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05 December 2019

The need for safer roads, better rest areas and improved driver training has prompted calls for Governments to take urgent action to improve industry safety.

03 December 2019

The Australian Trucking Association has today farewelled co-founder of Barker Trailers, Ernie Barker, who passed away last week.

27 November 2019

Road user charging, driver training, advanced emergency braking systems and payment terms have all be raised by the next generation of trucking industry leaders in lobbying meetings with senior politicians.

22 November 2019

The trucking industry must stick together as one strong, unified voice, ATA Chair Geoff Crouch said in his closing speech to the ATA’s 30th anniversary dinner on 19 November 2019.

22 November 2019

Trucking industry representatives briefed Australia’s transport ministers this morning on the implications of a plan to dramatically increase the truck fuel tax and registration charges.

20 November 2019

Australia’s trucking operators have unanimously and emphatically rejected a proposal to dramatically increase the truck fuel tax and registration charges.

15 November 2019

The ATA has congratulated Managing Director of Toll, Michael Byrne, for his business and safety leadership, following today’s announcement of his retirement from the company.

12 November 2019

A new report from the Productivity Commission has backed calls from the Australian Trucking Association for better investigations into truck crashes.

11 November 2019

The Australian Trucking Association is urging industry customers and truck drivers to remain patient and safe as New South Wales and Queensland brace for a horror day of bushfires tomorrow.

08 November 2019

The ATA’s plan for a new voluntary trucking operator accreditation system would halt the tidal wave of pointless customer audits and boost safety, Australian Trucking Association Chair Geoff Crouch said today.


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