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    100 Killed In Truck Crashes Since Turnbull Tore Down Road Safety Watchdog

    December 05

    TWU Media Release, 5 December 2016
     
    The death toll in truck crashes has reached 100 since the Federal Government in April scrapped a road safety watchdog which was investigating the pressures on truck drivers that lead to safety risks.

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    Sacked Injured Driver Reinstated

    November 29

    The employer immediately jumped on what seemed a good opportunity to give Jack the boot, writes TWU WA's Joel Clarke

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    TWU NEWS: The Fight Is Not Over Just Yet

    November 28

    Big Rigs, by TWU NSW Acting State Secretary Richard Olsen, 27 November 2016
     
    The National Road Transport Association, NatRoad, continues to cause confusion for mum and dad small business operators.

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    Australian Airports At Risk Of Major Security Breaches, Experts Warn

    November 25

     
    The New Daily, by John Stapleton, 24 November 2016
     
    The safety of millions of Christmas travellers has been put at risk by government inaction over urgent concerns about the security of the nation’s airports, experts have warned.

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    TWU Campaign Leads to Review of Owner-Driver Regulations

    November 18

    TWU VIC/TAS Branch News, 17 November 2016
     
    TWU owner-drivers have received some good news with the establishment of a wide-ranging State Government review of laws regulating owner drivers and forestry contractors.

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    Cowardly And Unprovoked Physical Assaults On Bus Drivers Must Stop: Safety Barriers Needed

    November 15


    TWU VIC/TAS Branch Media Release, 9 November 2016
     
    Angry bus drivers protested their disgust at the escalation of violent attacks inflicted by aggressive passengers and assert their right to a safe workplace at a rally on the steps of the State Parliament of Victoria from 10am on Tuesday, 15 November.