TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU: Band-Aid Solution Won't Save 2,548 Lives

    July 04

     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 4 July 2016
     
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has cautioned against the dangers of not addressing lethal pressures that cause truck drivers to speed as a proposed new law calls for harsher speeding penalties on heavy vehicles.

  • Media Release

    Visa Corruption Causing Havoc On Our Roads

    June 29

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 29 June 2016
     
    The Transport Workers Union has sounded the alarm on workplace visa rorts in the Australian road transport industry, which are endangering the public by creating a class of untrained drivers working well below industry standards.

  • Media Release

    Drivers Demand Focus On Safety As Trucking Convoys & Protests Held In All Major Capitals

    June 19

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 19 June 2016
     
    Truck drivers, their families and the families of those killed in truck crashes have held co-ordinated convoys and protests around the country to demand an end to pressure in the industry which is causing deaths and injuries.

  • Media Release

    Trucking Convoys & Protests In All Major Capitals Sunday 19th June

    June 17

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 17 June 2016
     
    Truck drivers, their families and the families of those killed in truck crashes will join co-ordinated convoys and protests around the country on Sunday to highlight the high death toll in trucking.

  • Media Release

    Two Drivers Killed In Horror Crash; TWU Calls On Government To Support Solution To Crisis

    June 14

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 14 June 2016
     
    Two truck drivers have been killed in a horrific truck crash in NSW highlighting the deadly nature of the job and the need for a solution to the crisis in trucking.

  • Media Release

    TWU Election Advert To Highlight Coalition Opposition To Road Safety

    June 10

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 10 June 2016
     
    An advert is to be broadcast highlighting the horrific effects of the Government’s opposition to a system of safe rates for truck drivers, which would cut the number of deaths in truck crashes.