COVID-19 Updates



Casual Employee Law

Casual Employment: Legislative Action Needed

On 20 May 2020, the Federal Court ruled in the case of WorkPac Pty Ltd v Rossato that casual workers who have regular and ongoing work have a right to claim paid annual leave, personal/carer’s leave a...

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Freeze on heavy vehicle registration increase

Positive news for the transport industry, NatRoad welcomes the Transport and Infrastructure Council’s, decision to freeze truck and bus registration charges. The decision was made at a meeting t...

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Modern Transport Awards in new form: 4 May 2020

If your business employs staff in the road transport industry, modern awards are important. Having a basic understanding of the awards helps your business with compliance, as they make up part of Aust...

Business Protection

Government’s Decision on Road User Charge Praised

The road transport industry welcomes the announcement that the federal Government has agreed to freeze the Heavy Vehicle Road User Charge at the current levels, NatRoad CEO Warren Clark said today. Th...

Teletrac Navman Diversity Program

Troy Cook – 2020 champion Trucking Diversity Program

NatRoad would like to congratulate Troy Cook from Divall’s Earthmoving & Bulk Haulage on his nomination as a 2020 champion for the Trucking Diversity Program run by the Australian Trucking Associa...

Payment of Invoices

Push to legislate 30-day payment terms

NatRoad welcomes the imminent changes to the Owner Drivers and Forestry Contractors legislation which directly impacts on invoicing payment terms for owner drivers. The Victorian legislative change is...

Supermarket Supply

Have your say on the big supermarket players making deals

Supermarkets play a vital role in the Australian community, and will continue to do so during the COVID-19 pandemic. Coles Group on behalf of itself and all the other major supermarkets has put in an ...

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5 key things employers should know about JobKeeper

The JobKeeper legislation made some important changes to the Fair Work Act.  These changes are in place until the end of 27 September 2020. If they need to be extended a review will occur in mid-July....

Ainsley Law

Free legal assistance to NatRoad members

Sydney law firm, Ainsley Law, are offering free legal assistance to NatRoad members in response to the COVID-19 situation. Ainsley Law are members of NatRoad and have worked with the industry for many...