TASMANIAN TRUCK DRIVERS MEMORIAL

January 26, 2017
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FAMILY, friends, workmates and colleagues stood side-by-side and, some, arm-in-arm, at the Tasmanian Truck Drivers Memorial last Saturday to honour those who have lost their lives at work – on and off the road. The memorial is established at the Epping Forest Road House in the Northern Midlands. Twin walls of the...

Members slog through heat to keep planes flying

January 8, 2017
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As temperatures soar and most Victorians and Tasmanians are locking down in air-conditioned comfort, spare a thought for our baggage handlers. Without these transport workers moving the bags in nearly 40C, the planes dont fly.   ON a hot day the heat creeps up through Darren McIntosh’s boots and hangs...

ATTENTION: TULLAMARINE FWY TO CLOSE BOTH DIRECTIONS FOR 60 HOURS

January 2, 2017
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The many thousands of TWU members who work in or around the Tullamarine Airport precinct should be aware of important road closures. The Tullamarine Freeway will be fully-closed between the M80 Ring Road and the Calder Freeway from 10pm Thursday 5 January to 10am Sunday 8 January. The 60-hour continuous...