Regulatory Submissions

NatRoad’s role includes making formal submissions to various government bodies on a wide range of policy issues affecting the road freight industry, with the aim of improving the business environment for our members and the industry in general.

 
Submission Topic:  PC Draft Report - National Transport Regulatory Reform

Submitted to: Productivity Commission

Date submitted: 15 Jan 2020 

NatRoad has made a submission on the Draft Report entitled National Transport Regulatory Reform released by the Productivity Commission (PC) in November 2019. The submission responds to a number of the issues raised in the Draft Report, focusing on the heavy vehicle sector including:

  • Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL)
  • Fatigue Laws
  • Chain of Responsibility
  • Accreditation 
  • WHS Laws
  • Transport Technology

Outcome: Awaited

Document: Click Here

 
Submission Topic:  Inquiry into reducing Australia’s road accident rates, trauma and road deaths 

Submitted to: Joint Select Committee on Road Safety, Federal Government 

Date submitted: 31 Jan 2020 

 In this submission NatRoad outlines a number of factors affecting heavy vehicle safety, focusing on light vehicle driver education, upgrading infrastructure and better data collection and analysis

Outcome: Awaited

Document: Click Here

 
Submission Topic:  Inquiry into reducing trauma on local roads in NSW

Submitted to: Joint Standing Committee on Road Safety, NSW Parliament 

Date submitted: 31 Jan 2020 

NatRoad has made a submission to the NSW Joint Standing Committee on Road Safety (StaySafe) relating to its inquiry into road trauma in NSW launched at the end of November 2019. The submission highlights the need to rebuild after bushfires taking into account the infrastructure needs for rural and regional roads. 

Outcome: Awaited

Document: Click Here