TWU

  • Video

    Safe Rates Convoy

    June 27

    On June 19, TWU activists around the country held protests highlighting the high death toll in trucking and demanding Safe Rates across the industry. Each major city around the nation hosted a protest, with rolling convoys and demonstrations bringing the public’s attention to the crisis in trucking. Check out the highlights of the TV reports here.

  • News

    Capital City Convoys For Safe Rates Are Essential

    June 27

    Big Rigs, by Richard Olsen, 25 June 2016
     
    On Sunday, June 19, hundreds of transport workers coordinated a series of convoys and events as part of our campaign for Safe Rates for every single transport worker.

  • News

    TWU Tells NSW Government To Clean Up Tip Truck Industry

    June 24

    TWU NSW BRANCH MEDIA RELEASE, 23 June 2016
     
    Transport Workers’ Union NSW Acting Secretary Richard Olsen has said the NSW Government needs to stand up for mum and dad tip truck drivers who are being squeezed out of the industry by dodgy operators in dodgy trucks.

  • Media Release

    Drivers Demand Focus On Safety As Trucking Convoys & Protests Held In All Major Capitals

    June 19

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 19 June 2016
     
    Truck drivers, their families and the families of those killed in truck crashes have held co-ordinated convoys and protests around the country to demand an end to pressure in the industry which is causing deaths and injuries.

  • Media Release

    Trucking Convoys & Protests In All Major Capitals Sunday 19th June

    June 17

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 17 June 2016
     
    Truck drivers, their families and the families of those killed in truck crashes will join co-ordinated convoys and protests around the country on Sunday to highlight the high death toll in trucking.

  • News

    Hillsbus Depots Raided After Western Sydney Crash

    June 17

    The Daily Telegraph, by Leigh Van Den Broeke, 17 June 2016

    A bus driver who ploughed into five parked cars had only just been employed at the public transport company.