• News

    Queensland Health to Sack a Hundred from Children's Ward

    April 04

    Over 100 children’s ward support staff will be sacked when the Royal Children’s Hospital at Herston moves to the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital in South Brisbane this November.

    TWU QLD MEDIA RELEASE, 4 April 2014

  • Media Release

    Hampton Truck Crash

    March 31

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today said the Hampton truck crash on March 26 was further evidence of the pressure on drivers to speed or skip rest breaks in order to meet unrealistic deadlines.

  • News

    Truck Company Audit over Unpaid Super Claim

    March 31

    The Transport Workers Union will conduct an audit of Illawarra trucking company Kosseris Bulkhaul, amid claims it failed to pay superannuation to one of its workers.

    Illawarra Mercury, by Dominic Geiger, 31 March 2014

  • Media Release

    QIRC Ruling A Win For All Waste Workers

    March 27

    The Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) has found that domestic or commercial waste drivers cannot be represented by the Construction, Forestry, Mining & Energy, Industrial Union of Employees, Queensland (CFMEUQ).

    TWU QLD News, 27 March 2014

  • News

    TWU Calls for Immediate Safety Audit of Tragic Waste Facility Drowning Site

    March 25

    The Transport Workers Union of NSW has called on the O'Farrell Government to conduct an urgent safety assessment of the entire Lucas Heights Waste Management and Recycling facility where a man drowned yesterday, to determine if it's safe for the man's colleagues to return to work.

    TWU NSW News, 25 March 2014

  • Media Release

    Coles Risks Adelaide Lives

    March 20

    Transport Workers Union Assistant Secretary Michael Kaine today said a planned supermarket expansion in suburban Adelaide posed an extremely high risk of crashes involving semi-trailers and suburban vehicles, which could cost lives.