• News

    How the ABCC Will Affect TWU Members

    March 30

    TWU QLD Branch News, 30 March 2017
    The Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) commenced on 2 December 2016, replacing the Fair Work Building and Construction Commission.  The ABCC is established under the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016.

  • News

    Big Win For Owner Drivers With GCCD

    March 30

    Big Rigs, 30 March 2017
    We have had a win for owner drivers, with the Transport Workers Union and many industry and business groups working together to finalise an agreement on the General Carriers Contract Determination, which has been approved by the New South Wales Industrial Relations Commission.

  • News

    Watson Out Of Touch

    March 29

    AFR Letters, by TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon, 28 March 2017
    Low wages and poor conditions are a festering wound on our society. They have implications not just for the individual forced onto them but for their family, their local community and the wider economy.

  • News

    End Split Shifts At Airport

    March 28

    Southern Courier, by Rebecca Franks, 28 Mar 2017
    Rostering leaving staff exhausted, out of pocket

  • News

    We Need To Put A Brake On Truckies' Road Toll

    March 27

    Goulburn Post , by Ainsleigh Sheridan, 26 Mar 2017
    Last year, 198 people died from 174 fatal crashes involving articulated or heavy rigid trucks on Australian roads.

  • Media Release

    Horror Truck Crash Shows Need For Urgent Government Action, Says TWU

    March 24

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 24 March 2017 

    Two truck drivers have been killed in a horrific truck crash in Sydney’s south highlighting the deadly nature of the job and the need for a solution to the crisis in trucking.