NatRoad is your voice to government and regulators







NatRoad’s role includes making formal submissions to various government bodies on a wide range of policy issues affecting the road freight industry, with the aim of improving the business environment for our members and the industry in general.


Submitted to: Office of Road Safety

Date submitted: 23 March 2021

Summary: This submission responds to the Consultation Draft of the National Road Safety Strategy 2021-30

Outcome: Awaited

Document: NatRoad Submission – 2021 National Road Safety Strategy

Submitted to: National Transport Commission

Date submitted: 12 March 2021

Summary: The National Road Transport Association (NatRoad) is pleased to make comments on the Heavy vehicle charges consultation report1 (Consultation Report) released by the National Transport Commission (NTC) in January 2021.

Outcome: Awaited

Document: NatRoad Submission: NTC Paper – HV Charges Consultation Report 2021

Submitted to: National Transport Commission

Date submitted: 1 March 2021

Summary: This submission seeks to reform the myriad State and Territory requirements about notification of operators about driver offences. NatRoad would like the Queensland model adopted Australia wide.

Outcome: Awaited

Document: NatRoad Submission – Driver Offence Notification Systems

Submitted to: Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications

Date submitted: 24 February 2021

Summary: A submission opposing mandating Euro VI unless a range of concessions are developed with respect to width, length and axle weight maxima.  Market mechanisms are acting to introduce Euro VI technology to the Australian market.

Outcome: Awaited

Document: NatRoad Submission-2020 Vehicle Emission Standards and moving to Euro VI Response to RIS

Submitted to: Level 5 Design on behalf of Austroads

Date submitted: 17 February 2021

Summary: The 1994 vehicle classification system is under review and the consultant engaged to undertake the review sought input from NatRoad.

Outcome: Awaited

Document: NatRoad Submission – Level 5 Design on Behalf of Austroads – Vehicle classification

Submitted to: Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee Inquiry

Date submitted: 5 February 2021

Summary: This submission supports the small steps represented by the Bill towards workplace reform. The critical element of the Bill is the clarification of the status of a casual employee which is currently the subject of uncertainty caused by court decisions that do not represent practical means to facilitate casual engagement.

Outcome: Awaited

Document: Submission – Senate Cttee – Omnibus Bill