The Victorian Transport Association has written to Freight Victoria and relevant ministers to request a two-week extension to the deadline for mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for freight drivers entering Victoria.
Industry this week has mourned the loss of Senator Alex Gallacher. Read more
Enforcement at border states for truck drivers had become intolerant amid the latest mandates imposed on commercial road transport according to the Victorian Transport Association. Read more
As CEO of the Victorian Transport Association I am often asked in public forums: “How do we get trucks off our roads?” We also often see the public messaging stating that the new tunnel will get thousands of trucks of our roads. Read more
The Victorian Transport Association has joined a growing chorus of affiliate representative groups to petition the Commonwealth Government for a unified, national approach on COVID testing requirements for linehaul interstate heavy vehicle drivers. Read more
Transport operators and their peak representative groups for years have been confronted with the important issue of maintaining reliable and safe access for drivers to deliver and collect goods from customers, as a key element in keeping supply chains moving, shelves stocked and customers satisfied. Read more
The VTA was pleased to host over 180 members and transport industry participants at its recent State Conference, where a variety of speakers addressed delegates on the topic of What’s in Front of the Transport Industry. Read more
At the time of writing this column, Australia is at a seminal moment in its battle against the coronavirus pandemic. Read more
Fewer Central Business District (CBD) loading zones are creating traffic congestion and threatening Melbourne’s economic recovery from forced business closures according to the Victorian Transport Association (VTA).
The Victorian Transport Association (VTA) has released the provisional program for State Conference 2021.