TWU

  • Media Release

    Federal Government Wastes Taxpayers' Money On Truck Driver Fatigue Research

    December 08

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 8 December 2016
     
    The Federal Government has announced it will spend over $800,000 of taxpayers’ money on research into truck driver fatigue, despite tearing down a tribunal this year which was tackling the problem.

  • News

    Bill was only 19 when he flew into a Vietnam Hell…

    December 07

    ...but for fifty years, bureaucrats have denied him and many of his mates  an important medal they have well and truly earned.

    His best mate John Davis tells his story, which originally appeared in the Spring 2016 edition of The Wheel, TWU WA Branch's journal.

  • News

    Bill was only 19 when he flew into a Vietnam Hell

    December 07

    ...but for fifty years, bureaucrats have denied him and many of his mates  an important medal they have well and truly earned.

    His best mate John Davis tells his story, which originally appeared in the Spring 2016 edition of The Wheel, TWU WA Branch's journal.

  • Media Release

    QGS WORKERS WIN FULL-TIME JOBS AND BONUSES

    December 06

    TWU Media Release

    Workers at Qantas Ground Services have overwhelmingly endorsed a new agreement and package securing increased superannuation payments, domestic violence leave and 32 full time positions.
     
    The Agreement, which was endorsed by the TWU, received 96% yes vote.

  • News

    100 Killed In Truck Crashes Since Turnbull Tore Down Road Safety Watchdog

    December 05

    TWU Media Release, 5 December 2016
     
    The death toll in truck crashes has reached 100 since the Federal Government in April scrapped a road safety watchdog which was investigating the pressures on truck drivers that lead to safety risks.

  • News

    Sacked Injured Driver Reinstated

    November 29

    The employer immediately jumped on what seemed a good opportunity to give Jack the boot, writes TWU WA's Joel Clarke