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30 April 2020

A conditional extension to the Instant Asset Write Off scheme will provide a once in a generation opportunity to improve road safety outcomes and productivity all whilst stimulating the economy and saving jobs.

30 April 2020

Truck drivers will have better access to public restrooms in the Dubbo Region during the Covid-19 pandemic with Dubbo Regional Council reopening two facilities.

24 April 2020

The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has thanked the Australian Government for its strong action and collaboration with the trucking industry as the coronavirus epidemic continues.

23 April 2020

Trucking businesses and other providers of essential services should be automatically eligible for JobKeeper Payments if they need to stand down staff, Australian Trucking Association CEO Ben Maguire said today.

23 April 2020

On behalf of the Australian trucking industry, I today extend my condolences following the death of four Victorian police officers in a collision in Melbourne overnight, ATA Chair Geoff Crouch said today.

22 April 2020

The Australian and state governments must put off a planned increase in the truck fuel tax and registration charges, Australian Trucking Association CEO Ben Maguire said today.

22 April 2020

The Australian Government’s decision to establish its fuel reserve in the United States is a serious strategic error, Chair of the Australian Trucking Association, Geoff Crouch, said today.

21 April 2020

The NHVR has granted a temporary relaxation of calibration requirements for roller-brake testing (RBT) equipment.

16 April 2020

The ATA has today thanked CHEP Australia for their willingness to work with the transport and logistics industry.

09 April 2020

Yesterday, major freight rail operator Pacific National banned truck drivers from its toilets, changerooms and kitchens.


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