Industry News Promises Changes

Industry News Promises Changes

This week’s industry news promises changes across the transport world, including on level crossing safety, new acquisitions, resources for drivers and a weighbridge trial. ATA calls for level crossing changes
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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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Building a Diverse and Sustainable Workforce

Building a Diverse and Sustainable Workforce

Rachel Smith, Executive Director of the Australian Livestock and Rural Transporters Association, addresses an ongoing issue which cuts right across the transport industry, building a diverse and sustainable workforce.
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Buzz Word Bingo

Buzz Word Bingo

Rachel Smith, Australian Livestock and Rural Transporters Association Executive Director reckons the relationship between rural trucking and government is a bit like buzz word bingo.
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Concern for the Rural Transport Industry

Concern for the Rural Transport Industry

Two topics came up at the joint conference from the Australian Livestock and Rural Transporters Association and the Livestock and Rural Transporters of Western Australia, which are of concern for the rural transport industry, among other things, and these were discussions around the new Heavy Vehicle National Law and the appointment of a new Executive Director of the national body.
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A Talent for Getting the Job Done

A Talent for Getting the Job Done

Amy Throckmorton was awarded the Rural Transport Rising Star award at the joint Australian Livestock and Rural Transporters Association/Livestock and Rural Transporters of Western Australia event, after demonstrating a talent for getting the job done as an operations manager.
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