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15 June 2012

Should the fuel used to power trailer refrigeration units be subject to the road user charge?

The Administrative Appeals Tribunal this week considered an important test case, Linfox v Commissioner of Taxation. Mark Richmond SC, instructed by Deloitte, acted for Linfox. The details are in this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.

08 June 2012

The peak body for Queensland lawyers, the Queensland Law Society, has joined the ATA’s call for amendments to the planned national truck laws to restore the principle that defendants are innocent until proven guilty. The details are in this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.

01 June 2012

Trucking businesses should review their costs and freight rates ahead of the introduction of the carbon tax and the 2.4 cents per litre increase in the fuel tax on 1 July 2012, ATA Chief Executive Stuart St Clair said today. The details are in the Friday Facts.

25 May 2012

The Australian Trucking Association has honoured Australia’s top truck driver and other leading industry figures in the 2012 National Trucking Industry Awards. The details are in this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.

11 May 2012

Speed management and speed limiter tampering are in the news again this week. The details are in this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.

04 May 2012

The ATA has today announced the finalists for the 2012 National Trucking Industry Awards. The details are in this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.

27 April 2012

If you’re the local golfing legend or feel like you’re due for some luck on the fairway, you need to come to the Hino Australia golf day, where Toyota Australia is sponsoring the $40,000 hole in one. The details are in this week’s issue of the Friday Facts.

20 April 2012

Speed management and speed limiter tampering are in the news, with the police making allegations against a series of trucking businesses. Find out how to protect yourself, your business, your drivers and other people on the road in this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.

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