• Media Release

    FOI Figures Show Spike in 457 Visa Abuse

    December 04

    Figures released to the Transport Workers Union under FOI show a spike in abuse of the 457-visa system, with more than one in five workers not being paid the correct salary or doing the job they were brought to Australia for.
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 4 December 2014

  • Media Release

    Government Road Safety Claims in Doubt

    December 02

    The Transport Workers Union has called on the government to explain its commitment to improving road safety while planning to dismantle the country’s road safety watchdog.
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 2 December 2014

  • Media Release

    Transport Workers Union stands with Virgin Australia on violence against women

    November 27

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today joined Virgin Australia Chief John Borghetti in speaking out against violence against women in the wake of the union and airline striking a deal that provides five days leave per year for workers experiencing family

  • Media Release

    United Community Calls On Coles To Change

    November 20

    Supermarket giant Coles today came under fire for lethal supply chain practices as Transport Workers’ Union and WA community members stood vigil for lives lost in Coles’ quest to maximise profit at the Coles/Wesfarmers AGM in Perth.
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 20 November 2014

  • Media Release

    Advance Memorial For 330 Truck Crash Victims As Wesfarmers Celebrate

    November 18

    Transport Workers’ Union Western Australia Branch Secretary Tim Dawson today joined truck drivers and community members in an advance memorial for the 330 people who will be killed in truck-related crashes on Australian roads in the coming year.
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 18 November 2014

  • Media Release

    NT Drivers Unite To Fight Coles

    November 14

    Northern Territory truck drivers today held a truck Go Slow through the center of Darwin’s CBD, calling on major retailer Coles to take responsibility for safe and fair work conditions throughout its supply chain.
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 14 November 2014