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    Bus Drivers March Through Brisbane For Safer Conditions

    September 29

    Brisbane Times, by Cameron Atfield, 29 September 2016
     
    Angry bus drivers took to the streets of Brisbane's CBD on Thursday to demand more protection from violent commuters.

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    TWU Response To Robert Gottliebsen

    September 26

    TWU, 26 September 2016

    Kate Carnell’s report on the impact of an Order on minimum rates for truck drivers vindicates nothing apart from the sad reality that there are some who refuse to acknowledge there is a problem in the transport industry.

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    Trade Deals: A Case Study In Why They're Bad — Like The Korea-Australia FTA

    September 23

    Independent Australia, by TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon, 23 September 2016
     
    The TWU joins the Korean transport union protests this weekend as part of wider unrest at the South Korean government's labour reforms. TWU Secretary Tony Sheldon explains why the plight of Korean truck drivers matters to us.

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    INCREASE IN ARTICULATED TRUCK CRASHES PAINTS GRIM PICTURE

    September 21

    Owner Driver, 2 September 2016

    The figures for articulated truck crashes paint a grim picture with a 6.7 per cent increase, according to Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE’s) June quarter report on heavy vehicle crashes.

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    Former RSRT Member Has No Regrets

    September 20

    Owner Driver, by Steve Skinner, 19 September 2016

    Award-winning fatigue expert says RSRT or something like it is still needed.

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    Race to the Bottom

    September 01

    Owner Driver, by TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon, September 2016
     
    NatRoad is seeking to bend the general carriers contract rules in NSW by exempting its members, who in turn will exploit drivers they employ. Tony Sheldon writes.