Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon and Greens candidate for New England Mercurius Goldstein have commented on the scrapping of the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal.
“The Greens support the work of the Transport Workers Union to improve the wages and conditions for truck drivers. We strongly back the retention of the Road Safety Remuneration tribunal,” Senator Rhiannon said.
“For truck drivers to be safe at work they need safe rates. It is as simple as that.
"A floor price is a critical protection for truck drivers, their families and the travelling public.