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Covid Consistency Needed To Avoid Supermarket Shortages

The National Road Transport Association has repeated its warning that inconsistent COVID testing requirements across states and territories are a threat to properly stocked supermarket shelves. “Movin...

COVID -19: Importance of maintaining records of movements and close contacts

Drivers need to ensure that they are maintaining suitable records of close contacts and of their movements to meet the border permit requirements of the states and territories.

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Further Change to Victorian Border Control Measures

Victoria has today advised of changes to control measures, including COVID-19 testing requirements, for the Commercial Freight Industry travelling from orange zones (explained below).

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Update on COVID Restrictions in Relevant States and Territories

To assist members, this article is a brief breakdown of the permit and COVID-19 testing around Australia.

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Delivery curfews in VIC to remain lifted

The Victorian Government has lifted truck curfews across the state until 11.59pm 27 July 2021. 

Improve Payment Terms and Stop Using Owner-Operators as ‘Cheap Finance’

Large companies are effectively using sub-contractors as a way to finance their operations by not paying them on time.

BP Pump Prices Out 16 July 2021

The following BP Pump Prices (GST inclusive) will apply effective 16 July 2021. Site Pump Price NatRoad Member Price Site Pump Price NatRoad Member Price VIC NSW BP North Albury 144.9 136.65 BP Potts ...

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Truck Friendly Covid Testing Sites Essential to Keep Australia and Drivers Safe

Victoria's 3-day covid testing requirement will cause frustration for drivers due to limited access to suitable COVID-19 testing sites.

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South Australian Border Control and Testing Update

SA has changed the COVID-19 testing requirements for essential travellers travelling out of NSW and the ACT.

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Urgent Toll Reform Needed As Daily Cost Outstrips Driver’s Wage

NSW must show national leadership and reform its road tolling system for heavy vehicles with the revelation that Sydney tolls are outstripping the cost of driver wages.