This August, we join the Australian Road Safety Foundation (ARSF) in acknowledging Rural Road Safety Month. Rural Road Safety Month is a national awareness campaign organised by the ARSF which targets regional and rural road safety. We know that rural road crashes account for more than 65% of the Australian road toll. The rate of
The Morrison Government is refusing any support to Australian airports grounded by the COVID-crisis. The Morrison Government repeatedly points to its support package for the aviation industry, but the truth is that airports have not received a cent of direct support. With Canberra Airport today announcing it will be closed entirely on Saturdays, and other
Labor is deeply concerned that the vessel MV Ben Rinnes which is currently in Corio Bay to discharge Soy Product is in contravention of international conventions, with a number of crew being forced to work in excess of 12 months. This comes just days after a similar incident in Newcastle. It is for these reasons
VIRGIN AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCEMENT This is another sad day for Australian aviation, Australian workers and regional communities. Labor’s thoughts are with Virgin Australia’s 9,000 workers and their families on what will no doubt be another difficult day. When Scott Morrison took the decision to refuse support to Virgin Australia he left the future of the airline