TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS FOR SAFETY IN TRUCKING OVER EASTER FOLLOWING A MONTH OF HORROR TRUCK CRASH FATALITIES

    April 17

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 16 April 2019
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling for safety to be prioritised in trucking over the busy Easter period, following almost one truck crash death per day last month.

  • Media Release

    TWU WARNS OF DEADLY HEALTH AND SAFETY RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH FATIGUED TRANSPORT WORKERS AS NEW SLEEP HEALTH REPORT IS RELEASED

    April 10

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 10 April 2019
     
    The TWU warns that the health concerns raised in the Sleep Health Awareness Report released today are an alarming addition to the deadly safety risks associated with fatigued transport workers. 

  • Media Release

    TWU CRITICISES BUDGET FAILURE TO TACKLE ROAD SAFETY & FINANCIAL PRESSURE ON TRANSPORT

    April 03

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 3 April 2019
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised the Federal Government’s budget saying it will not improve road safety since it fails to tackle the financial pressure on trucking.

  • Media Release

    TRUCKING CONVOYS HIT CAPITAL CITIES IN A MASSIVE SHOW OF FORCE TO DEMAND INDUSTRY REFORM

    March 31

    Hundreds of truck drivers and their supporters have taken to the streets of all major capitals demanding regulation to address the slaughter on the roads from truck crashes.

  • Media Release

    TWELVE DEATHS IN 11 DAYS: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT REFUSES TO ACKNOWLEDGE PROBLEMS IN TRUCKING

    March 20

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 20 March 2019
     
    The TWU has slammed the Federal Government for refusing to address the problems in trucking, which has seen 12 people killed in just 11 days in truck crashes.

  • Media Release

    DRIVERS & TWU TELL TRANSPORT FORUM THEY WILL PUSH FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF LEGISATION TO REFORM INDUSTRY

    March 19

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 19 March 2019

    Drivers and TWU representatives have told a transport forum in Canberra they are backing federally binding legislation on a system of Safe Rates to ensure safe standards of work including fair payments and conditions.