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General Transport

TWU CALLS FOR POLICE & SAFEWORK SA TO REOPEN INVESTIGATION INTO 2014 DEADLY CRASH ON SOUTH EASTER...

October 14, 2019

The Transport Workers’ Union has called on the police and the SafeWork SA to reopen their investigations into a 2014 crash that led to the deaths of two people following revelations that the trucking company knew the truck’s brakes were faulty.

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TWU CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE MEASURES TO SOUTH EASTERN FREEWAY CRISIS

September 27, 2019

The Transport Workers’ Union is calling for immediate measures to prevent more fatal crashes on the South Eastern Freeway while long-term solutions are agreed.

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TWU JOINS UNIONS IN OPPOSITION TO ANTI-WORKER ‘ENSURING INTEGRITY BILL’ AT TODAY’S SENATE INQUIRY...

September 24, 2019

The Transport Workers’ Union will today tell the Senate Inquiry hearing on the Ensuring Integrity Bill that the transport industry is the deadliest in Australia, and workers need legislation to back them up when their safety and the safety of the public is at risk.

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TWU CALLS ON TRUCKIES TO TAKE PART IN A SENATE INQUIRY INTO TRANSPORT AS DEATH TOLL IN SA REMAINS...

September 17, 2019

The TWU is calling on South Australian truck drivers to make submissions to a Senate Inquiry into transport as the state suffers a disproportionate number of deaths from truck crashes.

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STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF FAMILY OF TRUCK DRIVER KILLED NEAR TRURO

August 20, 2019

The wife and family of a truck driver killed recently in a head-on collision with another truck near Truro has appealed for a greater focus on safety to stop the high numbers of drivers being killed.

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MEDIA ALERT - TRANSPORT, FARM & RETAIL UNIONS UNITE WITH COLES TO ADDRESS EXPLOITATION IN FRESH F...

May 23, 2019

An alliance of unions representing transport, farm and retail workers will work with one of Australia’s largest supermarket chains, Coles, to address worker exploitation and risks to safety in the Australian fresh food industry.

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