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WA Truckies Deserve Better
Transport Workers have spoken. WA truck bays, amenities and WA highways need an upgrade! You can sign the petition and show your support:&...
Incentive program
This is your opportunity to be incentivised for signing up an eligible member to the TWU. Simp...
TWU Veterans Supporting Road Safety Education
Veterans of the trucking industry have recently been visiting schools to promote road safety me...
2020 Membership
Be a part of your great union in 2020. Renew your membership today Membership Fees 2020 (all...
Glen Barron’s Aviation Report
They say a picture is worth 1000 words and if the looks on the faces of our members at Alpha Fl...
Legally Right?...Maybe
Toll Liquid drivers who work on a rotating shift roster are protesting loudly about the firm&rs...
The TWU has reached agreement with Hanson Construction Materials on behalf of a group of Rocla ...
It was my pleasure to represent Greg Newman in an unfair dismissal matter earlier this year, G...
The TWU was recently successful in a long running case to recover long service leave entitlemen...
Cleanaway Alcohol Testing
The TWU fully understands the need for drug and alcohol policies in the workplace ;mind alterin...
Prosegur Breaching Agreement
Our Prosegur Agreement expired in June last year and the last pay boost for the armoured vehicl...
For the past 22 years I have been lucky enough to call WA my home; my adult daughter, I am prou...
A custody officer, and TWU member, who was injured by a suicidal prisoner has settled her worke...

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About Us

State Secretary - Tim Dawson

‘Our number one priority is to protect and improve the livelihood of our members and their families.’ - Tim Dawson (State Secretary).

The TWU is one of the largest and most powerful unions in Australia thanks to the solidarity of our members and strong leadership.

We have 60,000 members nationally and about 8 000 in WA.

We have a progressive outlook and put a heavy emphasis on service delivery and being responsive to the needs of our members and their families.

Our fees are low and we offer members a vast range of extra benefits and services.

Our members are employed in just about every sector of industry and they include:

  • Truck and forklift drivers
  • Van drivers and couriers
  • Owner drivers
  • Bus and coach drivers
  • School bus contractors and drivers
  • Office staff who work for transport firms
  • Airline workers, ramp services, pilots air cargo and catering
  • Bread carters and bakery employees
  • Dairy industry employees
  • Security industry employees
  • Refuse industry employees
  • Fuel tanker drivers, etc
  • Mining employees,etc.

TWU membership represents great value for money. And we guarantee that if you use our services wisely you will easily save the cost of being a member.

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