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15 June 2020

The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has welcomed the Australian Government’s action to consult with industry on improving Australia’s domestic fuel security.

15 June 2020

The Government’s commitment to slashing red tape and improving road safety will boost the economy, create jobs and save lives, Australian Trucking Association (ATA) Chair David Smith said today.

11 June 2020

The ATA has welcomed the NHVR’s move to freeze increases on all NHVR-provided services until January 2021.

10 June 2020

The trucking industry has welcomed an $8 million pilot project to help local councils carry out and manage engineering assessments of their bridges and culverts.

09 June 2020

The extension of the $150,000 instant asset write off will enable trucking businesses to invest in safer equipment and support the industry’s suppliers, Australian Trucking Association CEO Ben Maguire and Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia CEO Todd Hacking said today.

05 June 2020

The Australian Government should extend the increased instant asset write off from its current end date, 30 June 2020, to the end of the year, the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) and Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia (HVIA) said today.

04 June 2020

Australia’s governments must immediately rule out a public service proposal to tax trucks and benefit the rail system, Australian Trucking Association Chair David Smith said today.

21 May 2020

Latest truck crash statistics have highlighted the need for urgent action on safety, education and improved infrastructure, Chair of the ATA, David Smith said.

20 May 2020

South Australian trucking operator David Smith was elected as the new Chair of the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) at the organisation’s annual general meeting today.

19 May 2020

The Australian Logistics Council (ALC), Australian Trucking Association (ATA) Container Transport Alliance Australia (CTAA), Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA), Road Freight NSW (RFNSW) and Shipping Australia Limited (SAL) say the NSW Government has failed to address the concerns of the freight industry and local residents in its response to submissions received on the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and draft Major Development Plan (MDP) for Sydney Gateway.


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