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Don’t Load High Productivity Freight Vehicles with More Costs

The National Road Transport Association (NatRoad) has asked the Victorian Government to postpone the introduction of a costly new technology requirement during the current pandemic. Warren Clark, CEO ...

Make Rest Stop Construction Mandatory To Build Jobs and Safety

The Federal Government should create a national truck rest stop fund to boost jobs, freight efficiency and safety as Australia emerges from COVID-enforced lockdowns. National Road Transport Associatio...

Heavy Vehicle Charges Determination: Consultation Regulation Impact Statement

The National Road Transport Association (NatRoad) is pleased to respond to the National Transport Commission’s (NTC) consultation regulation impact statement relating to proposed heavy vehicle charges...

Check Your Casual Employees’ Rights to Convert to Permanent Employment

Currently NatRoad is involved in Fair Work Commission proceedings involving casual employment under the modern transport awards. We are assisting the Commission in its task to ensure modern awards ref...

Bridgestone – More Than Just Tyres

Supporting Australians To Chase Their Dreams NatRoad members will know the Bridgestone name for the quality range of drive, steer and trailer tyres, but did you know Bridgestone’s efforts go beyond ty...

NatRoad Calls For On-Road Culture Change Following Latest Safety Report

The National Road Transport Association is welcoming the Federal Government’s response to the Joint Select Committee on Road Safety’s report: Improving Road Safety in Australia, but says efforts to ma...

It’s A Complex System When Even The Cops Get It Wrong

The States and territories have announced they will accept streamlined COVID-19 measures put forward by the road freight industry to keep essential goods and services moving, but ongoing complexity th...

NatRoad Seeks Fair Go on PAYGO

The National Road Transport Association (NatRoad) is asking the National Transport Commission (NTC) to give the industry some relief from increased heavy vehicle charges next year. In its submission t...

NatRoad Puts Five-Point Plan to Governments

The National Road Transport Association (NatRoad) welcomes National Cabinet’s acceptance of streamlined COVID-19 measures to keep road freight moving but says there’s more to do. NatRoad CEO Warren Cl...