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01 September 2020

The trucking industry strongly welcome proposed Labor amendments to the Payment Times Reporting Scheme, which would introduce penalties for big business who continue to pay their bills late, Australian Trucking Association (ATA) Chair David Smith said today.

01 September 2020

The Australian Trucking Association and Big Rigs national transport newspaper have launched a new campaign today, amplifying the voice of Australia’s truck drivers.

31 August 2020

BlueScope requires a level of assurance that parties in its heavy vehicle supply chain recognised in the Heavy Vehicle National Law comply with the Master Industry Code of Practice. This may be through audit services such as TruckSafe or the Australian Logistics Council Master Code Auditing Service (AMCAS) accreditation.

26 August 2020

The Australian Government should not proceed with the 1 July 2021 superannuation guarantee increase.

24 August 2020

Owner of Kel Baxter Transport, Kel Baxter, has been reappointed as Chair of the ATA’s Industry Technical Council.

17 August 2020

Consistent, mandatory standards for truck rest areas are needed, Australian Trucking Association Chief of Staff Bill McKinley told a parliamentary inquiry today.

13 August 2020

The ATA’s Industry Technical Council has today welcomed two new members, expanding its extensive expert membership base.

13 August 2020

The Australian Trucking Association is mourning the death of transport publisher Chris Mullett.

11 August 2020

The Australian Trucking Association is proud to connect the industry in an exciting, free online event, accessible by anyone around Australia or the world.

07 August 2020

ATA CEO Ben Maguire will leave the organisation in late September 2020 to take up a commission as an officer in the Royal Australian Navy.


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