VOTE TODAY FOR THE ATA ELECTIONS

February 22, 2019
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Vote for Frank Black in the ATA elections. Frank is a proud TWU member and owner-driver who’s stood up for other truckies for decades. Let’s make sure there’s a strong voice for owner-drivers at the ATA. If you registered to vote, you received an email reminder last night. If you...

SAFE RATES WILL SAVE LIVES

February 16, 2019
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The TWU held a Safe Rates Summit in Canberra this week with a simple demand for our lawmakers – introduce legislation to stop people dying on our roads. The event was supported by truck drivers, family of crash victims, community and employer groups and academics and advocates to ensure politicians...

DAMNING TRUCKING INDUSTRY DATA

February 14, 2019
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Over 1,000 trucking companies have gone bankrupt since the Coalition tore the road safety watchdog in 2016. Companies going bankrupt means thousands of transport workers losing their jobs and a 2019 AMP report found 25% of transport workers continually suffer financial stress. The highest rate of any Australian industry. Trucking...

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...