COVID-19 Updates

Legislation and road rules

COVID-19 | Cancellation of temporary variation to Queensland Police Service escorting arrangements

From 12:01am AEST Friday 4 March 2022, the temporary escort variation implemented in Queensland in October 2021 for Class 1 OSOM movements not exceeding 5.5m wide and 35m long will end. Operators of C...

NatRoad Calls For Backdown On Lifting Curfews

Victoria’s decision to reinstate delivery curfews following its rollback of COVID-19 lockdowns will worsen an already choked supply chain in the run to Christmas, the National Road Transport Associati...

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Happy Toll Rise Day, Truck Industry Tells The Motoring Public

Australia’s largest motorway mogul, Transurban, has quietly hiked tolls on its major routes today with a distinct lack of transparency, the National Road Transport Association says. A statement headli...

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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...

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...

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...

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