COVID-19 Updates

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COVID-19 Test

Mandatory reporting of positive COVID-19 tests

Important message for all members with operations in Victoria. A new regulation was made under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic) on Tuesday 28 July 2020. The Occupational Health and Sa...

Coronavirus Blood Test

Transport NSW – COVID-19 Testing Requirements

The below information has been issued by Transport NSW. Following National Cabinet’s agreement to the Protocol for Domestic Border Controls – Freight Movements last week, the NSW Government has introd...

Chief Health Officer Queensland

Chief Health Officer Queensland letter to freight and logistic drivers

The Queensland Government has released a letter to freight and logistics operators highlighting the potential COVID-19 transmission risk. Given the critical functions served by freight and logistic dr...

Free Webinar on Cross Border Controls

Webinar invite: Cross Border Controls Update

From the beginning of pandemic related border closures, NatRoad has provided the most accurate, and timely information for cross border control requirements. There have been a number of recent changes...

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New oversize load conditions for Toowoomba Bypass

From 20 July 2020, new conditions will be in place for oversize loads on the Toowoomba Bypass. These conditions are being introduced to ensure the movement of oversize loads are managed in a safe and ...

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NSW/Victoria Border Closure Update

NatRoad is working with Transport for NSW to resolve issues around the introduction of permits for the freight industry for entry into NSW from Victoria arising from the recent border closure. Thanks ...

Printed Bills

Employee truck drivers’ reasonable travel & meal expense amounts for 2020–21 income year released

The Australian Taxation Office’s reasonable travel and overtime meal allowance expense amounts for the 2020–21 income year for employee truck drivers has been released. Reasonable amounts are given fo...

Law Review

Changes to the Building and Construction Award from 1 July 2020

Changes to the Building and Construction Award from 1 July 2020 As part of the 4-yearly review of Modern Awards, the Fair Work Commission has made some significant changes to the Building and Construc...

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NatRoad opposes HVNL penalties set to increase from 1 July 2020

The penalties set out in the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) have increased by the CPI from 1 July 2020.  The National Road Transport Association opposes this increase. “The indexation of infringeme...

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