COVID-19 Updates

Compliance and employee entitlements

Driving steering the truck

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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

Victorian Businesses Now Have a ‘General Environmental Duty’

The next time a quantity of diesel or oil is split at your Victorian premises your response will in part be governed by a new ‘environmental duty’.

New notice delivers smarter, more productive road train transport

A new notice for road train prime movers will ease pressure on the road network, improve fatigue management and increase the efficiency of Australia’s heavy vehicle fleet. The National Road Train Prim...

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Casual Employment: Reforms Welcomed

The Government’s Industrial Relations Omnibus Bill, introduced today, is supported by the road transport industry, especially as it relates to reform of casual employment. NatRoad CEO Warren Clark sai...

Unfair Dismissal

Unfair Dismissal: Greater risks from 1 July 2020

From 1 July 2020 employees can be awarded more money when they succeed in an unfair dismissal case. Unfair dismissal claims are a serious issue faced by many businesses, with some 13,000 to 14,000 app...

Webinar on Underpaying Wages

Webinar recording: Risks and implications of underpaying wages and employee entitlements

In case you missed this month’s webinar on “Risks and implications of underpaying wages and employee entitlements” access it online now.  This online webinar has been specifically de...

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