• Media Release

    Beaches Tanker Tradedy: Govt Must Put Aussie Lives Before Corporate Greed

    October 04

    As the Northern Beaches is hit by a fatal truck accident in Mona Vale, the Transport Workers Union of New South Wales has called on the Federal Government to put Aussie lives on the road ahead of the greed of multinational giants and strengthen safety standards in the trucking industry.

    TWU NSW MEDIA RELEASE, 4 October 2013

  • Media Release

    Darwin Bus Drivers to Collect Support, Not Fares

    October 03

    Darwin Bus Services drivers have thanked the Territory community for their huge support in the ongoing dispute with the NT government as industrial action continues tomorrow.

    Earlier this afternoon, drivers voted not to collect fares from the public and not to wear uniforms tomorrow, Thursday, 3 October. This latest industrial action follows on from Monday’s 24 hour stoppage, which received widespread community support.


  • Media Release

    Hanson Denies Contract Extension Because of Union Activism - Court Proceedings Filed

    September 17

    A proud union member and concrete Owner Driver has been denied an extension of his contact by international construction materials company Hanson, because of his union affiliation and activism.

  • Media Release

    Vote 1 For a Fair Go this Saturday

    September 06

    Voters are being urged to put fairness first when they go to the ballot box this Saturday.

    Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) National Secretary Tony Sheldon today released details of the federal election candidates right across the country who have pledged their support for a fair go for truck drivers and for fair migration laws that mean overseas workers cannot be exploited and locals get the skills and training they need.

  • Media Release

    Vote 1: Safe Rates and Safer Roads

    September 05

    Saturday’s Federal election should be a referendum on a fair go for truckies and safer roads for all Australians, with the major parties’ transport policies in the headlights, said Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) National Secretary Tony Sheldon.

  • Media Release

    TWU Breakthrough in Negotiations with Toll

    September 05

    The Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) has reached a breakthrough in negotiations with the Toll Group, with an in-principle agreement to be put to the TWU member-led negotiation committee, in advance of meetings at Toll yards right around the country over the coming weeks.