TWU

  • Media Release

    Cleanaway Fleet Grounding

    August 20


    Transport Workers’ Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today said a decision by waste company Transpacific/Cleanaway to ground its fleet of 2,800 garbage trucks was further evidence of the economic pressure imposed by clients on transport companies and their drivers.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 20 August 2014

  • Media Release

    Australia’s Safe Rates Campaign Wins International Support

    August 16

    The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) Congress in Sofia, Bulgaria, today launched the global "Safe Rates and a Safe Industry- We're In, Are you?" campaign for Australian truck drivers in the Transport Workers Union (TWU).
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 16 August 2014

  • Media Release

    ILLAWARRA LIVES AT RISK IF ROAD SAFETY WATCHDOG IS AXED

    August 15

    Federal MPs Sharon Bird and Stephen Jones were updated today by the TWU on the danger of more people being injured or killed on Illawarra roads if the Federal Government succeeded in abolishing Australia’s road safety watchdog - the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal.

  • Media Release

    TONY SHELDON ELECTED ROAD TRANSPORT CHAIR OF ITF

    August 14

    Transport Workers’ Union President Ray Wyatt today congratulated National Secretary Tony Sheldon on his election to the role of Road Transport Chair at this year’s International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) congress.

  • Media Release

    Tanker Crash Deaths: Legal Action Begins

    August 08

    Transport Workers’ Union Acting National Secretary Michael Kaine said the union would immediately commence legal action against rogue operators in the oil, fuel and gas industries, following yesterday’s (7/8/14) tanker crash on the NSW-Victoria border, which killed three people.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 8 August 2014

  • Media Release

    Flights Over Conflict Zones

    August 07

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today said he would seek international support for action to force air safety regulators to take their responsibilities seriously in preventing commercial flights from passing over conflict zones.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 7 August 2014