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Friday Facts-• ATA defends trucking against high taxes

19 May 2017

The ATA is speaking up against calls for higher taxes on the trucking industry. Yesterday’s Australian Financial Review (AFR) published a letter arguing for the end of the so-called subsidy for the trucking industry.

But you can’t cut a subsidy that does not exist. ATA CEO Ben Maguire wrote in today’s edition that truck and bus operators will be overcharged by more than half a billion dollars across 2016-17 and 2017-18.


Read more:

  • ATA defends trucking against high taxes
  • Boosting truck productivity should be a focus of climate change policy
  • Congratulations to past ATA Chair David Simon
  • Get ready for Trucking Australia 2017
  • Heavy vehicle mass limit exemptions
  • MaxiTrans to showcase united presence in Brisbane​
  • ATA calls for industry events
  • Industry events calendar


Read the May 19 issue or subscribe here