COVID-19 Updates

Regulation and policy

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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...

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...

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...

NSW Government warned not to force trucks onto M8

The National Road  Transport Association is warning the New South Wales Government not to use a statutory review of the impacts of Sydney’s M8 toll road as a battering ram to make its use compulsory f...