TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU WARNING TO GOVERNMENT & INDUSTRY: TACKLE PRESSURE ON TRUCK DRIVERS OR SEE DEATHS CONTINUE TO RISE

    September 11

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 11 September 2017

     
    The Federal Government and transport employer groups are continuing to ignore the pressure on truck drivers which is causing a surge in deaths from truck crashes, despite a media investigation highlighting the problem, the TWU has warned.

  • Media Release

    TRUCK DRIVERS DEMAND GOVERNMENT RESPONSE TO MEDIA INVESTIGATION ON DEADLY PRESSURES IN TRUCKING

    September 11

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 11 September 2017

     

    Truck drivers and the Transport Workers’ Union are demanding that the Federal Government responds to a media investigation highlighting the crisis in trucking which is leading to deaths and injuries on the roads.

  • News

    On the road to the next trucking tragedy

    September 11

    SMH, by Mario Christodoulou, 10 September 2017
     
    Mona Vale brought the trucking industry to a crossroads. Four years – and many deaths – later, the pressures that caused the carnage remain.

  • News

    Criminal truckies should be off road, say family of victim Rian Payget-Strathdee

    September 11

    SMH, by Mario Christodoulou, 11 September 2017
     
    The family of a six-year-old killed after being shunted off the road by a truck, have called for truckies with a history of road offences to be taken off the road.

  • Media Release

    TRANSPORT WORKERS’ UNION SLAMS ATTACK ON CODE OF CONDUCT FOR SUGAR INDUSTRY

    September 01

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 1 September 2017
     
    The Transport workers’ Union has criticised a move to abolish a sugar industry code of conduct saying it will allow working families and small businesses to be exploited by wealthy companies.

  • News

    Low-cost freight a death trap

    September 01

    AFR Letters, 31 August 2017

     
    The Transport Workers' Union is surprised to read that Aldi is willing to enter "direct dialogue" on road safety, as reported in "Aldi accused of attacking 'free speech' in bid to censor union campaign" (August 30).