TWU

  • 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.

  • News

    Anti-RSRT Arguments Sickening

    June 16

    AFR, by Tony Sheldon, 16 June 2016
     
    Arguments against a solution to the high death toll in trucking ring hollow, as two letters to your newspaper show. To say there is no need for a solution since the 2548 people killed over a 10-year period is a reduction on the previous 10 years is sickening.

  • News

    Blatant Agendas

    June 16

    Owner Driver, by TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon, 1 June 2016
     
    Despite certain road transport associations claiming to exist for the betterment of the industry, their motives are clearly to keep rates at dangerously low levels, Tony Sheldon writes.

  • News

    Safe Rates For The Whole Transport Industry

    June 16

    Big Rigs, by TWU NSW Acting State Secretary Richard Olsen, 16 June 2016
     
    SAFE Rates is our fight to make sure big businesses pay what it costs to transport their freight safely so that every transport worker, whether they are an owner driver or an employee, is paid fairly for all of the work they do – every hour, every kilometre and every cost.