Month: June 2008

June 24, 2008 Edward No comments exist

As Australia hosts the upcoming event of World Youth Day in July that is attended by the pope, passenger traffic from around the world to Australia is expected to increase, according to international freight forwarder DB Schenker. All flights from the US into Australia will experience heavy passenger loads, which will ease up at the…

June 4, 2008 Edward No comments exist

The Transport Workers Union (TWU) said the Queensland Government’s fuel subsidy scheme disregards interstate truck drivers and they could consider boycotting the state. The State Government has recently announced changes to the 8-cents-per-litre deduction scheme to ensure the $540 million per annum subsidy goes directly to motorists with a Queensland driver’s license. TWU state secretary Hughie…