• News

    TWU NEWS: The Fight Is Not Over Just Yet

    November 28

    Big Rigs, by TWU NSW Acting State Secretary Richard Olsen, 27 November 2016
    The National Road Transport Association, NatRoad, continues to cause confusion for mum and dad small business operators.

  • News

    Australian Airports At Risk Of Major Security Breaches, Experts Warn

    November 25

    The New Daily, by John Stapleton, 24 November 2016
    The safety of millions of Christmas travellers has been put at risk by government inaction over urgent concerns about the security of the nation’s airports, experts have warned.

  • News

    TWU Campaign Leads to Review of Owner-Driver Regulations

    November 18

    TWU VIC/TAS Branch News, 17 November 2016
    TWU owner-drivers have received some good news with the establishment of a wide-ranging State Government review of laws regulating owner drivers and forestry contractors.

  • Media Release

    Six Die During Horror Week For Truck Crashes

    November 17

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 17 November 2016
    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling for an urgent review of Federal and State road safety agencies following a spate of truck crashes that have left six people dead in just three days.

  • Media Release

    Transport Activists Protest At Indonesia Consulate In Support Of Striking Workers

    November 17

    TWU MEDIA RELEAE, 17 November 2016
    Transport and maritime worker activists protested at Indonesia’s consulate yesterday, demanding that striking truck drivers and port workers are treated fairly and an end is put to dangerous working conditions.

  • Video

    CH10 MEL: Angry Bus Drivers Rally

    November 16

    (Ten Eyewitness News Melbourne, 15 Nov 2016) Angry bus drivers say they have had enough of being used as punching bags for the passengers they carry. After an increased number of assaults, they took to the steps of parliament to demand protection with 16 drivers being assaulted so far this year.