• News

    Truck driver safety focus of new Bill

    April 26

    The long road to better conditions for truck drivers reached its destination after the Road Safety Remuneration Bill in the federal senate this month.

  • News


    April 20

    The Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) has won a long running dispute against waste company J.J. Richards following a ruling of the Full Bench of the Federal Court in Melbourne at 9:30am this morning.

  • News

    Safe Rates for truck drivers- Janelle Saffin, Member for Page

    April 18

    In March the Federal Government's Road Safety Remuneration Bill was passed legislation that will save lives by ensuring that truck drivers are paid reasonably for the work they do and remove the economic incentive for truck drivers to take unacceptable risks on our roads.

  • News

    Union leader backs airport at Wilton

    April 12

    An international airport near Wollongong is ‘‘the real deal’’ to transform the Illawarra economy, a key transport figure says.

  • News

    Road safety on the table

    April 04

    Hawkesbury roads could be safer for both truck drivers and other motorists as the new federal Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) gets into gear.

  • Media Release

    Fair Work Ombudsman Finally Acts on Jetstar/Qantas Crewing

    April 03

    The announcement that Jetstar/Qantas is facing legal action from the Fair Work Ombudsman for contravening workplace laws by engaging Australian based trainee pilots on New Zealand contracts surprises no one familiar with the workplace agenda of senior management. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union.