• Video

    Milestone for Road Safety Remuneration Bill

    March 19

    Press conference with Tony Sheldon, National Secretary, Transport Workers Union; and Frank Black, Owner Driver Representative, Australian Trucking Association.

  • Video

    Historic Day As Parliament Votes To Make Roads Safer For All Australians

    March 19

    Press Conference with Bill Shorten, Federal Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, on the successful passage of the Road Safety Remuneration Bill at the Lower House, which will make roads safer.

  • Media Release

    Historic Day As Parliament Votes To Make Roads Safer For Australians

    March 19

    Today’s vote in the House of Representatives to enact the Road Safety Remuneration Bill is a historic step for every Australian, which will make our roads safer and finally begin to hold major retailers to account for the safe transportation of their goods. That’s according to Tony Sheldon, National Secretary of the Transport Workers Union (TWU). 

  • News

    Fair go for visa workers

    March 18

    The Federal Government is being lobbied for a watchdog to expose unscrupulous employers who oppress and intimidate migrant workers.

  • News

    Coalition filibusters safe rates bill

    March 16

     Labor has accused the coalition of delaying passage of safe rates legislation out of cynical opposition to the laws.

  • Audio

    Family of Truck Crash Victim to Support the Road Safety Remuneration Bill

    March 14

    The family of David Tagliaferri who was killed by a truck on the Old Coast Road in Myalup talked to 6PR Radio Perth to support the Road Safety Remuneration Bill. His sister, Lisa Sawyer is in Canberra to urge politicians to support the Bill, and she says the legislation will create a tribunal to oversee the industry and give the truck industry somewhere to go to air their grievances.