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    Australian Airports At Risk Of Major Security Breaches, Experts Warn

    November 25

     
    The New Daily, by John Stapleton, 24 November 2016
     
    The safety of millions of Christmas travellers has been put at risk by government inaction over urgent concerns about the security of the nation’s airports, experts have warned.

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    TWU Campaign Leads to Review of Owner-Driver Regulations

    November 18

    TWU VIC/TAS Branch News, 17 November 2016
     
    TWU owner-drivers have received some good news with the establishment of a wide-ranging State Government review of laws regulating owner drivers and forestry contractors.

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    Cowardly And Unprovoked Physical Assaults On Bus Drivers Must Stop: Safety Barriers Needed

    November 15


    TWU VIC/TAS Branch Media Release, 9 November 2016
     
    Angry bus drivers protested their disgust at the escalation of violent attacks inflicted by aggressive passengers and assert their right to a safe workplace at a rally on the steps of the State Parliament of Victoria from 10am on Tuesday, 15 November.

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    Appalling Treatment of Toll Intermodal Subbies

    November 15

    The Wheel (Spring 2016 Issue), TWU WA Branch Lead Organiser Mick Knowles reports
     
    Toll Intermodal’s treatment of sub- contractors working out of its Kewdale and Fremantle depots is a complete and utter disgrace.

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    Most FWO Prosecutions Targeting Accessories

    November 14

    Workplace Express, 2 November 2016
     
    The Fair Work Ombudsman pursued accessories to alleged Fair Work Act breaches in nine out of every ten cases it lodged in court last financial year, while three-quarters involved visa-holders, according to its annual report.

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    New Senate Truck Driver Licensing Probe Hearing

    November 11

    ATN, by Rob McKay, 11 November 2016
     
    The senator Glenn Sterle-led ‘Aspects of road safety in Australia’ inquiry will grill state and federal public servants today, with the focus to be on driver licensing standards.