWU Calls For Suspension Of AirAsia Indonesia Flights

    February 03

    The Transport Workers’ Union is urgently calling on the Minister for Infrastructure Warren Truss to oversee the suspension of AirAsia Indonesia flights in Australia pending a safety audit of the airline.
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 3 February 2015

  • News

    Hymix Workers To Take Protected Action In QLD

    January 30

    Transport Workers Union members at eight Hymix depots across South East Queensland will take protected action today in response to Hymix proposing a substandard Enterprise Bargaining Agreement for workers and their families.
    TWU QLD MEDIA RELEASE, 30 January 2015

  • News

    TWU Calls For NSW Govt Action To Stop Attacks On Taxi Drivers

    January 29

    Transport Workers’ Union NSW Secretary Michael Aird has demanded that the Baird Government introduce tougher penalties for people who assault taxi drivers and provide proper training for drivers after a spate of assaults on cabbies across the state.
    TWU NSW MEDIA RELEASE, 29 January 2015

  • Media Release

    Workplace Changes Will Hurt Economy

    January 23

    The Transport Workers’ Union has warned the government that reducing the minimum wage, scrapping extra pay for Sunday and bank holiday work and stripping away workers’ rights will damage the economy.
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 23 January 2015

  • News

    Push For Remote-area Phones

    January 20

    The Transport Workers Union wants employers to provide all workers travelling to remote areas with a satellite phone and emergency positioning beacon, saying lessons have not been learnt from past tragedies.
    Gabrielle Knowles and Tayissa Barone, The West Australian, 20 January 2015

  • News

    Iron Ore Industry Using Low Prices As An Opportunity To Cut Contract Costs: West Australian Transport Workers Union

    January 13

    Unions are accusing mining companies of using the plunge in the iron ore price as an excuse to slash wages and conditions.
    ABC Rural, by Lucinda Jose, 13 January 2015