Welcome to COVID normal

Last year was undoubtedly tough. Industry rose to the significant challenges of the bushfires only to be asked, almost immediately, to dig deep to counter the unprecedented challenges of COVID. Read more

Let’s rebound bigger and better in 2021

After the roller coaster year that was 2020, I hope this first issue of Prime Mover finds you back at work rested and reinvigorated, and that you found time to reconnect with family and friends after months of COVID-inspired restrictions and lockdowns. Read more

If it’s broke, then fix it — properly

In this very column exactly 12 months ago I discussed the then, upcoming National Transport Commission (NTC) review of the heavy vehicle pay as you go (PAYGO) charging system in Australia as requested by the Council of Australian Government’s (COAG) Transport and Infrastructure Council. Read more

Time for action, not more talk

The Australian Federal Government has a mandate to align with international regulations wherever practical — in particular European regulations. Read more

Welcome to COVID normal

Governments and industry came together during the COVID-19 crisis in ways that few could have ever imagined let alone predicted. Read more

Where to next for PBS?

The Performance Based Standards (PBS) scheme continues to go from strength to strength. Read more

Controlling the risks

Risk is probably the driest subject you could read about in a truck magazine. Read more

Moving toward a truly national system

As we approach the end of the year, a year that was unlike anything we could have anticipated, I’ve been reflecting on the priorities that lie at the heart of what we do at the NHVR. Read more