Morrison Mocks Truck Drivers

September 21, 2018

PM Scott Morrison has blood on his hands after voting to scrap the Road Safety Tribunal in 2015, but that didn’t stop him playing truck driver yesterday.    The media stunt was yet another slap in the face to all transport workers – particularly professional truck drivers – and all…

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Talking Training & Safe Rates with Big Rigs Magazine

September 11, 2018

Branch Secretary John Berger talks truck driver training and the TWU’s hard-fought for mandatory minimum rates for tip truck drivers on State Government jobs in the latest edition of Big Rigs magazine. Read the article here. In reference to the minimum rates, John said: “Owner-drivers and truck driver employees are…

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CAN YOU DIG IT???

August 28, 2018

The Andrews Government this morning pledged a game-changing $50 billion underground suburban rail network linking every major rail line in Melbourne, as well as the airport rail. This work will take decades & that’s great news for our tip truck drivers members with legislation currently progressing through State Parliament that…

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Morrison Mocks Truck Drivers

September 21, 2018

PM Scott Morrison has blood on his hands after voting to scrap the Road Safety Tribunal in 2015, but that didn’t stop him playing truck driver yesterday.    The media stunt was yet another slap in the face to all transport workers – particularly professional truck drivers – and all…

Read more

Talking Training & Safe Rates with Big Rigs Magazine

September 11, 2018

Branch Secretary John Berger talks truck driver training and the TWU’s hard-fought for mandatory minimum rates for tip truck drivers on State Government jobs in the latest edition of Big Rigs magazine. Read the article here. In reference to the minimum rates, John said: “Owner-drivers and truck driver employees are…

Read more

CAN YOU DIG IT???

August 28, 2018

The Andrews Government this morning pledged a game-changing $50 billion underground suburban rail network linking every major rail line in Melbourne, as well as the airport rail. This work will take decades & that’s great news for our tip truck drivers members with legislation currently progressing through State Parliament that…

Read more

Morrison Mocks Truck Drivers

September 21, 2018

PM Scott Morrison has blood on his hands after voting to scrap the Road Safety Tribunal in 2015, but that didn’t stop him playing truck driver yesterday.    The media stunt was yet another slap in the face to all transport workers – particularly professional truck drivers – and all…

Read more

Talking Training & Safe Rates with Big Rigs Magazine

September 11, 2018

Branch Secretary John Berger talks truck driver training and the TWU’s hard-fought for mandatory minimum rates for tip truck drivers on State Government jobs in the latest edition of Big Rigs magazine. Read the article here. In reference to the minimum rates, John said: “Owner-drivers and truck driver employees are…

Read more

CAN YOU DIG IT???

August 28, 2018

The Andrews Government this morning pledged a game-changing $50 billion underground suburban rail network linking every major rail line in Melbourne, as well as the airport rail. This work will take decades & that’s great news for our tip truck drivers members with legislation currently progressing through State Parliament that…

Read more

A message from TWU (Vic/Tas Branch)

Branch Secretary John Berger

There is no part of our economy which is essentially more important, not only intrinsically, but in terms of the efficient functioning of the rest of the economy, than the transport sector.
From the roads, ports, warehouses and skies, and to our cities and towns, the transport and freight industry contributes significantly to the livelihood of both everyday Australians and our national prosperity. As a Union, we take our responsibilities very seriously in protecting the wages and conditions of members who work in this most diverse and vibrant industry.
We are also always striving to improve the way we represent our members and have organisers, delegates and OH&S representatives constantly working to improve membership density and safety.

In Solidarity,
John Berger
(Branch Secretary)

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