TWU

  • Media Release

    330 Deaths A Year As Retailer Buys Abolition Of National Safety Watchdog

    July 07

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today joined around 150 truck drivers and their families at the Coles “Safety Circus” in Pyrmont – an advance memorial for the 330 people who will die in truck-related crashes on Australian roads this year.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 7 July 2014

  • Media Release

    Road Safety is Not Red Tape

    May 28

    Transport Workers’ Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today said a recent court decision relating to the tragic truck crash that killed two Western Australian men in 2011 serves as a reminder that road safety is more than red tape and urged the Coalition to abandon plans to abolish the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT).
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 28 May 2014

  • Media Release

    A Federal Anti-Corruption Commission

    May 22

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today renewed his calls for Federal MPs to support a national anti-corruption commission, to rein in the influence of political donations and favours.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 22 May 2014

  • Media Release

    Advance Memorial for 330 Truck Crash Victims

    May 22

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today joined more than 150 truck drivers and their families in an advance memorial for the 330 people who will die this year in truck-related crashes.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 22 May 2014

  • Media Release

    Federal ICAC & Donation Reform

    May 11

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary and ALP Senior Vice-President Tony Sheldon today called on both Labor and the Liberals to bring in legislation for a Federal Independent Commission Against Corruption.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 11 May 2014

  • Media Release

    Coles in Court

    May 06

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today urged the ACCC to examine Coles' use of unconscionable conduct throughout its supply chain, including the use of unfair economic pressure on drivers to force them to speed or skip rest breaks.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 6 May 2014