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    QLD Waste Industry In Crisis: National Tribunal Comes To Brisbane

    July 15

    TWU QLD MEDIA RELEASE, 15 July 2015

    The Queensland waste industry will be under scrutiny tomorrow with the national Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) coming to Brisbane to conduct an inquiry into issues affecting garbage collection services and public safety.

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    Latest $15,000 Payout For Owner Driver Highlights Need For Urgent Reform Of NSW Tip Truck Industry

    July 15

    TWU NSW MEDIA RELEASE, 15 July 2015

    Transport Workers Union NSW Secretary Michael Aird has renewed calls for the State Government to clean up the tip truck industry after the latest successful TWU prosecution of a subcontractor who refused to pay his owner drivers and attempted to phoenix his company.

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    Where Will The Money Flow From Gorgon, Our Biggest Ever Mining Project?

    July 15

    Sydney Morning Herald, by Heath Aston, 15 July 2015

    To describe Gorgon as another super-sized resources project in Western Australia does not do justice to the scale and scope of the venture.

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    Energy Giants Called To Explain Billions In Tax Havens

    July 15

    Sydney Morning Herald, by Heath Aston, 15 July 2015

    Multinational fossil fuel companies behind Australia's biggest resources project are among a group of petrol and oil companies asked to explain tens of billions of dollars they hold in tax havens across the globe.

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    Bill Shorten Is Not The Sole Target Of The Royal Commission - Workers' Power Is Too

    July 14

    Sydney Morning Herald, by TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon, 14 July 2015

    The Royal Commission into Trade Unions is not a witch hunt. A witch hunt suggests a focused effort to hunt down a small group or individual. And while part of the bang the Abbott government is looking to derive from its 80 million bucks is to "kill Bill", the overarching aim of the commission is actually far greater than that.

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    Blacktown Bus Drivers Call For Support

    July 14

    Blacktown Sun, by Katrina Vo, 14 July 2015

    Transport Workers' Union NSW members in Blacktown have welcomed the support of MP John Robertson as they continue their campaign for a better and safer bus industry for passengers and drivers across the state.