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General Transport

REGULATORY GAPS IN TRANSPORT TO BE FOCUS OF TWU NATIONAL COUNCIL IN ADELAIDE MAY 21-24

May 18, 2018

The Transport Workers’ Union National Council will tackle gaping holes in regulation in the on-demand economy, road transport and aviation which leave workers impoverished, without protections and at risk of death and injury.

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WIN FOR TRANSPORT WORKERS AS NATROAD BACKS DOWN ON OPPOSITION TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LEAVE

May 08, 2018

Transport workers will be able to access domestic violence leave when it is introduced nationally after NatRoad backed down in its opposition.

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TRUCK CRASH ON STURT HIGHWAY HIGHLIGHTS DANGERS IN TRANSPORT

May 01, 2018

An incident in which a truck driver was killed and another man was left critically injured highlights road transport as Australia’s deadliest job, Ian Smith, TWU SA/NT Branch Secretary has said.

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TRUCKIES PROTEST 2 YEARS AFTER GOVERNMENT SHUT DOWN SAFETY WATCHDOG, AS SURVEY SHOWS 93% DEMAND C...

April 18, 2018

Truck drivers will protest in all major capitals today as a new survey shows 93% of drivers want to see changes to make transport safer and less pressured.

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TRUCK DRIVERS HOLD NATIONWIDE PROTESTS AGAINST ALDI OVER SAFETY & FREE SPEECH

February 28, 2018

Truck drivers and their supporters angry at Aldi’s refusal to address safety concerns are protesting in all major capitals today.

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ALDI IN COURT IN ATTEMPT TO SILENCE TRUCK DRIVERS

February 08, 2018

Aldi is today back in the Federal Court attempting to silence truck drivers and stop them from protesting and speaking out about safety in the wealthy retailer’s supply chain.

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