TWU

  • Media Release

    TWU CALLS FOR SAFETY IN TRUCKING OVER EASTER FOLLOWING A MONTH OF HORROR TRUCK CRASH FATALITIES

    April 17

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 16 April 2019
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union is calling for safety to be prioritised in trucking over the busy Easter period, following almost one truck crash death per day last month.

  • Video

    Trucking Convoys Demanding Changes

    April 11

    Hundreds of truck drivers and their supporters have taken to the streets of all major capitals demanding regulation to address the slaughter on the roads from truck crashes.

  • Media Release

    TWU WARNS OF DEADLY HEALTH AND SAFETY RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH FATIGUED TRANSPORT WORKERS AS NEW SLEEP HEALTH REPORT IS RELEASED

    April 10

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 10 April 2019
     
    The TWU warns that the health concerns raised in the Sleep Health Awareness Report released today are an alarming addition to the deadly safety risks associated with fatigued transport workers. 

  • Video

    Owner-driver Sam tells why he join the Safe Rates convoy

    April 05

    TWU's Assistant National Secretary Nick McIntosh hopped in owner-driver Sam's truck to find out why he joined the convoy on Sunday.

  • Media Release

    TWU CRITICISES BUDGET FAILURE TO TACKLE ROAD SAFETY & FINANCIAL PRESSURE ON TRANSPORT

    April 03

    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 3 April 2019
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised the Federal Government’s budget saying it will not improve road safety since it fails to tackle the financial pressure on trucking.

  • Video

    Trucking convoy for Safe Rates

    March 31

    (3 March 2019) Hundreds of truck drivers and their supporters have taken to the streets of all major capitals demanding regulation to address the slaughter on the roads from truck crashes.