COVID-19 Updates

Work health and safety

Make Rest Stop Construction Mandatory To Build Jobs and Safety

The Federal Government should create a national truck rest stop fund to boost jobs, freight efficiency and safety as Australia emerges from COVID-enforced lockdowns. National Road Transport Associatio...

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...

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...

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...

Medical Assessment

Temporary changes to medical requirements welcomed

The National Road Transport Association (NatRoad) today welcomed the announcement by the National heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) to re-instate temporary changes to the National Heavy Vehicle Accredita...

Road Safety Should Be Prioritised

This week is National Road Safety Week, an opportunity for everyone in the road freight industry to focus on how road safety can be improved for all road users.

Latest Heavy Vehicle Health Check Looms Next Month

The NHVR and the federal government are urging heavy vehicle operators to use their daily safety checklist, ahead of the second major health check of Australia’s heavy vehicle fleet.

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