TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS FOR INVESTIGATION AFTER SERIOUS AIRPORT SECURITY & SAFETY BREACHES REVEALED

    August 04

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 4 August 2017
     
    An aviation company at the centre of revelations today over serious airport security and safety breaches must face rigorous investigation, the Transport Workers’ Union has said.

  • News

    Workers Point to Security Flaws at Canberra and Perth Airports

    August 04

    SMH, by Mario Christodoulou, 4 August 2017
     
    Airport workers at Perth and Canberra airports say there are serious security holes made worse by understaffing and cost-cutting.

  • News

    Security Review Ordered for Regional Airports

    August 04

    The Australian, by EAN HIGGINS, August 4, 2017
     
    Transport Minister Darren Chester has ordered a review of security at regional airports, following warnings from terrorism experts, airline pilots and unions that they are the spots most vulnerable to jihadist attack.

  • News

    TWU MEMBERS AT BCC TO STOP WORK, PROTEST COUNCIL

    August 02

    TWU QLD BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 2 August 2017
     
    Transport Workers’ Union members will today be stopping work on Brisbane City Council projects and rallying in King George Square.

  • News

    VIDEOS: Airport Security Warnings

    August 02

    TWU has raised concerns over the security measures at the nation’s airports saying a high turnover of staff means workers with security clearance are being granted access to high-risk areas. There are also concerns over a lack of passenger and freight screening at regional airports. TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon spoke to the media about these issues. Watch the following TV clips for more details.

  • Media Release

    POOR WORKING CONDITIONS AT AIRPORTS ARE CREATING MAJOR SECURITY RISK, SAYS TWU

    August 01

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 1 August 2017
     
    High turnover rates of staff at airports which are linked to low pay and poor working conditions are creating major security risks, the Transport Workers’ Union has said.