The Department of Infrastructure and Transport has released a discussion paper as part of a review to update the current Australian Design Rule (ADR) 80/03 emission control for heavy vehicles standard. For more information, read this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.
In a win for the ATA and its members, the Government’s Business Tax Working Group has backed down on its proposal to change the depreciation arrangements for trucks and trailers, as well as its other proposed business tax savings. Read this edition of the Friday Facts for the details.
The Mechanical Services Manager for FBT Transwest in Victoria, John Schulze, is the 2012 winner of the Craig Roseneder Award for Technical and Maintenance Excellence in the Workshop. For more information, see this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.
Australia Post Managing Director and CEO Ahmed Fahour yesterday announced that the government corporation would invest more than $2 billion to transform its national logistics network and deliver a new range of digital services. For more information, see this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.
Today’s issue of the Friday Facts focuses on the ATA’s response to the Business Tax Working Group discussion paper, and covers an important report into the effectiveness of point-to-point speed enforcement.
The ATA has today announced the three finalists for the 2012 Craig Roseneder Award. For more information, see this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.
The trucking industry is this week mourning the loss of Albert Hunt, the founder of Hunt Specialised Transport and a strong supporter of the ATA and other industry associations. For more information, see this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.
The ATA and its member associations have won an important victory in relation to vehicles registered under the Federal Interstate Registration Scheme (FIRS). For more details, see this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.