TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU Leads Safe Rates Convoy to Canberra

    June 21

    On 20 June the Transport Workers Union led a vehicle convoy made up of hundreds of trucks, buses and supporters vehicles to the lawns of Parliament House in Canberra to show support for the Federal Government’s commitment to put in place a system of Safe Rates and Conditions for truck drivers.

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS FOR SECURITY ROUNDTABLE

    June 09

    The Transport Workers Union is calling for Safe Work Australia and appropriate state OH&S authorities, Cash in Transit (CiT) companies, employees and security and safety experts to come together to discuss measures for increased safety in the industry.

  • Media Release

    TWU BACKS PILOTS’ CALLS FOR IMPROVED SCREENING OF WORKERS

    May 17

    The Transport Workers Union has called for an immediate upgrade of security at all airports after the Australian and International Pilots Association (AIPA) claimed ground staff at the airport were not being screened adequately. 

  • Media Release

    431 DEAD WHILE THE BUREAUCRACY SLEEPS

    May 17

    The Transport Workers Union has criticized Australia’s slow-moving bureaucrats saying the number of deaths due to truck crashes was rising while the industry waited for reforms aimed at improving safety.

  • Media Release

    TWU welcomes budget announcements

    May 11

    The Transport Workers Union has welcomed increased spending on aviation safety and transport infrastructure announced by the Rudd Government in the 2010-2011 budget.

  • Media Release

    TWU welcomes Port Botany Landside Improvement Strategy

    May 07

    The Transport Workers Union has today welcomed new regulations outlined in the Port Botany Landside Improvement Strategy (PBLIS), saying paying drivers for time they spend waiting at the stevedore is a huge step forward for fairness and safety in the industry.