IT HAS BEEN A GREAT YEAR FOR THE TWU – A message to members from John Berger (Vic/Tas Branch) Secretary

December 20, 2017
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It has been a highly-active year full of many challenges and victories in all our sectors – from truck and bus drivers, waste, cash-in-transit and gas to ports and logistics and aviation. I would particularly like to thank every single member for the grassroots strength that assisted greatly as we...

VALE HUGHIE WILLIAMS – FORMER LONG-STANDING TWU-QLD SECRETARY

October 16, 2017
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It is with sadness that we confirm former Transport Workers Union – QLD Branch Secretary Hughie Williams passed away peacefully in his sleep last night. Hughie was Queensland TWU State Secretary from 1992–2010 and was the national president of the TWU in 2000. He was also State Secretary during the...

Memorial Service – 46th anniversary of West Gate Bridge collapse

October 13, 2017
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The West Gate Bridge Memorial Committee invites you to attend the public memorial service. The collapse of the bridge, only two years into its construction, remains one of Australia’s worst peace-time workplace tragedies. It was 11:50am on 15 October 1970 when a 2000 tonne, 112 meter span between two piers...