NEWS & MEDIA

Safe Rates Law Needs Protecting

31 Jan 2014

Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal must be kept in favour of current Abbot govt plan.

Big Rigs, by Wayne Forno, 31 January 2014 Read More »

NSW Government Stern Message to Big Retailers on Safe Trucking

23 Dec 2013

(Channel 9, Weekend Today, 22 December 2013) The NSW Government has sent a stern message to Coles and Woolworths to ensure their truck drivers don’t risk lives for a deadline, two months after a deadly fuel tanker crash claimed the lives of two people in Sydney, prompting a review of industry practices. Since the accident, the RMS has issued a number of high-profile companies with improvement notices. Read More »

Coles Steals Christmas!!!

19 Dec 2013

The Coles Grinch summons truckies for 2013 Christmas delivery schedule. This coincides with a rally held by TWU truckies and their families at Martin Place Sydney on 10 December 2013, protesting against the lethal squeeze from the big bullies like Coles, who demand drivers meet impossible schedules and unrealistic deadlines – at dangerously low rates of pay. Read More »

Young Mother’s Death is 7th Truck-related Fatality This Week and Reinforces Need for Safer Roads

15 Nov 2013

Transport Workers’ Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today said the tragic death […] Read More »

CH10 Perth: Coles Risk Lives

12 Nov 2013

(Channel 10, Perth, TEN Eyewitness News, 7 Nov 2013) Perth truck drivers […] Read More »

WTV: Coles, Coles you can’t lie – every year, 300 die!

12 Nov 2013

(WTV, Perth, Undercurrent, 9 Nov 2013) Truck drivers have descended on the […] Read More »

CH7 Perth: Coles set unfair deadlines and risk lives on roads

12 Nov 2013

(Channel 7, Perth, Seven News, 7 Nov 2013) Truck drivers have accused […] Read More »

SBS: TWU truckies and Uniting Church protest at Coles AGM

12 Nov 2013

(SBS, Sydney World News, 7 November 2013) The TWU has used the […] Read More »

ABC1 Perth: TWU truckies protest outside Coles AGM against unsafe working conditions

12 Nov 2013

(ABC1, Perth, 7 Nov 2013) Angry truck drivers have rallied outside the […] Read More »

CH7 Adelaide: TWU truckies protested over safety at Coles AGM

12 Nov 2013

(Channel 7, Adelaide, Seven News, 7 Nov 2013) TWU Members protested over […] Read More »

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