WA trucking boss Cam Dumesny finally got an answer from the Minister of Employment Stuart Robert about why trucking was left off the latest Priority Skilled Immigration List – and it wasn’t what he expected to hear.
Dangerous goods driver and business owner Michael ‘Kingy’ King, who has gained a lifetime of experience out on the rough outback roads, opens up about the struggle to find good drivers.
After securing his HR licence, WA-based John Fletcher was ready and determined to get behind the wheel of a truck. But despite the widespread hype about the state’s driver shortage, he spent months trying to get a foot in the door.
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