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12 March 2020

The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has strongly congratulated the Australian Government on its COVID 19 economic package, which includes measures to boost industry investment and safeguard the Australian economy.

11 March 2020

The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has welcomed a new $10,000 grant for small businesses impacted by the recent bushfires, as well as simplified access to existing loans and other services.

10 March 2020

The Australian Government should not have agreed to lease space in the US Strategic Petroleum Reserve and should, instead, store an emergency reserve here, ATA Chair Geoff Crouch said today.

06 March 2020

An investment allowance for new and late model second hand trucks and trailers would boost trucking businesses, increase road safety and improve urban air quality, ATA CEO Ben Maguire said today.

04 March 2020

The ATA has today welcomed National Heavy Vehicle Regulator Chair Duncan Gay and CEO Sal Petroccitto to Trucking Australia 2020, the nation’s premier trucking conference.

03 March 2020

The proposed increase in the truck fuel tax and registration charges should be delayed until 1 July 2021, Australian Trucking Association CEO Ben Maguire said today.

27 February 2020

The ATA has today welcomed Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack as a keynote speaker at its national conference - Trucking Australia 2020.

26 February 2020

The ATA has welcomed today’s release of the 2020 Infrastructure Australia Priority List, which calls for upgrades to urban and regional roads to boost safety and address congestion, and much needed improvements to rural, regional and remote freight routes.

18 February 2020

The ATA and Teletrac Navman have today announced the participants of a ground-breaking initiative that will celebrate the industry’s diversity and develop diversity champions.

17 February 2020

The ATA and Bridgestone Australia are looking to honour truck drivers who showed selflessness and heroism during the Australian bushfire crisis, calling for truck drivers to be put forward for a Bridgestone Bandag Highway Guardian Award.


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