NEWS & MEDIA

ABC Darwin Interview with TWU National Secretary Tony Sheldon on Safe Rates

24 May 2013

(ABC Darwin, 20 May 2013) The Transport Workers Union says truck drivers […] Read More »

TWU Truckies Protest at Coles Store in Darwin

23 May 2013

Darwin’s Coles store was stormed by a group of TWU truckies to protest on the amount of pressure the supermarket puts on the industry. Truckies say their rosters and schedules are unreasonable and putting their lives at risk, as well as pushing the costs and wages down. Read More »

Coles drives road safety standards down

23 May 2013

A team of ‘Mystery Shoppers’ today gave patrons at the Coles store in Darwin a crash course in road safety – highlighting the role big retailers play in unsafe truck driving practices.

Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) members distributed flyers inside the Coles store and explained to customers that Coles was putting unsustainable pressure on truck drivers to work faster and longer. Read More »

Truck Industry and Drivers United in Call for Safety Focus

23 May 2013

Truck drivers and their employers presented a united front at the TWU […] Read More »

Pell Notes “Terrible Pressures on Truck Drivers”

21 May 2013

Catholic Cardinal George Pell has bought into the debate about greater protection […] Read More »

Coalition IR Policy A U-turn on Road Safety

9 May 2013

Plans announced by the Coalition to review the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal […] Read More »

Time to Stop Politicking and Focus on Road Safety

1 May 2013

Each year, hundreds of people are killed in truck crashes and thousands […] Read More »

Coles Insults Dead Truckies, Says Union

29 Apr 2013

The Transport Workers Union says retail giant Coles has insulted the families […] Read More »

TWU Takes Coles to Task

29 Apr 2013

It’s time for Coles to start working with truckies and improve safety […] Read More »

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