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Heavy vehicle access in Queensland during emergency conditions
9 months ago

Heavy vehicle access in Queensland during emergency conditions

By  •  Transport

Due to Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie, the coastal areas between Rockhampton and Townsville (west to Emerald and Charters Towers respectively) are likely to be impacted by significantly damaging winds, rain …
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Omni Tanker now exporting to Europe
2 years ago

Omni Tanker now exporting to Europe

Proudly embodying the Turnbull Governments Idea’s Boom agenda, Sydney business Omni Tanker is a prime example of the strength of Australian innovation. Its locally produced, high-tech carbon composite pressure tankers …
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Coffs Harbour truckies allegedly underpaid $143k
2 years ago

Coffs Harbour truckies allegedly underpaid $143k

Media Release, 11 January 2016

The former owner-operator of a transport company is facing Court for allegedly short-changing 12 truck drivers on the NSW North Coast more than $143,000 and …
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Baiada pay scandal catches Coles
2 years ago

Baiada pay scandal catches Coles

Adele Ferguson, 27 October 2015

Baiada’s three-year “Proactive Compliance Deed” with the Fair Work Ombudsman should be a wake up call to corporate Australia that the days of hiding supply chain …
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RSRT MET TARGETS ACCORDING TO ANNUAL REPORT

23 October 2015

Tribunal certain it will be as busy this financial year as last

The Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) met two of its three key performance indicators …
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UNION TAKES CASE FOR GLOBAL SAFE RATES TO THE UNITED NATIONS
2 years ago

UNION TAKES CASE FOR GLOBAL SAFE RATES TO THE UNITED NATIONS

12 October 2015

TWU wants international governments to follow Australia’s lead on addressing safety in the trucking industry.

The Transport Workers Union (TWU) is taking its case for action on …
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NHVR EYES NOVEMBER DEADLINE FOR NEW INSPECTION MANUAL
2 years ago

NHVR EYES NOVEMBER DEADLINE FOR NEW INSPECTION MANUAL

12 October 2015

Updated manual to ensure jurisdictions follow nationally consistent inspection standards.

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is eyeing a November deadline for the release of new …
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Bypassing Alice for a good feed

Felicity Forth, 07 October 2015

A GOOD feed and the company of trucking mates is getting harder to come by for truck drivers in Australia’s centre.

That’s according to Alice …
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Victorian failure to monitor dangerous trucks putting NSW drivers at risk
2 years ago

Victorian failure to monitor dangerous trucks putting NSW drivers at risk

By  •  Safety

Jacob Saulwick, 28 September 2015

The failure of Victorian and Queensland authorities to monitor dangerous heavy vehicles is creating huge risks across the country’s roads, exasperated NSW officials say.

The …
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ALLIANZ WARNS OF STORM IMPACT ON TRANSPORT AND SUPPLY CHAINS

14 September 2015

Insurer examines lessons of Hurricane Katrina as troubling forecast in noted for Australian weather

With a severe El Nino event forecast and the cyclone season approaching, insurer …
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