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How To Protect Your Business from Overclaiming Fuel Tax Credits

Recently, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) released a taxpayer alert that warned organisations about the risk of overclaiming fuel tax credits (FTC). The alert also highlighted the need to conside...

NatRoad Calls For National Apprenticeship Program

The National Road Transport Association has thrown its weight behind a proposed apprentice system for the road transport industry, saying it will partially relieve the chronic shortage of drivers nati...

Business Protection

COVID-Safe Plan Adoption Essential To Keeping The Supply Chain Open

Heavy vehicle owner-drivers and fleet operators alike need to put COVID-Safe Plans into place as the economy re-opens, the National Road Transport Association said today. NatRoad has produced a COVID ...

Traffic at toll

Happy Toll Rise Day, Truck Industry Tells The Motoring Public

Australia’s largest motorway mogul, Transurban, has quietly hiked tolls on its major routes today with a distinct lack of transparency, the National Road Transport Association says. A statement headli...

Roadwork

Brisbane Metro – Gas Relocation Weekend Works in Brisbane’s CBD – October 2021

Throughout October 2021, Brisbane Move will relocate a gas line at the intersection of Adelaide Street and George Street as part of the major infrastructure works for the Brisbane Metro project. The g...

Roadwork Ahead

Cloncurry | Burke Developmental Road | Temporary width restriction over Butcher Creek

From Thursday 23 September 2021 to Saturday 25 December 2021, temporary width restrictions will be in place over Butcher Creek on Burke Development Road at Cloncurry, while a major bridge is replaced....

Appoint A Toll Tsar And Cut Out Backroom Deals

The National Road Transport Association has called on the New South Wales Government to appoint a “Toll Road Tsar” with sweeping powers to set prices and scrutinise backroom toll operator deals and wa...

Transurban Needs To Help Get Trucks Off Suburban Streets

The truck driving industry has slammed Australia’s dominant toll-road operator Transurban for claiming it is “powerless” to cut fares on its network. Speaking on the eve of his appearance before the N...

Carnarvon Highway North of St George | Temporary Heavy Vehicle Restriction Lifted

From Friday 17 September 2021, the Carnarvon Highway approximately 70km north of St George has been re-opened to all Class 1, 2 and 3 heavy vehicles operating under permit, following the completion of...

Temporary Travel Restriction Over Alice River Bridge

For a short duration until a side-track is opened, from Tuesday 21 September 2021 to Monday 11 October 2021, all heavy vehicles must travel across the Alice River Bridge on the Landsborough Highway (B...