• Media Release

    TWU Election Advert To Highlight Coalition Opposition To Road Safety

    June 10

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 10 June 2016
    An advert is to be broadcast highlighting the horrific effects of the Government’s opposition to a system of safe rates for truck drivers, which would cut the number of deaths in truck crashes.

  • Media Release

    Small Business Ombudsman Refuses To Hear Testimony From Drivers On Need For Safe Rates

    June 09

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 9 June 2016
    Small Business Ombudsman Kate Carnell has refused to hear evidence from owner drivers about how a system of safe minimum rates would make their jobs safer and more sustainable.

  • Video

    CH7: A Security Spotlight on Adelaide Airport

    June 07

    7 News Adelaide, 6 June 2016) Adelaide Airport has been identified as one of the most at risk in the country. The Transport Workers Union claims a high turnover of security staff is allowing dozens of workers without ASIO or Federal Police background checks to slip through the net.

  • News

    Uber could replace school buses for disabled children

    June 06

    The Australian, by Rick Morton, 6 June 2016

    Children with disabilities could soon be catching Uber to school under a radical proposal that would unwind the specialist school bus system in Victoria and Tasmania under the guise of a more “efficient” market, leaked documents show.

  • News

    Waste Operators March On Central Coast Council

    June 03

    TWU NSW MEDIA RELEAES, 3 June 2016
    Local waste operators marched on the Gosford offices of the new Central Coast super council today seeking a meeting with Administrator Ian Reynolds to break the impasse that is leaving bins on the kerbs and local families out of pocket.

  • News

    Baiada Chicken Factory Raids Reinforce Systemic Problems In Transport Industry

    June 02

    TWU NSW MEDIA RELEASE, 2 June 2016
    Transport Workers Union NSW Acting Secretary Richard Olsen is urgently calling on the Federal Government to find a solution to the crisis in the trucking industry before another fatality occurs on Australian roads.