• News

    Highway Office Leaves 300 Dead A Year

    August 04

    Truck driving is one of the most dangerous jobs in the country.

    Glen Humphries, Illawarra Mercury

  • Media Release

    TWU Seeks to Strengthen Draft Safety Orders

    August 02

    The draft order released by the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) needs to be strengthened to tackle the powerful role of clients at the top of the transport supply chain and fulfill the Tribunal’s mandate to ensure all truck drivers receive safe and fair rates of pay, according to the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).

  • News

    Union to Celebrate 125 Years of Work

    August 02

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY: The TWU celebrates a significant milestone, its 125th anniversary.

    Big Rigs, by Wayne Forno, TWU NSW State Secretary, 2 August 2013

  • News

    Union hounds Hanson over 457 visa plan

    July 24

    Construction company Hanson is facing a union backlash in Queensland over its plans to bring in foreign workers on 457 visas.

  • Media Release

    Coalition MP Continues His Fact Free Attack On Industry Super Funds

    July 19

    Federal Liberal MP Paul Fletcher’s recent fact-free attacks on the integrity of TWU Super and industry superannuation funds is another example of his opposition to industry super funds where working people actually have a voice, said TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon.

  • Media Release

    Aussie Lives Depend on Safe Rates for Truck Drivers

    July 18

    It’s time for big retailers like Coles to end the squeeze on truckies and for the Coalition to support a safer trucking industry - because Aussie lives depend on it. That's according to Peter Biagini, TWU Queensland Secretary.