The Queensland Trucking Association is calling for the next federal government to implement four road freight ‘pillars’ it believes are essential to industry growth.
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $31,968 in penalties in court against a Brisbane-based freight company and its director, for underpaying two of its workers.
On the road outside Ryan Milgate’s farm at Minyip, 320km north-west of Melbourne, there are 18 signs warning motorists of a rough surface, and the speed limit permanently reduced to 80km/h as a result.
Bowers Heavy Haulage has announced the proposed acquisition of Wynong-based Hogan’s Heavy Haulage, which will give the company a major stake in the region’s coal mining and civil industries.
Wheels are in motion to upgrade the notorious roundabout at Sydney Olympic Park to help ease congestion and improve traffic flow, with feedback sought about the proposed plans.
The Victorian Budget 2022/23, delivered yesterday, reveals $780 million for maintenance of the state’s road network, including $101 million for regional roads and key freight routes, and $21.5 million for licencing reform.
What will the Federal Government do to maintain the national supply of AdBlue once the country’s sole manufacturer ceases production later this year? That’s the question NatRoad wants answers to.
Truckies can expect vastly improved amenities at 13 rest areas across Western Australia this year, thanks to a $20 million joint investment by the state and federal governments. Read more
Former SA trucking boss Reginald Roberts, 68, has lost a last-ditch appeal against his conviction for $3.8 million in fuel excise fraud and the 10-year sentence he was ordered to serve. Read more
In December last year, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) announced it would allow manufacturers and other industry stakeholders to collaborate on arrangements for the supply of AdBlue. Now it’s extended the temporary authorisation, in a move that has been welcomed by the Australian Trucking Association (ATA).