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    Owner-drivers Win Right to Bargain with Hanson

    January 01

    Owner-drivers hauling concrete for Hanson in Queensland have been given final approval to join forces to negotiate rates and conditions with the construction materials supplier.

    Australasian Transport News

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    702 ABC Sydney Interview with Michael Kaine

    December 20

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    Bus Drivers Risking Death at Hand of Criminals, Says Union

    December 18

    Sunshine Coast bus drivers are at risk of being killed by armed and dangerous criminals because of "soft" laws and punishments, the Transport Workers Union has said.

    By Kate Clifford, Sunshine Coast Daily

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    Truckies Squeezed

    December 14

    It’s not just TWU members and truckies across the country who know that demands from major retailers like Coles are responsible for the lethal pressures in trucking (“Retail giant defends trucking rates”, AFR, December 10).

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    Retailers Face Bill for Truckies' Waiting Time

    December 11

    Retailers will be forced to reimburse transport operators required to wait unreasonable times to unload goods under a union plan to be put to an industrial tribunal.

    Ewin Hannan, The Australian

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    Victoria Closes 'Loophole' to Catch Dodgy Drivers

    December 03

    A ‘loophole’ allowing companies in Victoria to shield their drivers from incurring demerit points for flouting traffic laws has been closed.

    By Brad Gardner, ATN