2016 ANOTHER DEADLY YEAR FOR TRANSPORT WORKERS

January 12, 2017
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The TWU has urged the Federal Government to stop ignoring the high death toll within the transportation sector, as Safe Work Australia statistics for 2016 show that more than one in three workers killed last year were transport workers. TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) Acting Secretary Chris Fennell said while one workplace...

INJURED AT WORK? We fight and fight and WIN

December 21, 2016
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TRUCK driver Ian Ammon has been in constant pain since a crippling workplace accident over two years ago. On May 11, 2014, the Leongatha-based Devondale Murray Goulburn employee, whose job involved driving a 30,000 litre tanker from dairy to dairy in the Gippsland to collect milk, was sent flying when...

Transport and freight draft report – have your say.

October 12, 2016
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Infrastructure Victoria has recommended a network-wide transport pricing regime and new motorways – including North East Link and the Outer Metropolitan Ring Road– as part of its draft statewide, cross-sector 30-year infrastructure strategy. The draft – Victoria’s Draft 30-Year Infrastructure Strategy  – combines new major projects and maintenance programs to get the most out of the existing road...