TWU

  • Media Release

    A Federal Anti-Corruption Commission

    May 22

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today renewed his calls for Federal MPs to support a national anti-corruption commission, to rein in the influence of political donations and favours.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 22 May 2014

  • Media Release

    Advance Memorial for 330 Truck Crash Victims

    May 22

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today joined more than 150 truck drivers and their families in an advance memorial for the 330 people who will die this year in truck-related crashes.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 22 May 2014

  • News

    Union Leader Tony Sheldon's Fiery Call to Arms

    May 20

    Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union, has urged all unions to rediscover their sense of purpose and set ambitious membership growth targets to fight the ­Abbott government and corporate “greed and exploitation”.

    The Australian, by Troy Bramston, 20 May 2014

  • News

    Cabbie Bashed: Union Demands Tougher Penalties or Fears Drivers Will Quit in Cairns

    May 19

    A Cairns taxi owner wants jail time for people who assault drivers after a 62-year-old man was allegedly attacked at the weekend and the vehicle pulled to pieces by a drunken thug.

    Cairns Post, 19 May 2014

  • News

    Truck Crash Prompts Renewed Calls for North West Coastal Highway Fix

    May 13

    The Transport Workers Union has reiterated its call for the highway linking the Pilbara and Gascoyne to be upgraded after another road train accident at the weekend.

    ABC NEWS

  • Media Release

    Federal ICAC & Donation Reform

    May 11

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary and ALP Senior Vice-President Tony Sheldon today called on both Labor and the Liberals to bring in legislation for a Federal Independent Commission Against Corruption.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 11 May 2014