Daimler Trucks North America has unveiled a new Western Star platform in the United States – the all-new 49X – which is due to hit Australian shores within the next few years. Read more
The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) will today use a conciliation hearing of the Fair Work Commission to formally offer a peace deal to Patrick Terminals that could deliver an immediate end to all industrial action at the company’s container terminals. Read more
This weekend, the Lights On The Hill Trucking Memorial Service will pay tribute to truckies who have lost their lives, remembering their contribution to the industry.
A 42-year-old Western Australian truckie claims he was resting in his truck at Mount Lambie, near the Great Western Highway, NSW, when several men forced entry into the cab this morning and began assaulting him. Read more
Western Roads Federation is lobbying the WA Government to open the borders to truckies from the east to plug the chronic driver shortage across a multitude of sectors. Read more
Over 350 projects centred around bridges and truck safety are set to share in more than $290 million in funding from the Australian Government.
Leading stevedore Patrick Terminals has applied to the Fair Work Commission (FWC) to urgently seek an end to costly industrial action by the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) at four ports. Read more
The elimination of workforce capacity limits at Victorian warehouses and distribution centres is an encouraging sign that the Victorian economy is starting to emerge from COVID lockdown restrictions in place across the state. Read more
With the Queensland state election looming fast, LNP leader Deb Frecklington has unveiled her biggest election sweetener yet for truckies on the eastern seaboard. Read more
It has been Australia’s only fundraising convoy for sick kids since the pandemic struck, and at the end of yesterday’s Townsville event organiser Ren Pedersen was delighted to hold up a large cheque for $62,020. Read more