The Australian Trucking Association has appointed the former CEO of the Stockman’s Hall of Fame, Ben Maguire, as its new Chief Executive Officer.
The Queensland Parliament has passed the chain of responsibility reforms championed by the ATA.
ATA Chair Noelene Watson has written a powerful attack on the concept of operator licensing.
In recognising the synergies between logistics in the military and the road freight industry, Geoff Crouch, Managing Director of Ron Crouch Transport and Vice Chair of the ATA, said the Australian trucking industry will reap benefits from the Prime Minister’s Veterans Employment Program.
ATA supports fairer small business contracts with member exclusive information.
The chain of responsibility reforms have passed the next hurdle, with a Queensland Parliamentary committee recommending this week that the reforms be passed.
On Tuesday 25 October, the technical and workshop industry celebrated the achievement of David Coonan, the recipient of the 2016 Castrol Vecton Industry Achievement Award, and Cade Robinson, as the winner of the 2016 Craig Roseneder Award.
Acting ATA CEO Bill McKinley met this week with the Queensland Shadow Minister for Transport and Main Roads, Andrew Powell MP, to discuss the chain of responsibility reforms currently being considered by the Queensland Parliament.