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    No Opal Cards Required In Bus Drivers' Day Of Action On Central Coast

    August 16

    Daily Telegraph, Patrick Boddan, 16 August 2016
     
    Busways drivers are urging Central Coast residents to leave their Opal cards at home on Wednesday, with the public to be offered free transport by the bus service.

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    Busways Drivers In Western Sydney And On The Central Coast Say, "Leave Your Opal Cards At Home"

    August 15

    TWU NSW BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 15 August 2016
     
    People who catch a Busways Bus in Western Sydney or on the Central Coast this Wednesday, 17 August will be able to travel for free.  Ticket machines and Opal Card Readers will not be operating on the day.

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    Small trucks targeted in NSW police blitz

    August 10

    Big Rigs, August 9, 2016
     
    Small and medium rigid trucks were targeted in a police operation in Sydney's West on Monday.

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    TWU News: Fixing what ain't broken!

    August 08

    Big Rigs, TWU NSW News, August 6, 2016

    IT IS too often that the Transport Workers' Union is having to "fix what ain't broken” when it comes to supporting drivers who are being targeted unfairly by the management of multinational organisations.

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    Unaware, Underpaid

    August 01

    Owner Driver, by TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon, August 2016
     
    Australia is a multi-culture society, but big business is exploiting newly-arrived foreign drivers to work for lower pay rates while increasing its own profit margin. Tony Sheldon writes.

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    Horror Accidents Highlight Need For Real Action On Road Safety

    July 27

    TWU QLD Branch Media Release, 26 July 2016
     
    Continued accidents involving heavy vehicles are solid proof that the Federal Government has no plan to improve safety for transport workers, leaving the onus on the States to maintain safety standards with little Federal oversight.