Discussions on a Number of Topics

Discussions on a Number of Topics

The 2024 Livestock and Bulk Carriers Association of NSW Conference took place in Wagga Wagga and saw a wide ranging set of discussions on a number of topics, including the new NSW Government, truck and trailer stability, the inclusion of Queensland enforcement in the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator, and much more.
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fixing driver shortages

Fixing Driver Shortages

This year’s Livestock and Bulk Carriers Association Conference took place in Tamworth with a wide range of topics brought to the fore, including fixing driver shortages among others.
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ability to sustain access

Ability to Sustain Access

The Transport for NSW access team have come to understand that the state’s road network has a genuine ability to sustain access, because trucks are already going there. The fact they are being used is evidence of the routes’ capacity. They also know that some bridges can’t sustain access. 
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genuine state wide farm gate access

Genuine State Wide Farm Gate Access

There is little doubt as to what would make life for rural carriers a little easier, it would be genuine state wide farm gate access. A discussion at the Livestock and Bulk Carriers Association saw strong views on both sides of the argument.
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how many elephants are there in the room?

How Many Elephants Are There in the Room?

Attending the Livestock, Bulk and Rural Carriers Association Conference recently a microcosm of the issues which plague the trucking industry played out on the conference floor, begging the question, how many elephants are there in the room?
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following in the footsteps of his father

Following in the Footsteps of his Father

Simon Russell has been transporting livestock for Maloney Livestock Transport since July 2019, following in the footsteps of his father who was a professional truck driver and the driving force behind his passion for the heavy vehicle industry today.
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meet Zoe Bunning

Meet Zoe Bunning

Attendees at the upcoming Livestock, Bulk and Rural Carriers Association will have an opportunity to meet Zoe Bunning at the association’s upcoming conference. Zoe obtained her MC licence in 2021 at the age of 22 and is currently employed by Hy-Tec as a Tanker Driver.
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beginnings and endings, rewarding hard work

A Valued Team Member at Martins

Based in Holbrook NSW, James Papworth, 26, is a valued team member at Martins Stock Haulage and is responsible for the cartage of livestock from saleyards to properties and feedlots as well as exit cattle from feedlots to the many processing plants located between southern NSW and south-east Qld.
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