• Media Release


    December 06

    TWU Media Release

    Workers at Qantas Ground Services have overwhelmingly endorsed a new agreement and package securing increased superannuation payments, domestic violence leave and 32 full time positions.
    The Agreement, which was endorsed by the TWU, received 96% yes vote.

  • Media Release

    Six Die During Horror Week For Truck Crashes

    November 17

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 17 November 2016
    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling for an urgent review of Federal and State road safety agencies following a spate of truck crashes that have left six people dead in just three days.

  • Media Release

    Transport Activists Protest At Indonesia Consulate In Support Of Striking Workers

    November 17

    TWU MEDIA RELEAE, 17 November 2016
    Transport and maritime worker activists protested at Indonesia’s consulate yesterday, demanding that striking truck drivers and port workers are treated fairly and an end is put to dangerous working conditions.

  • Media Release

    Underpayment Of Migrant Driver Highlights Larger Exploitation Problem, TWU Warns

    November 10

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 10 November 2016

    Underpayment of a Sri Lankan truck driver by almost $9,000 highlights the ongoing problem of exploitation in the transport industry, the Transport Workers’ Union has warned.

  • Media Release

    TWU Stands With Sacked Cub Workers, Calls For Corporate Accountability On Wages, Conditions

    November 09

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 9 November 2016
    TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon has stood with sacked workers at the Carlton United Breweries today, demanding that the Government make wealthy manufacturers and retailers accountable for what happens to workers in their supply chains.

  • Media Release

    Drivers Killed In Horror Crashes Show Why Trucking Is Australia's Deadliest Job

    November 07

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 7 November 2016
    Two truck drivers have been killed in horrific crashes in South Australia and Perth highlighting the deadly nature of the job and the need for a solution to the crisis in trucking.