SUNDAY MARCH 31ST: TRUCKING CONVOYS TO DEMAND SAFETY & FAIRNESS

Hundreds of drivers and their supporters will take part in trucking convoys in all major capitals on March 31st to highlight the need for changes to address the crisis in the industry. Since the Federal Government tore down a road safety watchdog 534 people have died...

Port Kembla Coal Terminal: A statement from Richard Olsen

Port Kembla Coal Terminal A statement from Richard Olsen, State Secretary, Transport Workers’ Union of NSW The Transport Workers’ Union of NSW (TWU) has voted today in support of a resolution by the South Coast Labour Council to stop transport operations into or out...

WORKING INSIDE AN OVEN – A DAY AT WORK FOR A BUS DRIVER

Drivers and school students subject to overheated buses without air conditioning As the temperatures climbed today it has become clear that Bus Companies and the NSW Government need to pay more attention to the workplaces of NSW Bus Drivers. One Bus Driver in the...
TWU NSW welcomes new President

TWU NSW welcomes new President

Owner driver Tony Matthews, a long time member of the Transport Workers Union of NSW has been elected to the role of President of the TWU NSW Branch. Tony has been a strong and active delegate with the TWU for many years. State Secretary Richard Olsen and Tony are...

REDSTAR TRANSPORT COLLAPSE PROVES THE NEED FOR REGULATION

The TWU says the Federal Government is to blame for the collapse of Redstar Transport after it scrapped a road safety watchdog that held wealthy companies to account for their transport supply chain. Yesterday evening, the Transport Workers’ Union received written...

Statement on Redstar Transport

BREAKING: The Transport Workers’ Union has received concerning reports from Redstar Transport members that indicate the company is about to go into administration. Reports include drivers being told to return their loads to the nearest depot and interstate drivers...
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