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15 May 2020

Geoff Crouch will retire as the Chair of the Australian Trucking Association at the organisation’s annual general meeting on 20 May 2020.

13 May 2020

The ATA is urging drivers to double down on safety, after the NSW Police publicised dashcam footage of a dangerous driving incident on the Hume Highway at Menangle.

13 May 2020

The ATA has welcomed the Government’s move to disclose the payment times offered by big businesses.

08 May 2020

The ATA is calling on Sika Australia to ‘Keep them Open’, after confirmation the company is refusing truck driver access to on-site toilet facilities.

07 May 2020

A decision to freeze truck and bus registration charges has come as welcome news for the trucking industry, CEO of the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) Ben Maguire said today.

06 May 2020

The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has stood up for small trucking businesses this week and pressed its concerns about payment terms with Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell AO.

05 May 2020

The NSW Government must begin the process of reopening businesses by first opening toilet facilities for truck drivers, ATA CEO Ben Maguire said today. 

01 May 2020

Every trucking business will benefit from the Australian Government’s decision to cancel a proposed increase in the tax on truck fuel.

30 April 2020

A conditional extension to the Instant Asset Write Off scheme will provide a once in a generation opportunity to improve road safety outcomes and productivity all whilst stimulating the economy and saving jobs.

30 April 2020

Truck drivers will have better access to public restrooms in the Dubbo Region during the Covid-19 pandemic with Dubbo Regional Council reopening two facilities.


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