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28 June 2024

We need $5 billion to upgrade key roads, including so they can be used by electric trucks, the ATA says

10 April 2024

Lighting and illuminating trains more effectively must be a legal requirement

29 January 2024

The ATA supports proposed amendments to the PBS directional stability under braking standard, but it needs to be clearer.

25 January 2024

The Australian Government should invest an extra $5 billion over ten years to fix freight roads, dangerous level crossings and to build more rest areas for truck drivers.

24 November 2023

The truck driver fatigue laws should be fixed to deliver simpler work diaries, sensible enforcement, fairer penalties and greater safety for smaller trucks, the ATA submission to the National Transport Commission’s October 2023 consultation regulation impact statement on reforms to the Heavy Vehicle National Law says.

27 October 2023

Safety and productivity should feature more prominently as core pillars of the next National Freight and Supply Chain Strategy, the ATA submission to the review of the current strategy says.

27 October 2023

The Australian standard for rolling stock lighting and visibility should include comprehensive requirements for additional lighting, including flashing visibility beacons.

03 October 2023

Parliament should pass the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill 2023 with amendments, the ATA submission to the Senate Education and Employment Committee inquiry into the bill says.

10 August 2023

The Safe Work Australia crane licence review could see potentially damaging and easily avoidable outcomes for those operating vehicle loading cranes. We have thoughts on the best approach.

25 July 2023

Wheel chocks should not be required for Australian dangerous goods vehicles, the ATA says in this submission to the NTC’s comprehensive review of the Australian Dangerous Goods Code.