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    CH7: A Security Spotlight on Adelaide Airport

    June 07

    7 News Adelaide, 6 June 2016) Adelaide Airport has been identified as one of the most at risk in the country. The Transport Workers Union claims a high turnover of security staff is allowing dozens of workers without ASIO or Federal Police background checks to slip through the net.

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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.

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    Central Coast Waste Strike

    June 02

    TWU NSW MEDIA RELEASE, 2 June 2016
     
    Transport Workers Union NSW Acting Secretary Richard Olsen has said that industrial action by Central Coast waste workers was a last resort forced on them by the refusal of the new super Council Administrator to agree to safeguard their jobs in the upcoming tender process.

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    Police Blitz Shows Serious Problems In Trucking While Federal Government Fails

    June 02

    TWU SA/NT MEDIA RELEASE, 2 June 2016

    A police blitz which found 600 defective trucks has highlighted the crisis in trucking and the Federal Government’s failings after it abolished a road safety tribunal which was addressing the problems.