Nominations open for Australian Freight Industry Awards

After a two-year hiatus, the Victorian Transport Association (VTA) is hosting the 32nd Australian Freight Industry Awards gala presentation dinner at Crown’s Palladium in Melbourne on September 3.

Nominations are open for the following award categories:

  • Female Leadership Award – Sponsored by VIVA Energy Australia
  • Investment in People Award – Sponsored by Logical Staffing Solutions
  • Best Practice Safety Award – Sponsored by Gallagher
  • Application of Technology Award – Sponsored by Transport Certification Australia
  • Sustainable Environment Award – Sponsored by National Transport Insurance
  • Young Achiever Award – Sponsored by Daimler Truck & Bus

“Our industry has achieved so much over the past two years despite the challenges of the pandemic and associated limitations on our traditional ways of doing business,” said VTA CEO Peter Anderson.

“What better way to acknowledge these achievements then by participating in these highly acclaimed awards and recognising your staff for their outstanding achievements.”

Criteria for the awards can be reviewed at and the VTA encourages members and freight and logistics operators Australia-wide to support the awards and our industry by nominating for one or more categories. Entries can also be submitted online at with a deadline of Monday, August 15.

Registration is also open for what promises to be an exceptional night of food, drink and entertainment, said the VTA.

“We’ve put together a unique program that celebrates everything Australian, with an Australian Super Band comprising Taxi Ride’s Jason Singh, Boom Crash Opera’s Dale Ryder, Bachelor Girl’s Tania Doko, and The Choirboys’ Mark Gable set to wow guests,” said Anderson.

“The three-course menu also features Australian produce, with fine Australian wines and other beverages provided throughout the evening.”

For ticketing information and to secure a table for you and your friends and colleagues visit the AFIA website here.

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