NEWS & MEDIA

NO RESPONSE FROM FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AS SIX DIE OVER THREE DAYS IN HORROR TRUCK CRASHES

23 Aug 2018

The Transport Workers’ Union has slammed the Federal Government for playing politics while six people died in horrific truck crashes in just three days. Read More »

TWU calls for action over ‘Australia’s deadliest job’

21 Aug 2018

Truck drivers are demanding urgent action as a major study by Monash University shows the main factors making it Australia’s deadliest job. Read More »

DEADLY & UNHEALTHY: TRUCK DRIVERS DEMAND ACTION AS STUDY SHOWS RISKS BEHIND AUSTRALIA’S DEALIEST JOB

21 Aug 2018

Truck drivers are demanding urgent action as a major study by Monash University shows the main factors making it Australia’s deadliest job. Read More »

Andrews Government to Introduce Mandatory Minimum Rates for Tip Truck Owner Drivers

10 Aug 2018

Herald Sun, by Kieran Rooney, 10 August 2018 TIP truck owner-drivers have […] Read More »

TRANSPORT WORKERS’ UNION SLAMS MASTER CODE AS ‘WEAK’ AND INCAPABLE OF ENFORCING INDUSTRY CHANGE

3 Aug 2018

The TWU has criticised the draft Master Code on Industry Practice as “weak” and incapable of bringing in the type of changes desperately needed in transport. Read More »

TRUCKIES CARRY THE BLAME FOR TRANSPORT INDUSTRY CRISIS IN SA POLICE BLITZ

26 Jul 2018

The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised the targeting of truck drivers after police defected 39 heavy vehicles and reported several drivers on SA roads over a three-week period. Read More »

VIDEO: Truck Drivers Unfairly Targeted

26 Jul 2018

Truck driver Frank Black is angry that truck drivers are unfairly targeted, meanwhile there’s no scrutiny of wealthy retailers and manufacturers who are putting pressures on drivers. Read More »

TV Reports: TWU National Truck Convoys

16 Jul 2018

Over 300 truck drivers, their families and supporters protested in all major capitals to demand an end to pressure in the industry which is killing hundreds of people on our roads every year. Read More »

184 PEOPLE KILLED IN 163 FATAL CRASHES INVOLVING HEAVY TRUCKS IN JUST 12 MONTHS, INQUIRY TOLD

13 Jul 2018

Truckie John Waltis is sick of burying his mates. Over the years, the veteran truck driver has been to the funerals of more than 50 of his colleagues within the industry — which is the deadliest in Australia. Read More »

TRANSPORT INDUSTRY IS THE DEADLIEST IN AUSTRALIA, TRANSPORT WORKERS UNION TELLS INDUSTRIAL DEATHS INQUIRY

12 Jul 2018

The Inquiry into Industrial Deaths today heard that the transport industry is in crisis. More transport workers are killed in Australia than in any other industry and deaths involving truck crashes are on the rise. Read More »

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