TWU

  • Media Release

    RSRT Hears Industry Views On Safe Rates Order; No Opposition To TWU Application

    April 18

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 18 April 2016
     
    The Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal has heard the views of the transport industry on a TWU application to alter the Order on minimum safe rates for owner drivers. The Tribunal will make two draft Orders on the application, which was not opposed by employers’ groups.

  • Media Release

    More Carnage On Our Roads, But Still No Answers - Turnbull Must Front Victims And Explain Why He's Winding Back Safe Rates

    April 16


    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 16 April 2016
     
    TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon today called on Malcolm Turnbull and Michaelia Cash to meet with victims of Australia’s truck safety crisis to explain why they are trying to abolish a tribunal set up to stop the carnage.

  • Media Release

    Horror Crash Highlights Need To Address Crisis In Trucking

    April 16


    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 16 April 2016
     
    Two men and a woman have been killed and another woman injured after a horror truck crash near Ballarat, Victoria, highlighting the need for a solution to the crisis in trucking.

  • Media Release

    TWU Files Application To Address Concerns On Safe Rates Order

    April 14

     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 14 April 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has filed an application at the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal today seeking to defer an Order on safe minimum rates for truck drivers while outstanding issues are addressed.

  • Media Release

    Truck Drivers Appeal To Turnbull Not To Abolish The Road Safety Tribunal

    April 13

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 14 April 2016
     
    Truck drivers and their families from across transport sectors appealed to Malcolm Turnbull today not to abolish the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal because it is the only body which can save lives in an industry with the highest workplace fatalities.

  • Media Release

    TWU Slams Turnbull Over Plans To Abolish Road Safety Watchdog

    April 10

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 10 April 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has slammed Malcolm Turnbull over his announcement today that he intends to abolish the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal, on the eve of the Government’s own consultation process on the tribunal.