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...

AVIATION INDUSTRY HOLDS NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION AGAINST POVERTY CONDITIONS

November 29, 2017
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Airport workers across Australia today held protests over attempts to introduce industry-wide split shifts. The move will also have implications for other employee in other employment sectors, like nurses, aged care workers, electricians and shop workers. Protests were held in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide airports against the move,...

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...