TWU

  • Media Release

    Safer Roads for all Australians - 20 Years in Making

    March 21

    The resounding vote in support of the Road Safety Remuneration Bill in the Senate yesterday means that all Australians can look forward to safer roads and truck drivers can look forward to decent pay and conditions. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union (TWU). 

  • News

    'Historic decision' paves way for safer roads

    March 21

    The move to establish a tribunal to set pay rates for truck drivers is a “historic decision”, according to the Transport Workers Union, which says the reform will improve road safety.

  • News

    Sterle threatens fisticuffs as safe rates passes

    March 21

    The Federal Government has succeeded in its push to reshape trucking pay rates, but not before a Labor senator threatened to slap around his Coalition counterpart for opposing the reform.

  • News

    Safer roads for all Australians - The Hon Anthony Albanese MP

    March 21

    Today I joined the Prime Minister and representatives from the Transport Workers Union on the lawn at Parliament House to celebrate the passing of historic laws which will improve road safety for truck drivers, their families and all Australian road users.

  • Video

    Milestone for Road Safety Remuneration Bill

    March 19

    Press conference with Tony Sheldon, National Secretary, Transport Workers Union; and Frank Black, Owner Driver Representative, Australian Trucking Association.

  • Video

    Historic Day As Parliament Votes To Make Roads Safer For All Australians

    March 19

    Press Conference with Bill Shorten, Federal Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, on the successful passage of the Road Safety Remuneration Bill at the Lower House, which will make roads safer.