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  • News

    Growers Feel Squeeze From Supermarkets

    July 19

    Sunday Mail, Sophie Elsworth, 19 July 2015

    Farmers around the country are getting the lowest prices in living memory for their produce and many are being driven from the land.

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    RMS Has Sights Firmly On Distribution Centres

    July 17

    Owner Driver, by Brad Gardner, 17 July 2015

    Distribution centres belonging to big-name transport clients are in the sights of the Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) as part of efforts to enforce chain of responsibility.

  • News

    New Safety Fears After Big Blaze Guts Gas Bus

    July 15

    The West Australian, by Tim Clarke, 15 July 2015

    The safety of Perth’s gas bus fleet was pushed to the forefront of the minds of passengers and drivers again yesterday, after a fierce blaze gutted a bus inside the Esplanade bus station.

  • News

    Lakes Times: MP Onboard Union Bus Campaign

    July 15

    Kiama Indepedent, Eliza Winkler, 15 July 2015

    SHELLHARBOUR members of the Transport Workers’ Union of NSW are steering a campaign for better and safer conditions for bus drivers, passengers and road users.

  • News

    QLD Waste Industry In Crisis: National Tribunal Comes To Brisbane

    July 15

    TWU QLD MEDIA RELEASE, 15 July 2015

    The Queensland waste industry will be under scrutiny tomorrow with the national Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) coming to Brisbane to conduct an inquiry into issues affecting garbage collection services and public safety.

  • News

    Latest $15,000 Payout For Owner Driver Highlights Need For Urgent Reform Of NSW Tip Truck Industry

    July 15

    TWU NSW MEDIA RELEASE, 15 July 2015

    Transport Workers Union NSW Secretary Michael Aird has renewed calls for the State Government to clean up the tip truck industry after the latest successful TWU prosecution of a subcontractor who refused to pay his owner drivers and attempted to phoenix his company.