The ATA’s submission to the Productivity Commission’s business set up, transfer and closure inquiry submitted in February, the ATA provided industry concerns about establishing, running and transferring a business in Australia.
The time tolerances used in planned electronic work diaries (EWD) should be reviewed after two years, the ATA has said in this submission to the Queensland Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources Committee enquiry into the Heavy Vehicle National Law Amendment Bill 2015.
The Government must implement road reforms to ensure the trucking industry is able to continue increasing its productivity, the ATA has said in this submission to the Government’s Competition Policy Review.
The Australian Government should reduce small business tax complexity and remove capital gains tax from family business transfers, the ATA says in this submission to the Government’s Re:think tax discussion paper.
The ATA has called for changes to the proposed Emissions Reduction Fund safeguard mechanism to avoid penalising trucking businesses in this submission to the Department of the Environment.
The ATA has called for the Queensland Parliament to defer the commencement of Chapter 2 (Registration) of the Heavy Vehicle National Law Act 2012 until 1 July 2018 in this submission to the Local Government and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015.
Australia’s road transport ministers should freeze the road user and registration charges paid by trucking operators in 2015-16, the ATA has said in this submission to the National Transport Commission’s (NTC) heavy vehicle road user charge annual adjustment process.
Any changes to the heavy vehicle roadworthiness system must lead to uniform roadworthiness rules and enforcement, the ATA has said in this submission in response to the National Transport Commission heavy vehicle roadworthiness consultation RIS.
The Australian Government should provide additional training to help light vehicle drivers learn to share the road safely with heavy vehicles, the ATA has said in this submission to the Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee inquiry on road safety.
The Australian Government should remove capital gains tax from business ownership transfers within families, the Australian Trucking Association has said in this submission to the Productivity Commission inquiry into business set-up, transfer and closure.