By now, the excitement from the New Year celebrations has well and truly evaporated and we continue getting on with the job. One of those jobs for the TWU is to call on the reasonably new Roads Minister in NSW, Natalie Ward to pick up where other roads ministers have not and address out-of-control toll road costs.
It was 2019 and the TWU was amongst the voices who protested the removal of warning signs for mobile speed cameras. We recognised the move for what it was, a revenue raising process for the NSW Government.
After a year-long battle for job security, the Transport Workers Union (TWU) bargaining committee reached an in-principle enterprise agreement with StarTrack on Friday.
Welcome to 2021. You have no doubt just driven through one of the busiest periods of the year and how was it for you? Were you able to find adequate rest areas to pull up and manage your fatigue requirements on the road? How was the holiday traffic?
If you believe what Canberra is telling us, smaller transport operators now have legislation in place designed to tighten the screws on slow industry payers. Read more
After losing an appeal to silence truck drivers speaking out about safety in its supply chain, it looks like Aldi will be forced to pay up.
In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak in NSW, border closures are causing absolute havoc for truckies, with some having to wait up to five hours to get into Victoria – and authorities are scrambling to get these issues fixed.
Coles and the Transport Workers Union have signed a charter on standards in road transport and the gig economy focusing on safety, driver education and mental health. Read more
The NorthConnex tunnel is claimed to be a ‘game changer’ by a vast number of politicians wheeled out to sing the tunnel’s praises. Read more
Sydney transport operator Rob Woolley just wants a fair go. Read more