• News

    Beware Tony’s ‘WorkChoices2’

    February 21

    Before the last federal election Tony Abbott promised repeatedly about any possible reintroduction of the WorkChoices legislation, "'s dead, it's buried, it's cremated now and forever".
    Big Rigs, by Wayne Forno, 21 Feb 2014

  • News

    Time to Even Out the Industry: Waste Workers Doing Same Job, Paid Differently

    February 19

    The Transport Workers’ Union will hold a transport workers barbeque outside VISY in Carrara today (19.02.2014) in a chance to help drivers identify disparities in wages and conditions.
    TWU QLD MEDIA RELEASE, 19 Feb 2014

  • Media Release

    Eric Abetz: Statements on Q And A

    February 18

    Last night, Workplace Relations Minister Eric Abetz appeared on the ABC Q&A show and said:

  • Media Release

    Qantas Call For Industrial War Puts Ideology Ahead Commercial Return

    February 13

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today said Qantas plans to declare industrial war on its workforce were cynicism of the worst kind and would further damage the airline’s profitability.

  • Media Release

    National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

    February 10

    Transport Workers’ Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today (10/2/14) said the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator, which starts operations today, would not address the economic pressures on drivers which were the major cause of speeding, fatigue and poor maintenance.

  • Video

    Truck Driver's Death Prompts Campaign to Ensure Drivers Equipped with Emergency Supplies

    February 05

    (720 ABC Perth, 4 Feb 2014) Three years after the death of a truck driver in the Goldfields, a campaign is running to prevent similar tragedies. The TWU urges the companies to sit up and take notice and do the right things.