A recent proposal by the City of Melbourne to further restrict access to key city thoroughfares for commercial vehicles has drawn criticism from the Victorian Transport Association (VTA).
The VTA commended the Victorian Government on its commitment to road maintenance and renewal, as well as flood recovery works, out- lined in the recent Victorian budget.
It’s hard to believe that we’re almost halfway through the calendar year. Much has happened in these first five months of 2023, providing context within which to reflect on our achievements, and consolidate our focus on the tasks and objectives that remain.
The Victorian Transport Association has welcomed Dr Kerry Schott’s much-anticipated independent report on “The Delivery of the Inland Rail”. Read More
Like many of the state-based road transport associations, the VTA is a proud supporter of the Australian Road Transport Industrial Organisation (ARTIO), a national industrial body that represents the transport industry and its members before the Fair Work Commission. Read More
The VTA was thrilled to host over 170 delegates at our annual State Conference recently for important discussions on the many issues confronting our industry. Read More
The decision to place Scott’s Refrigerated Logistics into voluntary administration earlier this month, further compromising national supply chains and the jobs of 1500 of the company’s transport workers, was met with surprise by many sectors of the community. Read More
The VTA team has made great progress planning for our annual state conference, being held at Silverwater Resort, Phillip Island in a little over two weeks. Read More
As we enter the dog days of summer and state and federal politicians and policymakers return to work for the start of the parliamentary year ahead, it’s worth reflecting on the tremendous opportunities that exist in 2023 for genuine heavy vehicle reform after years of delay. Read More
Victorians – and particularly those living in and around Melbourne – have experienced some of the most prolific transport disruptions in recent memory over the summer period, with private and public infrastructure operators using what used to be the ‘quieter’ warmer months to undertake major maintenance works. Read More