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    Truckies Tell Us What It's Like Driving In Victoria

    May 28

    Herald Sun, by Patrick Carlyon, 28 May 2016
     
    The melbourne skyline is lost to the hazy grey of the early winter. Visibility amounts to the blur and smudge of tail-lights ahead.

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    The business deal that could drive up prices and endanger truckies' lives

    May 27

    The potential acquisition of Asciano could have disastrous consequences for both consumers and truck drivers, writes TWU national secretary Tony Sheldon.

    Tony Sheldon | Crikey

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    Sunbus Cairns Drivers' Bladder Prayers Finally Answered

    May 25

    The Cairns Post, by Daniel Bateman, 25 May 2016
     
    Cairns’ public transport workers will no longer be “bus-ting” for a toilet break with some new amenities to be finally built for them in the city centre.

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    Indian Consulate In Sydney Slapped With $10,000 Fine Over Unfair Dismissal Of Driver

    May 25

    TWU NSW MEDIA RELEASE, 25 May 2016
     
    Transport Workers Union NSW Acting Secretary Richard Olsen has welcomed the decision by the Fair Work Commission to award a driver unfairly dismissed by the Indian Consulate in Sydney more than $10,000 saying that it sends a clear message that no employer is above the law.

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    Why Canberra's Garbage Collectors Are Taking Industrial Action

    May 24

    The Age, by Klaus Pinkas, 23 May 2016
     
    When most of the ACT is still asleep in bed or hitting the snooze button on the alarm, local waste workers (garbos) are hard at work. They are out there every weekday morning, making sure our streets are clean and hygienic. But not on Tuesday.

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    Authorities Must Investigate Barnett's Couriers After Latest Trucking Tragedy

    May 19

    TWU NSW MEDIA RELEASE, 19 May 2016
     
    Transport Workers Union NSW Acting Secretary Richard Olsen has called on the authorities to launch a full investigation of Wollongong-based Barnett’s Couriers after the latest fatal crash involving a Barnett’s truck.