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NatRoad welcomes Labor rest stops promise

The Federal Opposition has pledged $80 million for new truck rest stops. While NatRoad says this is welcome, more needs to be done at all government levels in order to reduce driver fatigue. CEO of Na...

NatRoad calls for more action on fuel in wake of budget

Temporary relief from soaring fuel prices is a cornerstone of the Morrison Government’s Budget, but the National Road Transport Association says more needs to be done for the road freight sector. The ...

CEO Warren Clark responds to the government’s hydrogen refuelling network plans

CEO Warren Clark issued a response for ‘The World Today’ ABC radio regarding the NSW, Victorian and Queensland government’s plans to build the first hydrogen refueling network. Sourc...

NatRoad greets Kanofski HVNL Review

The National Road Transport Association has welcomed the announcement of a review of the Heavy Vehicle Law reform process by former New South Wales Roads and Maritime Services head Ken Kanofski. NatRo...

NatRoad calls for sweeping waterfront reforms

Efficiency at our ports must be boosted and road freight access improved for Australia to recover from the pandemic and compete with the rest of the world, the National Road Transport Association has ...

NatRoad urges quick passage for unfair contract law

The National Road Transport Association says it will be a race against time for the Federal Parliament to pass unfair contract legislation, following its introduction into the House of Representatives...

NatRoad says High Court’s Jamsek judgment is a landmark moment for owner drivers

Today’s landmark High Court judgment rejecting long-term contractors being treated as employees draws a line in the sand for the status of owner drivers. The High Court was considering an appeal again...

NatRoad gives thumbs up as RAT Tax traps finally shut

The Federal Government’s decision to make COVID-19 tests tax deductible for individuals and to exempt businesses from fringe benefit tax (FBT) is welcome, the National Road Transport Association said ...

NatRoad renews unfair contracts call for Parliamentary sitting

The Morrison Government must bring on legislation reforming unfair contracts when Federal Parliament resumes next week, the National Road Transport Association said today. Treasury released an exposur...

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