• Media Release

    This Stinks!

    December 18

    Transpacific Industries
    Protected Action: 21 December 2012
    Overtime bans, Limitations & No Paperwork

    TWU SA/NT Branch Media Release, 18 December 2012

  • News

    Bus Drivers Risking Death at Hand of Criminals, Says Union

    December 18

    Sunshine Coast bus drivers are at risk of being killed by armed and dangerous criminals because of "soft" laws and punishments, the Transport Workers Union has said.

    By Kate Clifford, Sunshine Coast Daily

  • Media Release

    Spate of Fatal Truck Crashes in the Run Up to Christmas Highlights Lethal Pressures In Trucking

    December 17

    The spate of fatal truck crashes on Australian roads in the run up to Christmas is not only a tragedy for those involved and their loved ones, but also a reminder of the pressures facing truck drivers every day when they step into the cab. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary, of the Transport Workers’ Union.

  • News

    Truckies Squeezed

    December 14

    It’s not just TWU members and truckies across the country who know that demands from major retailers like Coles are responsible for the lethal pressures in trucking (“Retail giant defends trucking rates”, AFR, December 10).

  • Media Release

    TWU Stands With Turkish DHL Workers On Respect at DHL Day

    December 12

    Transport Workers’ Union members across Australia are today joining thousands of trade unions across the globe taking part in an international day of action over the mistreatment of workers in Turkey by logistics giant Deutsche Post DHL (DP-DHL).

  • Audio

    2SM Interview with Michael Kaine on Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal's Focus on Retail Sector

    December 11

    (2SM, Sydney) Michael Kaine, Assistant Secretary of Transport Workers' Union, said the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal's decision to prioritise the retail sector in its first annual work programme is a welcome announcement for truckies. Major Retailers like Coles have to really be looked at.