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NatRoad Applauds COVID Rule Change But Calls For Free RATs

National Cabinet’s agreement to ease return-to-work rules for close contacts in the freight and logistics sector has been greeted by the National Road Transport Association as “a common-sense measure ...

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NatRoad Wins Reprieve For NSW Truck Testing Stations

Six truck-friendly COVID-19 testing sites in regional New South Wales will remain open, following urgent requests by the National Road Transport Association. NatRoad CEO Warren Clark said Transport fo...

NSW Asked To Re-Think PCR Test Rollback

The New South Wales Government is being asked to urgently rethink the imminent closure of six truck-friendly PCR testing stations in regional areas that are critical to heavy vehicle operations. Natio...

Curfews Go As VIC Government Recognises Essential Freight Workers

The Victorian Government has listened to industry pleas and reversed its decision to re-introduce heavy vehicle curfews, the National Road Transport Association says. NatRoad has greeted today’s annou...

BP’s Award Winning Fuel Card

  bp have proudly been awarded Canstar Blue’s Most Satisfied Customers award for Small Business Fuel Cards in Australia. bp topped the ratings for the best fuel card, after earning the only five-...

National Truck Apprenticeship Is A Landmark Step Forward For Industry

The Morrison Government’s green lighting of a new truck driving apprenticeship is a giant step forward for the heavy vehicle industry, the National Road Transport Association said today. Prime Ministe...

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NatRoad Greets AdBlue News But Questions Remain Over Short-Term Supply

The National Road Transport Association (NatRoad) has greeted the Federal Government’s announcement of ITS agreement with fertiliser manufacturer Incitec Pivot to secure local production of refined ur...

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Muted Praise For NSW Speed Camera Signage Return

The decision to partially reinstate mobile speed camera signs in New South Wales is a modest win for driver education, the National Road Transport Association says. The NSW Government is mandating sig...

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Toll Giant Squibs It At Parliamentary Inquiry

Australia’s toll road giant Transurban missed a golden opportunity to win freight industry goodwill last Friday when it appeared before the New South Wales Parliamentary inquiry into tolling regimes. ...

Bridgestone Australia & New Zealand Community Initiatives Recognised by Global Award

Two of Bridgestone Australia & New Zealand’s cornerstone corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives have been showcased through a Gold Award in the 13th Annual Global CSR Awards. The Global...