COVID-19 Updates

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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 ...

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...

Updated QLD Freight Protocol, crossing the QLD/NSW border and new testing site at Goondiwindi

With the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation across state borders, the QLD Freight Protocol has been updated with changes for freight and logistics operators who are Queensland residents or New South ...

Keeping Our Supply Chains Open

The COVID pandemic continues to disrupt our way of life in so many ways. The Road Transport Industry has been able to maintain its supply chains throughout these adversities and keep our communities s...

Employsure found guilty of misrepresentation

The National Road Transport Association (NatRoad) congratulates the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for the result that found Employsure Pty Ltd guilty of misrepresentation. Earl...

When is it mandatory to carry a fire extinguisher?

NatRoad recently has a query about when heavy vehicle operators must carry fire extinguishers.  The answer is: Under the HVNL there are no mandatory requirements, but there are some under State laws a...

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Managing Your Contracts: Termination

What do you do when a five-year contract doesn’t last five years? That was the question two NatRoad members recently had to ask themselves.

Taxable Payments Reporting System: Check your Compliance

A large number of road freight businesses have not yet complied with the lodgement requirements under the TPRS for the financial year 2019-20.