COVID-19 Updates

Health and wellbeing

Business Protection

COVID-Safe Plan Adoption Essential To Keeping The Supply Chain Open

Heavy vehicle owner-drivers and fleet operators alike need to put COVID-Safe Plans into place as the economy re-opens, the National Road Transport Association said today. NatRoad has produced a COVID ...

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...

Extra NSW COVID Testing Sites to Support Road Freight Operators

The National Road Transport Association (NatRoad) congratulates the New South Wales Government for responding to heavy vehicle industry calls for additional dedicated 24-hour testing facility for truc...

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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Industry Briefing Session: Truck drivers as first responders in remote and regional Australia

The Northern Territory Road Transport Association (NT RTA) in collaboration with Western Roads Federation (WRF) are hosting a briefing session on the Industry Response to truck drivers as first respon...

Medical Assessment

Fitness to Drive medical assessment updated

Transport for NSW has advised that the Fitness to Drive medical assessment process has been updated with medical practitioners now being able to submit the medical assessment online. Transport for NSW...

Chief Health Officer Queensland

Chief Health Officer Queensland letter to freight and logistic drivers

The Queensland Government has released a letter to freight and logistics operators highlighting the potential COVID-19 transmission risk. Given the critical functions served by freight and logistic dr...

COVID testing at borders

Where to get tested for COVID-19

The Department of Health is funding up to 100 GP respiratory clinics to help protect Australians. If you think you have symptoms of COVID-19 you can contact a clinic to be assessed and get clinical ad...

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