TWU

  • Media Release

    Carbon Tax Will Cost Drivers Up To $200 A Week

    July 06

    The Transport Workers Union has today revealed truck drivers and small trucking operators could be facing charges of up to $200 a week on fuel alone with no way to recover the cost under the carbon tax proposed by the federal Government.

  • News

    No more costs for Truckies

    July 06

    A Party revolt is brewing on carbon tax at this weekend’s ALP conference, with warnings it will cost lives on the road and leave truck drivers $5000 a year out of pocket.

  • News

    Families will hear of carbon tax help

    July 06

    Julia Gillard will promise that seven out of 10 families will face no added financial burden from the carbon tax as she prepares to embark on a campaign selling her climate change laws next week.

  • News

    Senator backs truckies on Carbon Tax compensation

    July 05

    The Federal Government is under internal pressure to help industries like steel and transport cope with the carbon price that it plans to reveal on Sunday.

  • News

    Good enough for cows, not good enough for truckies

    July 05

    Australians will finally learn how the proposed carbon tax will hit their hip pockets when Prime Minister Julia Gillard unveils her policy on Sunday.=

  • Audio

    Concerns over fuel exemptions under the carbon tax

    July 04

    Ray Hadley speaks to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union, about concerns over fuel exemptions under the carbon tax.