Media Releases

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  • Congratulations to Pam McMillan for winning the Excellence in Road Transport Award (June 23, 2017)

    ‘’NatRoad are proud to sponsor the Women in Industry awards to show our support for increasing and recognising diversity across […]

  • Bridgestone furthers its commitment to Australian trucking industry with NatRoad partnership (June 19, 2017)

    Bridgestone Australia is partnering with the nation’s leading road transport industry association NatRoad to strengthen the pursuit of their shared […]

  • Major Survey Reinforces Need for National Regulation (June 2, 2017)

    “The National Roadworthiness Baseline Survey released today will help to improve safety in the Australian road transport industry, “ said Warren Clark CEO of the National Road Transport Association (NatRoad).

    “The Survey provides a snapshot of the mechanical condition of Australia’s heavy vehicle fleet. The results will help to create a nationally consistent inspection approach.  The development of a risk-based, nationally consistent inspection regime must be based on evidence and the Survey provides a good starting point for this work.

  • Introduction of Automated Vehicles Should Put Human Factors First (June 1, 2017)

    The National Road Transport Association (NatRoad) has asked the National Transport Commission (NTC) to give human factors priority when considering the introduction of automated vehicles.

    In commenting on the NTC discussion paper Clarifying control of automated vehicles NatRoad pointed out that direct member feedback was clearly focused on care and consideration of people first.

  • 30 Day Payment Should Be Mandated (May 29, 2017)

    The Business Council of Australia (BCA) today launched a voluntary code of conduct which aims to get businesses to pay […]

  • TWU Out of Touch: Time to Move On

    “Recent media comment by the Transport Workers Union National Secretary, Tony Sheldon, that NatRoad ‘aids and abets unscrupulous employers’ is […]

  • Attention-Seeking TWU Comments Ignore Law Reform

    The TWU’s call for employers to be jailed for so-called wage theft completely ignores the fact that there is legislation before Parliament that strengthens the law where there has been deliberate and systematic exploitation of workers.  “The TWU’s comments appear to be attention-seeking than analytical,” said Warren Clark CEO of the National Road Transport Association.

  • NatRoad supports Global Road Safety Week

    Today marks the start of the 4th UN Global Road Safety Week campaign Save Lifes – #SlowDown, which presents an […]

  • Dead, Buried & Cremated: the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (April 20, 2017)

    It has been a year since the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal was abolished at 12am on Thursday 21 April 2016.  Warren Clark, CEO of the National Road Transport Association said that this day should be celebrated, especially by the large number of owner drivers who are the backbone of the road transport industry.

  • NatRoad is proud to sponsor Women In Industry Awards 2017 (April 19, 2017)

    This year is the third year the Women in Industry Awards have been run and NatRoad is excited to sponsor […]