COVID-19 Updates

Regulation and policy

VIC changes out of step but you need to comply

Victoria’s decision to mandate vaccination for transport workers has put it out of step with other jurisdictions and may create difficulties for truck drivers operating across borders. NatRoad’s advic...

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Labor announces 30-day invoice payment plan

Federal Deputy Opposition Leader Richard Marles has outlined a plan that will require small business invoices to be paid within 30 days if Labor wins the Federal election. Labor has also flagged plans...

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NatRoad welcomes Labor rest stops promise

The Federal Opposition has pledged $80 million for new truck rest stops. While NatRoad says this is welcome, more needs to be done at all government levels in order to reduce driver fatigue. CEO of Na...

NatRoad calls for sweeping waterfront reforms

Efficiency at our ports must be boosted and road freight access improved for Australia to recover from the pandemic and compete with the rest of the world, the National Road Transport Association has ...

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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...

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...

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