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The Industry Technical Council (ITC) is a working committee of the Australian Trucking Association. The ITC’s role is to enhance the trucking industry’s safety, professionalism and viability by providing technical input and best practice advice to the ATA. Established in 1995, the ITC and its members work to advance technical excellence in the trucking industry.

ITC performs a unique service in the Australian trucking industry by bringing operators, suppliers, engineers and other specialists together in a long-term discussion forum. Its members provide expert and independent advice in the field to inform the work of the ITC. The outcomes from ITC work to benefit ITC stakeholders and the industry at large by raising technical and maintenance standards, and improving the operational safety of the heavy vehicle sector.

The major published output of the ITCTechnical Advisory Procedures and Safety Alerts are documents developed by the ITC containing technical advice on a range of industry issues. TAPs refer to best practice industry techniques to give guidance on various installation and maintenance processes for safe, optimum component performance. Safety alerts are a shorter safety focused document.

The ITC makes technical recommendations to the ATA’s General Council, policy committees, and the ATA secretariat. ITC members may also be nominated to represent the ATA and the trucking industry on government and Standards Australia technical committees.

A highlight each year is the annual Technology and Maintenance Conference, which brings together suppliers, workshop engineers and workshop managers to hear about and discuss the latest in technology and maintenance issues impacting the trucking industry. The ATA ITC is involved in developing each year’s conference program. 

For more information or to join, view the ITC Membership Kit.


ITC Members


AJM Transport

ashdown ingram


Barker Trailers

Barkwood Consulting Pty Ltd

Bisitecniks Pty Ltd

Boral Transport Limited

Border-Crane Consultants

BP Australia

BPW Transpec




CHS Broadbent

CIMC Vehicle Australia

CMV Group

Continental Tyres

Cummins South Pacific

Daimler Truck and Bus

Don Watson Transport

Fibreglass Transport Equipment


Fuel Distributors of Western Australia

Future Fleet

Fuwa K Hitch

G.J Trans-Training

Goodyear Dunlop

Haulmark Trailers Australia

Hendrickson Asia Pacific

John L Pierce

Jost Australia

K&S Freighters




Knorr-Bremse Australia




MaxiTRANS Industries

Michelin Australia

National Transport Commission

National Transport Insurance

Pearson’s Transport Resource Centre



Precision Fleet Maintenance

Royal Transport



Speedie Contractors


Vehicle Inspection Systems

VIVA Energy Australia

Wabco Australia

Western Star Trucks

Wimmera Truck & Bus Centre