• Media Release

    “Qantas Asia” is wrong, we need to save our airline

    May 13

    Employees and shareholders will question the actions of Qantas management this morning after revelations the company was looking to start a “Qantas Asia” brand out of Malaysia in order to continue the off-shoring of Australian jobs.

  • News

    Unite and British Airways reach agreement on cabin crew

    May 12

    Commenting on today’s agreement between Unite and British Airways, ITF general secretary David Cockroft said: “This groundbreaking agreement brings an end to the dispute within sight, subject to the approval of the cabin crew.”

  • News

    Budget delivers for transport sector

    May 11

    The Australian Transport Unions Federation (ATUF) welcomed announcements in the federal budget related to regulatory reform and a massive funding boost for transport infrastructure, skills and training.

  • News

    Qantas faces first shot from engineers

    May 10

    Qantas engineers are poised to fire the first shot in what may be an extended industrial battle leading to widespread delays and cancellations.

  • News

    Airport security a 'terrorist disaster waiting to happen'

    May 07

    Airport workers representatives have called for a fundamental overhaul of Australia's aviation security protocols, branding lax standards as a "terrorist disaster waiting to happen".

  • Media Release

    Airline unions slam companies over lax security while TWU threatens strike action

    May 06

    The Transport Workers Union has threatened strike action at Qantas over security and safety concerns after the airline cancelled negotiation talks today with workplace committees when management were called to a meeting with the aviation safety regulator, CASA.