TWU

  • News

    Qantas (Jetstar) needs to focus on standards, not just profit

    August 03

    Following Qantas (Jetstar’s) push to drop passenger checks on trans-Tasman traffic the Transport Workers Union has demanded any changes are conditional on all flights meeting Australian standards.

  • News

    85% members vote yes to landmark agreement

    July 29

    Last week almost 85% of Toll Dnata staff across the country voted to accept the EBA negotiated by your TWU and rank and file delegates. This is a great victory for members across Toll Dnata and is the first national union agreement in almost 10 years at these workplaces - delivering all the key provisions outlined below. 

  • News

    TWU calls for Australian wages and conditions for Australian skies

    July 28

    The Transport Workers Union has backed the Australian and International Pilots Association calls to stop cheaper pilots being used by Qantas in Australian air spaces. 


  • News

    Refuellers to take action over unfair pay rates

    July 16

    The Australian newspaper has reported that  refuellers have threatened to proceed with a 24-hour strike at Sydney airport next week, potentially disrupting air travel.

  • News

    TRUCK DEATH STATISTICS POINT TO ROAD TOLL RISES

    July 12

    With yet another report confirming that economic factors has a direct impact on the massive death toll in the road transport industry, drivers are calling for the urgent implementation of Safe Rates across Australia.

  • Video

    Win TV report on TWU Safe Rates Convoy to Canberra

    July 11

    On 20 June the Transport Workers Union led a vehicle convoy made up of hundreds of trucks, buses and supporters vehicles to the lawns of Parliament House in Canberra to show support for the Federal Government's commitment to put in place a system of Safe Rates and Conditions for truck drivers.