TWU

  • Media Release

    Coles Are Pushing Safety Down The Chain

    May 10

    Truckies from the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU), together with their families, held a number of protests at Coles’ stores across Australia today (10.5.12) to highlight the giant retailer’s responsibility for the lethal pressures in the trucking industry and across the entire supply chain.

  • Media Release

    Statement from Tony Sheldon

    May 03

    The closure of national trucking company 1stFleet is a tragedy for the workforce and highlights yet again how major retailers are squeezing the life out of Australian truckies and suppliers according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union.

  • Media Release

    Aviation Industry Must Continue To Call Australia Home

    May 01

    Australia must continue to be home to high quality aviation jobs to ensure we have a safe, sustainable and secure aviation industry for everyone, commented Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union.

  • Media Release

    Administration of 1stFleet Trucking Highlights Major Retailers Squeeze On The Supply Chain

    April 27

    The decision to appoint an administrator to trucking firm 1stFleet yesterday leaves hundreds of workers and their families facing a dark and uncertain future and highlights yet again the squeeze on the supply chain by major retailers like Coles. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU).


  • Media Release

    Fair Work Ombudsman Finally Acts on Jetstar/Qantas Crewing

    April 03

    The announcement that Jetstar/Qantas is facing legal action from the Fair Work Ombudsman for contravening workplace laws by engaging Australian based trainee pilots on New Zealand contracts surprises no one familiar with the workplace agenda of senior management. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union.

  • Media Release

    Statement by Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union

    March 31

    The recent action by the Fijian Government to amend the management structure of Air Pacific highlights yet again the dodgy international dealings of Qantas senior management. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union.