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    Truck Driver Penalties Are Too Harsh

    April 22

    (WIN Toowoomba, 22 April 2014) Truck drivers are enjoying changes introduced earlier this year, that streamline the legislation affecting their log books and working hours across state borders. Some are concerned the penalties are too harsh, and do not address the real safety issues on roads.

  • Media Release

    Restoring Freedom

    April 16

    Tony Sheldon Address to the National Press Club

  • News

    ACT Garbage Collectors to Go on Strike

    April 16

    Canberra garbage collectors will go on strike on Wednesday and Thursday next week, in response to what they say are stalled negotiations with Sita Australia.

    Canberra Times, by Ben Westcott, 17 April 2014

  • Media Release

    After 1,100 Factory Deaths, Coles Owes Bangladesh A New Year’s Gift of Safety

    April 14

    Australian retailer Coles has been urged to mark today’s Bangladesh New Year (April 14, 2014) by signing an accord to prevent the use of sweatshops for clothing sold in Coles stores nationwide.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 14 April 2014

  • News

    Blanket One-Metre Cycling Rule Not the Answer

    April 07

    The introduction of the one-metre cyclist rule, which starts today, is not a one-stop solution to long-term road safety, the Transport Workers’ Union says.
     
    TWU QLD MEDIA RELEASE, 7 April 2014

  • Media Release

    Minimum Rates for Truck Drivers

    April 04

    The Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal today heard statements from drivers, employers and clients on minimum rates for truck drivers.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 4 April 2014