TWU

  • Media Release

    Brindabella Airlines

    December 16

    Transport Workers’ Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today urged receivers for Brindabella Airlines to keep the airline flying and to ensure its 140 workers were at the top of the creditor’s list in settling debts.

  • Media Release

    Advance Memorial: up to 80 Deaths this Christmas

    December 10

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today joined around 200 drivers and their families in an advance memorial for the up to 80 people who would die in truck-related crashes on Australian roads this Christmas.

  • Media Release

    Class Action: Health Risks from In-flight Insecticides

    December 09

    Transport Workers' Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today said the union would consider nationwide legal action on behalf of flight attendants and cabin cleaners exposed to in-flight insecticides linked to Parkinson’s disease.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 9 December 2013

  • Media Release

    Qantas crisis - 1000 Australian jobs lost while management siphons cash to foreign ventures

    December 05

    Transport Workers’ Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today said today’s 1000 sackings at Qantas were caused by poor management and not poor profits.

  • Media Release

    Abetz "review" shows contempt for road safety

    November 21

    Transport Workers' Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today said the Abbott Government's "review" of the national Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal showed contempt for families of the 330 people killed in truck-related crashes in the last year and a casual disregard for drivers pressured by clients to speed or carry overweight loads.

  • Media Release

    Queensland Truck Crash: Young Mother's Death is 7th Truck-related Fatality This Week and Reinforces Need for Safer Roads

    November 15

    Transport Workers’ Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today said the tragic death of a 21-year old Queensland woman was the seventh truck-related fatality this week and reinforced the need for safer roads and safer driving conditions.

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 15 November 2013