MEDIA RELEASE | 19 April 2016
NatRoad welcomes the passing of a Bill last night in Federal Parliament to abolish the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal, which will keep up to 40,000 small, family owned trucker businesses on the road.
MEDIA RELEASE | 18 April 2016
NatRoad Chief Executive Officer Warren Clark said today’s Tribunal decision – which acknowledges the very concerns raised by NatRoad’s members just three short weeks ago – is a disgrace and clearly demonstrates why the Government must act now to abolish the RSRT.
MEDIA RELEASE | 15 April 2016
Today it became clear that the TWU’s last minute application to the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal to delay and vary the Contractor Driver Minimum Payments Road Safety Remuneration Order 2016 is the most disgraceful and politically-motivated sham of recent times – with the TWU pretending to act in the best interests of drivers, despite brushing away legitimate concerns for months.
MEDIA RELEASE | 14 April 2016
NatRoad is renewing calls for all MPs to back the Coalition Government’s bill to abolish the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal – following the TWU’s application to the Road Safety Remuneration Tribual today seeking to delay the implementation of the Road Safety Remuneration Order.
MEDIA RELEASE | 13 April 2016
NatRoad is calling on Labor, the Greens and crossbench Senators to stand up for the best interests of thousands of small businesses, following the Coalition Government’s decision to introduce a bill to abolish the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal on Monday 18 April 2016.
MEDIA RELEASE | 10 April 2016
NatRoad has welcomed the Prime Minister’s commitment to abolish the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal, and reiterated the call for MPs to support the Coalition’s bill to halt the implementation of the Road Safety Remuneration Order 2016.
MEDIA RELEASE | 8 April 2016
NatRoad will today withdraw its legal challenge to the Road Safety Remuneration Order 2016, following yesterday’s Federal Court decision that saw the Order implemented as of 4.15pm, 7 April 2016.
All people affected by the Order must now comply.
MEDIA RELEASE | 4 April 2016
NatRoad, with the support of the Australian Trucking Association, was successful last Friday evening in securing a stay of the entire Road Safety Remuneration Order 2016, which was due to commence today.
Until the matter has been heard in the Federal Court it will not come into effect, and it is business as usual for the tens of thousands of contractor drivers across Australia.
Federal Court grants stay of the Contractor Driver Minimum Payments RSRO following urgent application by NatRoad with the support of the Australian Trucking Association
MEDIA RELEASE | 1 April 2016
Federal Court grants stay of the 2016 RSRO
Following an urgent application by NatRoad with the support of the ATA, the Federal Court in Brisbane granted a stay of the 2016 RSRO.
MEDIA RELEASE | 1 April 2016
The RSRT has refused to vary the 2016 RSRO to delay its commencement or to introduce transitional rates. Instead, the Order will commence, as scheduled, on Monday 4 April 2016.