NEWS & MEDIA

CH9: Calls for Minimum Pay to Be Re instated

10 Jun 2016

Relatives of a man killed in a crash have protested at a trucking industry forum. The Transport Workers Union wants a minimum pay rate brought back, saying it would prevent fatigue and improve vehicle safety. Read More »

7 News: Truckies Storm Coles

20 Aug 2015

Truck drivers storm Coles supermarket in Adelaide, saying too much pressure is being place on transport workers. Read More »

Prosecute Employers, Clients For Truck Deaths, Not Just Drivers, TWU Calls

19 Jun 2015

The Transport Workers’ Union is calling for criminal prosecution of companies that profit from low cost transport contracts when deaths occur in truck crashes. Governments and regulators also need to strengthen their laws to hold these companies to account for the carnage on the roads, the union added. Read More »

Truckies Rally at Coles in SA to Highlight the Lethal Squeeze in the Industry

8 Aug 2013

(Channel 9, Adelaide, 8 August 2013) Truckies have staged a rally at […] Read More »

Safe Rates for Truckies – Our Lives Depend On It

7 Aug 2013

The impact of unsafe pay rates for truck drivers on road safety was laid bare in Adelaide today, when a mangled truck was put on display outside Coles in Prospect.

Transport Workers’ Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon, said hundreds of Australians die and thousands more are injured in truck crashes each year, devastating families, communities and workplace. Read More »

SA Truckies Rally at Coles Supermarket for Safe Rates

7 Aug 2013

(Channel 7, Adelaide, 7 August 2013) Truckies have staged a rally at […] Read More »

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