TWU DEMANDS SAFE AND FAIR TRANSPORT INDUSTRY

February 13, 2019
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Truck drivers, families of truck crash victims, transport companies & associations, and major retailers gathered in Canberra today to discuss a legislative framework to the crisis in trucking as the death toll reaches 500 since the Federal Government tore down a safety watchdog.  The parties will meet at a Safe...

VOTE FOR A BETTER FUTURE

January 18, 2019
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Voter registration for the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) general council elections is open. It is important that drivers have a strong voice at the ATA, which refuses to commit to a solution to make our industry safer and fairer. Have your ABN ready and register now: http://www.truck.net.au/voter-registration-form Who can vote?...

TRUCK DRIVER INJURY SURVEY

January 17, 2019
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Are you a truck driver? Have you ever been injured at work? A University of Wollongong researcher is looking at what happens when truckies are injured on the job and how long it takes them to return to work. Have your say on this survey and help build a better understanding...

BREAKING: REDSTAR TRANSPORT JOB LOSS CONCERNS

December 20, 2018
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Just days before Christmas hundreds of transport workers are hearing they’ve lost their jobs without any official word from Redstar Transport. It’s outrageous. We’re investigating and will update drivers as soon as we can, in the meantime TWU (VIC/TAS) Redstar members and drivers can contact us on 1300 727 614....

BIG TWU WIN AS LABOR COMMITS TO TRUCKING INDUSTRY CLEAN-UP

December 17, 2018
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The TWU has welcomed the Australian Labor Party’s commitment to tackling the safety crisis in the trucking industry. TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) Secretary and National Vice-President John Berger said the news was a relief for the industry after 469 people had been killed in truck crashes following the Coalition’s dismantling of...

SAFER ROADS SAVE LIVES

November 15, 2018
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We’ve had a big leap forward for road safety! After years of truck drivers highlighting the dangers in the retail supply chain, Coles committed earlier this year to choosing freight companies with the highest pay, conditions and safety standards. Coles has now announced they will contract more work to Toll....