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    Anti-RSRT Arguments Sickening

    June 16

    AFR, by Tony Sheldon, 16 June 2016
     
    Arguments against a solution to the high death toll in trucking ring hollow, as two letters to your newspaper show. To say there is no need for a solution since the 2548 people killed over a 10-year period is a reduction on the previous 10 years is sickening.

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    Blatant Agendas

    June 16

    Owner Driver, by TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon, 1 June 2016
     
    Despite certain road transport associations claiming to exist for the betterment of the industry, their motives are clearly to keep rates at dangerously low levels, Tony Sheldon writes.

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    Safe Rates For The Whole Transport Industry

    June 16

    Big Rigs, by TWU NSW Acting State Secretary Richard Olsen, 16 June 2016
     
    SAFE Rates is our fight to make sure big businesses pay what it costs to transport their freight safely so that every transport worker, whether they are an owner driver or an employee, is paid fairly for all of the work they do – every hour, every kilometre and every cost.

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    Uber could replace school buses for disabled children

    June 06

    The Australian, by Rick Morton, 6 June 2016

    Children with disabilities could soon be catching Uber to school under a radical proposal that would unwind the specialist school bus system in Victoria and Tasmania under the guise of a more “efficient” market, leaked documents show.

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    Waste Operators March On Central Coast Council

    June 03

    TWU NSW MEDIA RELEAES, 3 June 2016
     
    Local waste operators marched on the Gosford offices of the new Central Coast super council today seeking a meeting with Administrator Ian Reynolds to break the impasse that is leaving bins on the kerbs and local families out of pocket.

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    Baiada Chicken Factory Raids Reinforce Systemic Problems In Transport Industry

    June 02

    TWU NSW MEDIA RELEASE, 2 June 2016
     
    Transport Workers Union NSW Acting Secretary Richard Olsen is urgently calling on the Federal Government to find a solution to the crisis in the trucking industry before another fatality occurs on Australian roads.