April 2020

Published a story 9th Apr 2020 3:15 PM

Road Freight New South Wales boss Simon O’Hara has advised drivers in the state that as well as toilet paper being stolen, a number of facilities had been vandalised.

Truckies advised to carry their own toilet paper

Road Freight New South Wales boss Simon O’Hara has advised drivers in the state that as well as toilet paper being stolen, a number of facilities had been vandalised.

Published a story 2nd Apr 2020 3:59 PM

While the coronavirus pandemic hasn’t slowed their work down, it certainly has impacted on their life on the road in many ways, she said.

Sharon carries tissue ‘up her sleeve’ because there’s no toilet paper

While the coronavirus pandemic hasn’t slowed their work down, it certainly has impacted on their life on the road in many ways, she said.

Published a story 2nd Apr 2020 10:25 AM

A UK truck driver who has been diagnosed with coronavirus wants other truckies to know that this is real, it’s very serious and the impact was not just on him but the hospital, all of its staff and his whole family.

Fit, healthy UK truckie contracts COVID19

A UK truck driver who has been diagnosed with coronavirus wants other truckies to know that this is real, it’s very serious and the impact was not just on him but the hospital, all of its staff and his whole family.

March 2020

Published a story 31st Mar 2020 3:51 PM

AFTER seeing first-hand how her husband Tim Hullah struggled to find somewhere to shower and eat last week, Sarah decided to do what she could to help other truckies in the same situation.

Truckie’s wife can cook you up a scrumptious meal

AFTER seeing first-hand how her husband Tim Hullah struggled to find somewhere to shower and eat last week, Sarah decided to do what she could to help other truckies in the same situation.

Published a story 31st Mar 2020 1:17 PM

IT’S daunting, there’s no doubt about that, says MK Trucking co-owner Mick Kaandorp

Mick still trucking on

IT’S daunting, there’s no doubt about that, says MK Trucking co-owner Mick Kaandorp

Published a story 24th Mar 2020 3:55 PM

Western Australian Senator Glenn Sterle said the government has “failed to come up with a plan to address the needs and working conditions of Australia’s truck drivers and transport operators during this difficult time”.

Senator: Government is failing the needs of drivers

Western Australian Senator Glenn Sterle said the government has “failed to come up with a plan to address the needs and working conditions of Australia’s truck drivers and transport operators during this difficult time”.

Published a story 23rd Mar 2020 2:43 PM

TRUCKIE favourite Mortlake Roadhouse is assuring drivers their facilities are still open for business.

You’ll still be able to eat and shower, say roadhouses

TRUCKIE favourite Mortlake Roadhouse is assuring drivers their facilities are still open for business.

Published a story 20th Mar 2020 3:26 PM

TRUCKIES shouldn’t be embarrassed to be seen exercising around their trucks or utilising them for their workouts.

Take inspiration from army and work out with your truck

TRUCKIES shouldn’t be embarrassed to be seen exercising around their trucks or utilising them for their workouts.

Published a story 20th Mar 2020 2:22 PM

TRUCKIES needs have been taken into account by developers of a new truck stop set to open in Orange early next year.

New truck stop takes truckies needs into account

TRUCKIES needs have been taken into account by developers of a new truck stop set to open in Orange early next year.

Published a story 20th Mar 2020 12:32 PM

“THIS is not turning truckies into wimps, this is empowering them to stay in the industry.”

Sharing your feelings doesn’t make you a wimp

“THIS is not turning truckies into wimps, this is empowering them to stay in the industry.”

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Kate has been with APN for almost two years, starting as a cadet at The Chronicle in November of 2010. She studied at Lowood State High School and the University of Queensland.