ATA heading towards a Brighter partnership

THE Australian Trucking Association has today welcomed Brighter as a supporting partner, strengthening the relationship between Australia's trucking and natural gas industries.

Brighter is an initiative of the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association and exists to showcase stories of natural gas and how it is used in everyday life.

"The ATA and the natural gas sector have a strong connection as we both represent industries that are a vital part of the Australian way of life," ATA CEO Ben Maguire said today.

"The backbone of both our industries lie in the regional and rural towns of Australia. Whether it's local transport companies or the natural gas projects based near regional communities, we support communities, local jobs and small businesses" he said.

Director for the Brighter program, Sarah Browne said there were many other areas in which trucking and the natural gas industry crossed paths.

"Whether it be through developing cleaner fuels, working together on local projects, upgrades to regional roads or programs to make our shared roads safer, we have much in common.

"We look forward to working with the ATA to showcase some of the people and businesses around the country and their invaluable contribution to the trucking and natural gas industries." 

Following a successful partnership with the ATA through the Trucking Australia Business Lunch in Perth earlier this year, APPEA's Brighter program will continue as a major sponsor of the Business Lunch in 2020, demonstrating its support for small and medium sized businesses in the Australian trucking industry.

The ongoing partnership also provides an opportunity for further collaboration between the trucking and natural gas industries, including through the Brighter Bright Spark program, which tells the stories of hard-working people employed directly and indirectly by the natural gas industry, including truck drivers and trucking operators. 
 

Big Rigs

One good thing about pandemic is less traffic

One good thing about pandemic is less traffic

OWNER operator Craig Moscrop is from the rural hamlet of Mutchilba which is in the...

Passionate Townsville truckie is keeping history alive

Passionate Townsville truckie is keeping history alive

Until Jo Veneman moved to Townsville from Darwin 25 years ago she'd never seen a...

Frank’s Foden is fantastic

Frank’s Foden is fantastic

ITALY was not in a good place following the Second World War.