As we move through February and try to maintain our optimism for 2021 it has been made difficult by states still not cooperating on COVID-19 and closing borders with little warning, throwing plans into chaos, and separating families once again.
If you have ever wanted to make change within our industry or make your views heard, now is the time to do it.
After 12 months of disruption to the Victorian Transport Association’s typically busy events, professional development, and networking calendar, I am thrilled to be able to confirm our annual state conference will be going ahead – in person – in March.
The busy season has passed with the wheels still rolling after the most turbulent year in all our memories.
Research tells us the most common contributing factors to road crashes are human errors, with most crashes able to be prevented or mitigated.
When most people think of national and international trade, what immediately springs to mind are trucks, trains, ships and planes full of goods manufactured, mined or grown here in Australia, and being sent around the country and around the world for people to consume and enjoy.
It’s nearly the end of January and the start of the New Year has been much better than 2020, we have not been under siege by horrendous bushfires and crippling drought, although we are still in recovery mode from Covid-19.
TWU members across the country are standing together to demand safer and fairer industry rates and conditions for all workers. Together, we continue to build a powerful voice for all transport workers. Read more
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?
I am starting this year off with new words; we need to stop calling trucking a male dominated industry because while it is predominantly male, the men do not dominate the women who are succeeding in the industry.