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12 August 2022

ATA submission to the Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee on the Climate Change Bill 2022 and the Climate Change (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2022.

09 August 2022

The ATA was invited to attend the 17th Infrastructure and Transport Ministers’ Meeting (ITMM) in Melbourne on 5 August 2022. 

The ATA gave a presentation at the meeting, discussing issues such as the Kanofski review of the NTC’s rewriting of the Heavy Vehicle National Law.

The presentation is attached below. 

 

 

 

26 July 2022

The Australian Capital Territory is uniquely placed to be a leader in the electrification of trucks. Urban transport tasks represent the best opportunity to accelerate truck electrification in the short term , and the ACT is a predominantly urban jurisdiction.

15 June 2022

ATA submission to the ACCC on the proposed spectrum sharing between Telstra and TPG to deliver better regional mobile phone coverage.

11 May 2022

On 9 May 2022, the ATA and the state and territory based member associations wrote a co-signed open letter to the Prime Minister, calling for the restoration of the fuel tax credit. 

25 March 2022
The word ‘circus’ conjures up images of colourful clowns, trapeze artists and popcorn.
 
However, to the trucking industry, the word ‘circus’ is what they’re using to describe the National Transport Commission’s review of the Heavy Vehicle National Law.
 
The review has dragged on since 2018 and there’s no end in sight. So many of us have made submission after submission and yet there’s been no movement at all.
 
To say it’s disappointing is an absolute understatement.
 
10 March 2022

Businesses should be able to provide dangerous goods documents to regulators in electronic form, the ATA’s submission on the 2022 amendments to the model dangerous goods regulations says.

21 February 2022
The Australian Trucking Association and Road Freight NSW have made an initial submission to the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into Australia’s Maritime Logistics System.
 
Maritime logistics depends on land transport connections to keep supply chains moving.
 
Exports do not get to ports without land transport; imports will not get to consumers and businesses.
 
11 February 2022
The ATA has released its submission to the 2022-2023 federal budget.
 
The submission calls for an end to the underfunding of  Australia’s crumbling road freight infrastructure and national leadership on the quality of our road network and rest areas. 
 
We believe the Australian Government must take responsibility for funding and operating all major freight roads through the national highways program. 
 
18 January 2022

Urgent reform is needed to make electric and zero emission trucks a commercially viable choice for trucking operators, to lower emissions, lower freight costs and improve fuel security.

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