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    Safe Rates Campaign Hits Martin Place, Sydney

    December 07

    The Transport Workers Union today placed 287 crosses in Martin Place near to mark the 287 deaths from truck crashes that occurred on Australian Roads in the last 12 months.

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    Cross Event - Parliament House

    November 26

    Truck drivers are urging the Govt to take action to curb the number of truck related deaths. They demand the Govt act on a report released on truck deaths. Tony Sheldon, Transport Workers' Union, says now is the time to act. Steve Mitchell, Paramedic, says the deaths can be avoided. Protesters set up a vigil outside the Parliament showing all the deaths that have occurred since the report's release.

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    November 26

    The TWU’s campaign for Safe Rates continues at Federal Parliament. The graveyard will travel around Australia over coming months.

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    CPRS must now be passed to create jobs and a stronger economy

    November 25

    The CPRS legislation is critical both for the environment and for the creation of sustainable jobs for working Australians in a competitive economy, and must be passed as soon as possible, says the ACTU and unions.

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    TWU and Removals Industry calls on Defence Department Contracts

    November 24

    The Transport Workers Union (TWU) has today called on the Defence Department to withdraw the awarding of a half-billion dollar contract for relocation and removals services. 

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    Failure to screen bags on Qantas flights threatens safety

    November 11

    The International Transport Workers Federation’s Oceania conference in Sydney will today vote on a motion on baggage on Qantas’ planes, which in part, “reserves the right to impose restrictions on loading and unloading Australian bags if security concerns aren't urgently resolved”.