TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU Calls For Investigation Into Transport Bankruptcies; Slams Waste Of Taxpayers' Money On Bogus Inquiry

    May 09

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 9 May 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling on the Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman to investigate low pay and the high number of insolvencies among owner drivers and small transport operators.

  • Video

    Urgent Review of AirAsia Needed

    May 04

    (ABC Foreign Correspondent, 3May2016) An urgent review of safety, training and maintenance standards at airline AirAsia is needed. The call follows further revelations about the training of pilots and poor safety standards at the airline which let to a crash in December 2014 which killed 162.

  • Media Release

    Urgent Review Of AirAsia Needed Following Revelations On Safety Standards

    May 04

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 4 May 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has demanded that the Minister for Transport conduct an urgent review of safety, training and maintenance standards at airline AirAsia. The call follows further revelations about the training of pilots and poor safety standards at the airline which let to a crash in December 2014 which killed 162.

  • News

    NSW Police Launch Operation StateTrans

    May 04

    Big Rigs, 4 May 2016

    More than 3000 truck and trailers have been inspected in the first few days of Operation stateTrans.

  • News

    The Jobs Killer Is Coming: How Driverless Trucks Could Change Australia

    May 02

    News.com.au, by Emma Reynolds, 2 May 2016

    It’s one of the most exciting technological advances on the horizon, but the arrival of driverless vehicles could devastate Australia.

  • News

    Business backs company tax plan

    May 02

    Australian Financial Review, by Phillip Coorey, Patrick Durkin & Jamie Freed, May 2, 2016

    Business leaders have made a last ditch plea for the federal government to commit to cut corporate tax in Tuesday's budget but will have to wait several years with the government expected to chart a path to a lower rate over the decade ahead.