TWU

  • Media Release

    If You Do Aussie Work You Deserve Aussie Rights

    August 14

    The exploitation of foreign workers in Australia and the need to make sure that our kids receive the skills and training they require for the jobs of today and tomorrow is back on the electoral agenda as the Transport Workers Union (TWU) launched its campaign for Aussie Work, Aussie Rights today in Sydney.

  • Media Release

    Qantas Turns Its Back on South Australian Workers

    August 08

    TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon has called on Qantas to keep the Adelaide Q Catering facility open saying that Qantas has turned its back on South Australian workers and their families, doing little to help the 150 loyal workers at the Adelaide airport whose livelihoods are threatened by the proposed closure of the facility.

  • Media Release

    Safe Rates for Truckies – Our Lives Depend On It

    August 07

    The impact of unsafe pay rates for truck drivers on road safety was laid bare in Adelaide today, when a mangled truck was put on display outside Coles in Prospect.

  • Media Release

    TWU Seeks to Strengthen Draft Safety Orders

    August 02

    The draft order released by the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) needs to be strengthened to tackle the powerful role of clients at the top of the transport supply chain and fulfill the Tribunal’s mandate to ensure all truck drivers receive safe and fair rates of pay, according to the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).

  • Media Release

    Coalition MP Continues His Fact Free Attack On Industry Super Funds

    July 19

    Federal Liberal MP Paul Fletcher’s recent fact-free attacks on the integrity of TWU Super and industry superannuation funds is another example of his opposition to industry super funds where working people actually have a voice, said TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon.

  • Media Release

    Aussie Lives Depend on Safe Rates for Truck Drivers

    July 18

    It’s time for big retailers like Coles to end the squeeze on truckies and for the Coalition to support a safer trucking industry - because Aussie lives depend on it. That's according to Peter Biagini, TWU Queensland Secretary.