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    WHITEPAPER WILL LEAD TO IMPROVED AIRPORT SAFETY

    December 16

    The Transport Workers Union (TWU) has welcomed the recommendations from the Rudd Government’s Aviation Whitepaper, saying restrictions on labour hire and personal responsibility for security by company chiefs will go a long way to fixing problems at our airports.

     

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    Safe Rates A Step CloserSafe Rates A Step Closer

    December 16

    The Transport Workers Union (TWU) has today welcomed the announcement by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Industrial Relations, Julia Gillard, saying the government will work with the Australian Road Transport Industrial Organisation (ARTIO) and the TWU to formulate legislation for safe rates for truck drivers.

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    CALL FOR RSL TO SUPPORT IMPROVED REMOVALS

    December 10

    The Transport Workers Union is travelling through regional NSW to raise support from the Returned Servicemen’s League for improved services for Defence Personel as they move houses.

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    Safe Rates Campaign Hits Martin Place, Sydney

    December 07

    The Transport Workers Union today placed 287 crosses in Martin Place near to mark the 287 deaths from truck crashes that occurred on Australian Roads in the last 12 months.

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    287 CROSSES: THIS GRAVEYARD MUST NOT GROW

    November 26

    The TWU’s campaign for Safe Rates continues at Federal Parliament. The graveyard will travel around Australia over coming months.

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    CPRS must now be passed to create jobs and a stronger economy

    November 25

    The CPRS legislation is critical both for the environment and for the creation of sustainable jobs for working Australians in a competitive economy, and must be passed as soon as possible, says the ACTU and unions.