COVID-19 Updates

News & Updates

Victorian Businesses Now Have a ‘General Environmental Duty’

The next time a quantity of diesel or oil is split at your Victorian premises your response will in part be governed by a new ‘environmental duty’.

New Award Rates & Allowances and Other Important Changes from 1 July 2021

NatRoad has informed members that the 2.5 per cent increase to award wage rates applies from the first full pay period starting on or after 1 July.

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Contract Management: Do you have a written contract in place?

NatRoad highly recommends that members have a written contract in place and do not rely on verbal contracts

Employee Behaviour in the Spotlight

The exposure of the toxic workplace culture in Australia’s Parliament has brought attention to the importance of policies that address employee behaviour and re...

New Award Rates & Allowances Apply from Today

NatRoad is reminding members that the 2.5 per cent increase to award wage rates applies from the first full pay period starting on or after today.

Employee Truck Drivers’ Reasonable Travel and Meal Expense Amounts for 2021-2022

The amount for reasonable travel allowance expenses for employee truck drivers in the 2021-2022 financial year have been published.

NSW Border Controls Out of Control

Changes to NSW border conditions for freight taking effect will create red-tape nightmare.

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Victorian Government Clarifies Border Crossing Permit Directions

The Victorian Government has clarified border crossing permit requirements after incorrectly instructing freight workers, via text message, to quarantine.

Fix Width Regulation for Greener, Safer, More Productive Trucks

Australia’s move to a safer, greener and more productive heavy vehicle future is being hampered by national limits restricting trucks to 2.5 metres in width tha...

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Queensland Announces 3-Day Hard Lockdown

Queensland has announced that southeast Queensland, Townsville, Palm Island and Magnetic Island go into a three-day snap lockdown from 6.00 p.m. tonight (Tuesda...