The ATO is reminding transport operators who are creating new positions and employing young Australians that they may be eligible for its new wage subsidy called the JobMaker Hiring Credit. Read more
Truckies driving through regional NSW are being encouraged to participate in a safety initiative aimed at reducing driver fatigue-related crashes across the state. Read more
A Sunshine Coast transport company has been issued with an Improvement Notice by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) after an investigation uncovered evidence of engine tampering. Read more
The long-awaited Gatton decoupling facility will be open for business shortly, confirms the Department for Transport and Main Roads (TMR). Read more
Lane closures and restrictions on the Cunningham Highway remain in place today after a truck carrying an excavator hit three bridges on the busy Queensland freight route on Monday. Read more
Former truckie-turned Senator Glenn Sterle has delivered some scathing “home truths” about truckies’ pay rates to his fellow Senators in Canberra. Read more
The Fair Work Commission has supported the fair dismissal of a road train driver, who was caught holding their phone while driving. Read more
It may be an important freight corridor for Queensland, but the notorious Peak Downs Highway has become an ongoing headache for many of the truck drivers who have to use it.
With new rules affecting contracting in transport and forestry now in play, Wage Inspectorate Victoria will host a free webinar to explain how the changes affect owner drivers, forestry contractors, hirers and freight brokers in Victoria.
Hino Australia has expanded its dealership network with the appointment of Southside Truck Centre in Lismore, New South Wales as a sales branch.