TWU

  • Media Release

    Senator Muir Joins Fight For Safe Rates

    October 02

    The Transport Workers Union today announced a victory in the campaign for Safe Rates in the trucking industry as critical crossbencher, Senator Ricky Muir, pledged his support to retain Australia’s road safety watchdog - the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT).
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 2 October 2014

  • Media Release

    Adelaide Lives At Risk If Road Safety Watchdog Is Axed

    September 18

    Federal MP for Adelaide Kate Ellis was updated today by a group of concerned local courier drivers on the danger of more people being injured or killed on South Australian roads if the Federal Government succeeded in abolishing Australia’s road safety watchdog - the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal - when parliament resumes later this year.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 18 September 2014

  • Media Release

    TWU Draft Order For A Safer Oil, Fuel And Gas Sector

    September 11

    A critical draft Order was yesterday released by the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) to address horrific safety standards in the Oil, Fuel and Gas sector.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 11 September 2014

  • Media Release

    Government Foreshadows Light Touch On Road Safety

    September 11

    Transport Workers’ Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today called for the Government to explain its plans to safeguard 457 workers with poor English language skills against exploitation and unsafe work practices.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 11 September 2014

  • News

    March for Road Safety in Adelaide

    September 08

    The TWU SA/NT Branch is holding a silent march to pay tribute to those killed and injured in truck crashes this year throughout South Australia. The march is on 11 September 2014, 11:45am at the Torrens Parade Ground, Adelaide SA.

  • Media Release

    Westgate Freeway Accident: One Truck Crash Death Every Week In Victoria

    September 02

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today said 34 deaths in Victorian truck crashes this year was further evidence of economic pressure on truck drivers to speed or skip rest breaks in order to meet unrealistic deadlines.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 2 September 2014