• News

    Fight For A Fair Go

    July 14

    Owner Driver, by TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon, July 2016  

    The big lie from those opposed to Safe Rates is that making the bosses at the top of supply chains accountable for safe rates and conditions won’t fix a thing. Nothing could be further from the truth.

  • News

    All For Nothing

    July 13

    Owner Driver, June 2016

    The Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal’s demise has left some gloating, and others knowing that their hope of increased rates is more than likely gone forever. The Interstater writes

  • Video

    Band-Aid Solution Won't Save Trucking Industry

    July 08

    ABC Riverina Breakfast interview with TWU National Assistant Secretary Michael Kaine on 5 July 2016 regarding the NTC draft legislation and the RSRT.

  • News

    Extension Of General Carriers Contract Determination Coverage And Rights Good News For NSW Owner Drivers

    July 07

    TWU NSW Acting Secretary Richard Olsen has welcomed the decision by the NSW Industrial Relations Commission to extend coverage of the General Carriers Contract Determination, saying that it was good news for Owner Drivers across NSW.

  • Media Release

    TWU: Employer Groups Create A Smokescreen For Unsafe Roads

    July 05

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 5 July 2016
    The Transport Workers’ Union has accused major employer bodies of participating in a political smokescreen to obscure the lethal economic pressures forced upon truck drivers.

  • Media Release

    TWU: Band-Aid Solution Won't Save 2,548 Lives

    July 04

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 4 July 2016
    The Transport Workers’ Union has cautioned against the dangers of not addressing lethal pressures that cause truck drivers to speed as a proposed new law calls for harsher speeding penalties on heavy vehicles.