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  • TV Reports: TWU National Truck Convoys

    July 16


    Over 300 truck drivers, their families and supporters protested in all major capitals to demand an end to pressure in the industry which is killing hundreds of people on our roads every year. The followings are the TV reports highlighting the TWU truck convoys across the country:

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  • 184 PEOPLE KILLED IN 163 FATAL CRASHES INVOLVING HEAVY TRUCKS IN JUST 12 MONTHS, INQUIRY TOLD

    July 13


    NEWS.COM.AU, by Alexis Carey, 12 July 2018
     
    Truckie John Waltis is sick of burying his mates.

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  • TRANSPORT INDUSTRY IS THE DEADLIEST IN AUSTRALIA, TRANSPORT WORKERS UNION TELLS INDUSTRIAL DEATHS INQUIRY

    July 12


    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 12 July 2018
     
    The Inquiry into Industrial Deaths today heard that the transport industry is in crisis. More transport workers are killed in Australia than in any other industry and deaths involving truck crashes are on the rise.

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  • Hunter Valley Buses ban West Mall, Rutherford stop due to rock attacks and violence

    July 12


    Maitland Mercury, by Sage Swinton, 11 July 11 2018
     
    Bus drivers are under attack and lives are being put at risk by a group of violent hooligans in the Rutherford area, according to the Transport Workers’ Union.

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