TWU

  • Media Release

    Three Lives Lost in Two Weeks in QLD Horrific Crashes – Highlights Crisis in Trucking, TWU Warns

    February 04

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 4 February 2016
     
    A young woman has died in a horrific crash in Central Queensland, highlighting the crisis in the Australian trucking industry. The Transport Workers’ Union is calling for transport operators and wealthy retailers in the supply chain to ensure drivers are paid a safe and fair wage with well-maintained vehicles to tackle the road carnage.

  • Media Release

    Horrific Crash Highlights Crisis in Trucking, TWU Warns

    February 03

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 3 February 2016 

    A horrific crash north of Williams, WA which saw a woman tragically killed highlights the crisis in trucking and shows the need for transport operators and wealthy retailers to ensure drivers are paid a safe, fair wage with well-maintained vehicles, the Transport Workers’ Union has said.

  • Media Release

    TWU Urges Caution on Roads during Public Holiday Period

    January 22

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 22 January 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is urging road users to be vigilant this public holiday period given the high death toll in truck-related crashes this time last year.

  • Media Release

    We Fight Hard Despite Grim Outlook

    January 14

    TWU WA Branch News, 12 January 2016
     
    As the biggest mining boom in Australia’s history comes to a grinding halt the fallout is having a sever impact upon the lives of thousand of transport workers and their families.

  • Media Release

    TWU Demands Apology From Royal Commission After Report Reveals No New Information

    December 30

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 30 December 2015
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is demanding that the Royal Commission formally apologise to the union’s 90,000 members after a final report found no new information during its two-year investigation into the trade union. The TWU has called for the $1 million of members’ money it was forced to spend in answering questions from the Commission to be returned.

  • Media Release

    TWU Appeals For Vigilance After Spike In Truck Crash Deaths

    December 23

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 23 December 2015
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has appealed for vigilance and safety this Christmas period after a spike in the number of deaths in truck crashes.