There are many big issues confronting the road freight industry over the next three to eight years including the adoption of renewable energy, fit for purpose road infrastructure and proportionate heavy vehicle laws to mention a few. Read more
Our New Year’s resolution for the TWU is making 2022 a year of enforcement. We are making sure that those in power who can be part of the process of change for the transport industry don’t forget the lessons of 2020 and 2021. We cannot let them forget what we all know, the vital nature of transport, transport workers are the people that drive businesses forward.
At the end of 2020, we all sighed with relief and looked forward to a better 2021. We thought the Covid pandemic and its supply chain issues were behind us.
Truck drivers have had a seemingly impossible two years. They’ve had to endure Covid restrictions, border closures, been locked out of rest stops and faced mandatory testing, but through it all they have kept Australia moving. Read more
Vicarious liability is a legal term of which all employers and business owners should be very aware of and your vicarious liability should always be taken into consideration when making any business decision that involves having others conduct an activity on your or your business’ behalf.
Misha Ketchell of theconversation.com believes that Australia is going through another supply chain crisis. Stocks of AdBlue, an exhaust fluid used in newer diesel cars and trucks to reduce pollution, is getting dangerously low.
With the review of the national truck law well underway, we asked truckie and popular podcast host Mike Williams to tackle the biggest elephant in the room.
In my lifetime, the last 18 months have been the most challenging I have experienced in many ways due to the serious impacts and challenges that Covid-19 has had and continues to have on all aspects on our personal and work lives.
It has been another year of unprecedented unrest and turmoil, not only for our industry but our country and the world.
A recent decision by the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission (CFMMEU v Mt Arthur Coal  FWCFB 6059) provides some timely guidance to employers considering introducing Covid-19-related workplace requirements. Read more