TWU

  • Media Release

    TRUCKING CONVOYS HIT CAPITAL CITIES IN A MASSIVE SHOW OF FORCE TO DEMAND INDUSTRY REFORM

    March 31

    Hundreds of truck drivers and their supporters have taken to the streets of all major capitals demanding regulation to address the slaughter on the roads from truck crashes.

  • Video

    Truck drivers protest this weekend

    March 29

    Hundreds of truck drivers will protest in our major cities this weekend, for safer working conditions.

  • News

    MEDIA ALERT: SUNDAY MARCH 31ST TRUCKING CONVOYS TO DEMAND SAFETY & FAIRNESS

    March 29

    March 28, 2019
     
    WHAT:

    Hundreds of drivers and their supporters will take part in trucking convoys in all major capitals on March 31st to highlight the need for changes to address the crisis in the industry. Since the Federal Government tore down a road safety watchdog 534 people have died in truck crashes, including 115 truck drivers. Since just the beginning of March, 26 people have died, including nine truck drivers.

  • Media Release

    TWELVE DEATHS IN 11 DAYS: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT REFUSES TO ACKNOWLEDGE PROBLEMS IN TRUCKING

    March 20

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 20 March 2019
     
    The TWU has slammed the Federal Government for refusing to address the problems in trucking, which has seen 12 people killed in just 11 days in truck crashes.

  • Media Release

    DRIVERS & TWU TELL TRANSPORT FORUM THEY WILL PUSH FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF LEGISATION TO REFORM INDUSTRY

    March 19

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 19 March 2019

    Drivers and TWU representatives have told a transport forum in Canberra they are backing federally binding legislation on a system of Safe Rates to ensure safe standards of work including fair payments and conditions.

  • Media Release

    TRANSPORT WORKERS’ UNION CALLS FOR INVESTIGATION INTO UBER IN AUSTRALIA FOLLOWING ABC EXPOSÉ OF SPYWARE USE

    March 19

    MEDIA RELEASE, 19 March 2019
     
    The TWU is demanding that the Federal Government investigate Uber, after an exposé by the ABC revealed the company deliberately thwarted scrutiny by the authorities and used spyware to aggressively eliminate Australian businesses.