TWU

  • Media Release

    Historic Day As Parliament Votes To Make Roads Safer For Australians

    March 19

    Today’s vote in the House of Representatives to enact the Road Safety Remuneration Bill is a historic step for every Australian, which will make our roads safer and finally begin to hold major retailers to account for the safe transportation of their goods. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union (TWU). 

  • News

    Fair go for visa workers

    March 18

    The Federal Government is being lobbied for a watchdog to expose unscrupulous employers who oppress and intimidate migrant workers.

  • News

    Coalition filibusters safe rates bill

    March 16

     Labor has accused the coalition of delaying passage of safe rates legislation out of cynical opposition to the laws.

  • Audio

    Family of Truck Crash Victim to Support the Road Safety Remuneration Bill

    March 14

    The family of David Tagliaferri who was killed by a truck on the Old Coast Road in Myalup talked to 6PR Radio Perth to support the Road Safety Remuneration Bill. His sister, Lisa Sawyer is in Canberra to urge politicians to support the Bill, and she says the legislation will create a tribunal to oversee the industry and give the truck industry somewhere to go to air their grievances.

  • News

    Back to basics for Joyce & Co

    March 13

    Could that solitary figure rummaging through the used parachutes at Sydney Airport really be our very own Qantas boss Alan Joyce?

  • News

    Greens MP Adam Bandt threw his full support behind the Road Safety Remuneration Bill

    March 13

    HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES PROOF BILLS, Road Safety Remuneration Bill 2011, Road Safety Remuneration (Consequential Amendments and Related Provisions) Bill 2011, Second Reading, SPEECH, Tuesday, 13 March 2012, Page 43.