• Media Release

    Union Movement Must Lead on Australian Values

    May 20

    I acknowledge that we are meeting on Larrakia Country. We pay our respects to all Larrakia people both past and present.

    Speech by National Secretary Tony Sheldon to the TWU National Council, Sky City, Darwin

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  • News

    Abbott's Super Delay Makes Him Robin Hood in Reverse: Sheldon

    May 20

    TWU national secretary Tony Sheldon has today accused Opposition Leader Tony Abbott of being Robin Hood "in reverse" for delaying increases in employer super contributions.

  • Media Release

    2013 TWU National Council

    May 10

    TWU National Council To Focus On the Right To A Decent Job
    May 20th - 23rd, at Sky City, Darwin

  • Media Release

    Coalition IR Policy A U-turn on Road Safety

    May 09

    Plans announced by the Coalition to review the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal in the event of winning September’s Federal election ignore all of the evidence collected over twenty years showing a direct relationship between pay and conditions for truck drivers and road safety, said Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union.

  • News

    Strike Planned for PWCS

    May 07

    Unions at the Port Waratah Coal Services coal loaders in Newcastle have lodged notices of intended industrial action from 6pm on Sunday.

    Ian Kirkwood, The Herald

  • News

    Security Standards Dropping

    May 02

    The cash-in-transit (CIT) industry which the Transport Workers Union covers, is one of the most vulnerable in the transport industry for obvious reasons, especially in terms of personal safety.

    Wayne Forno, TWU NSW State Secretary, Big Rigs, 2 May 2013