TWU

  • Media Release

    Blacktown Lives At Risk: Road Safety Watchdog Faces The Axe

    July 21

    Blacktown truck drivers today said more people would be killed on the roads if the Federal Government succeeded in abolishing a national safety watchdog, the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT).
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 21 July 2014

  • Media Release

    Kilburn Drivers Say: Coles Risks Adelaide Lives

    July 07

    Dozens of truck drivers and their families gathered outside Kilburn Coles today to urge the retail giant to stop risking Adelaide lives, by forcing drivers to drive too fast and too long or lose their jobs.
     
    TWU SA/NT BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 7 July 2014

  • Media Release

    330 Deaths A Year As Retailer Buys Abolition Of National Safety Watchdog

    July 07

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today joined around 150 truck drivers and their families at the Coles “Safety Circus” in Pyrmont – an advance memorial for the 330 people who will die in truck-related crashes on Australian roads this year.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 7 July 2014

  • Media Release

    Road Safety is Not Red Tape

    May 28

    Transport Workers’ Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today said a recent court decision relating to the tragic truck crash that killed two Western Australian men in 2011 serves as a reminder that road safety is more than red tape and urged the Coalition to abandon plans to abolish the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT).
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 28 May 2014

  • Media Release

    A Federal Anti-Corruption Commission

    May 22

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today renewed his calls for Federal MPs to support a national anti-corruption commission, to rein in the influence of political donations and favours.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 22 May 2014

  • Media Release

    Advance Memorial for 330 Truck Crash Victims

    May 22

    Transport Workers Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today joined more than 150 truck drivers and their families in an advance memorial for the 330 people who will die this year in truck-related crashes.
     
    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 22 May 2014