TWU

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    Transport Workers Union Calls For Fair Go For Bus Drivers

    February 08

    Stirling Times, by Kate Leaver, 8 February 2017
     
    Abuse and harassment is an “everyday occurrence” for Perth bus drivers, according to the Transport Workers Union (TWU), which is calling for more safety regulation ahead of the March State Election.

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    We Must Get Up To Speed On Road Safety

    February 08

    The Huffington Post, by Anthony Albanese, Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Tourism and Cities, 8 February 2017
     
    It's a mistake to allow politics to compromise road safety, particularly when our road toll is rising after years of decline.

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    Truck Driving: One Of The Deadliest Workplaces In Australia

    February 07

    The Age, by Anna Patty, 3 February 2017
     
    A truck cabin is among the deadliest workplaces in Australia, new research shows.

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    TWU National Secretary On The Today Show Speaking About Raids On A Transport Business And Transport Industry Safety Crisis

    February 06

    TWU VIC/TAS Branch News, 2 February 2017
     
    TWU National Secretary spoke this morning to the Today Show about raids currently being conducted on a Sydney transport business and the crises in the transport industry.

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    Those At Top Of Chain-Of-Responsibility Should Be Held Accountable For Truck Road Deaths: New Research

    February 06

    TWU VIC/TAS Branch News, 2 February 2017
     
    A truck cabin is among the deadliest workplaces in Australia, new research shows.

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    Safety Starts From The Top

    February 02

    The Coffs Coast Advocate, by Richard Olsen, TWU NSW State Secretary, 1 February 2017

    The first month of 2017 is not even over and we have already started the death count for the transport industry. At the time of writing we have lost four drivers. Four families are left asking the question, how has this occurred?