Peter Anderson

VTA backs the push for minimum standards

It’s no secret that safety is one of the most important issues the Victorian Transport Association passionately advocates for, featuring prominently in our deliberations with state and federal governments, members and other employer and employee representative groups. Read More

Something has to give as industry feels price pinch

Australians are facing their biggest economic challenge since the 2007 Global Financial Crisis – and there’s seemingly no end in sight for the near future. From the petrol bowser to the supermarket checkout, ballooning inflation and supply chain disruptions mean everyday Australians are paying more for essential items.  Read More

Classify gig workers in industrial law

The election of the Albanese Labor Government provides an opportunity to make significant inroads to improving conditions for transport workers servicing the gig economy – the Uber, Amazon and Menulog drivers that transport meals, groceries, parcels and other freight for wages and conditions that should embarrass any responsible employer. Read More

Federal budget hits and misses

While the recent federal budget contained some welcome investments in transport infrastructure and funding for skills and apprenticeships, the allocation of funds throughout our national federation represented something of a missed opportunity to better support resiliency in our supply chains. Read More