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02 April 2020

The ATA has called for all customer sites and distribution centres in the transport supply chain to ensure their facilities are safe and accessible to truck drivers during the coronavirus pandemic.

01 April 2020

The ATA has today announced the finalists for the 2020 National Trucking Industry Awards, recognising businesses and individuals who have gone above and beyond the requirements of their role to improve their workplace and the industry.

01 April 2020

The Australian Trucking Association has today welcomed new protocols to that implement the National Cabinet decision to keep truck stops and roadhouses open.

31 March 2020

The Australian Trucking Association and transport newspaper Big Rigs have launched a national campaign to encourage truck stops and roadhouses to keep their toilets, showers and driver lounges open. 

31 March 2020

The National Cabinet’s decision that truck stops can stay open recognises that truck drivers are essential workers and deserve support, Australian Trucking Association Chair Geoff Crouch said today.

30 March 2020

The Australian Government’s new JobKeeper payments will support trucking businesses – including up to 28,900 owner drivers – that experience substantial falls in turnover, ATA Chair Geoff Crouch said today.

27 March 2020

Truck drivers must not be denied access to toilet and shower facilities, Australian Trucking Association (ATA) Chair, Geoff Crouch said today.

26 March 2020

The Australian, state and territory governments have confirmed the critical role of the freight sector, including trucking, in providing essential supplies of food, medicine and goods.

25 March 2020

The NHVR, dangerous goods regulators and driver licensing authorities should extend all full-term truck driver medical certificates by six months, Australian Trucking Association Chair Geoff Crouch said today.

25 March 2020

The ATA has thanked the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator for its response to industry feedback, in today announcing changes to the National Heavy Vehicle Accreditation Scheme medical and face-to-face audit requirements.


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