TWU

  • Media Release

    Aviation Industry Must Continue To Call Australia Home

    May 01

    Australia must continue to be home to high quality aviation jobs to ensure we have a safe, sustainable and secure aviation industry for everyone, commented Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union.

  • News

    Charges laid over bus assault

    May 01

    The Transport Workers' Union says Sunshine Coast bus drivers need to be urgently trained in conflict resolution and self-defence after an assault on Sunday.

  • Media Release

    Administration of 1stFleet Trucking Highlights Major Retailers Squeeze On The Supply Chain

    April 27

    The decision to appoint an administrator to trucking firm 1stFleet yesterday leaves hundreds of workers and their families facing a dark and uncertain future and highlights yet again the squeeze on the supply chain by major retailers like Coles. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).


  • News

    Truck driver safety focus of new Bill

    April 26

    The long road to better conditions for truck drivers reached its destination after the Road Safety Remuneration Bill in the federal senate this month.

  • News

    TWU SCORES VICTORY AGAINST J.J. RICHARDS

    April 20

    The Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) has won a long running dispute against waste company J.J. Richards following a ruling of the Full Bench of the Federal Court in Melbourne at 9:30am this morning.

  • News

    Safe Rates for truck drivers- Janelle Saffin, Member for Page

    April 18

    In March the Federal Government's Road Safety Remuneration Bill was passed legislation that will save lives by ensuring that truck drivers are paid reasonably for the work they do and remove the economic incentive for truck drivers to take unacceptable risks on our roads.