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Brown and Hurley Kenworth DAF Darra Named as DAF Dealer of the Year 2020

Brown and Hurley in Darra has been named the 2020 DAF Dealer of the Year. This is the fifth time Brown and Hurley Kenworth DAF Darra have been awarded the accolade since its introduction in 2002.

Mandating COVID-19 Vaccinations: Problems and Opportunities

As we approached the final months of 2020, the road transport industry looked forward to the new year with optimism as not only had we flattened the COVID-19 infection curve, but we had also almost el...

Inland Kenworth DAF Wagga Wagga Named 2020 Kenworth Dealer of the Year

Widely regarded as the industry’s most sought-after prize for dealers, Inland Kenworth DAF Wagga Wagga has taken out the prestigious Kenworth Dealer of the Year award for 2020. Open to Kenworth dealer...

Reform of Offence Notification Laws Required

The National Road Transport Association (NatRoad) has asked the National Transport Commission (NTC) to keep notification to transport operators of their drivers’ offences on the reform agenda.

Accessing Information During Facebook News Ban

How can you access NatRoad’s content during the Facebook news content ban? You might have noticed that Facebook has blocked all Australian users from sharing news content on Facebook but thankfully th...

Congestion is Expected to Worsen as Commuters Avoid Public Transport

Road traffic is almost back to pre-COVID levels and with public transport use still down by 44 per cent, congestion will only get worse. Increased congestion levels are yet another reason retail deliv...

Proposed National Operating Standard Absurd and Misleading

The Australian Trucking Association have published the following article in response to the Australian Logistics Council’s proposed National Operating Standard: The Australian Trucking Associati...

A Simpler Way to Calculate Your Fuel Tax Rebate

NatRoad has been working with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) to find a simpler way for members to calculate their fuel tax rebate. You can now use the basic method for heavy vehicles to calculat...

South Australian Border Crash An Avoidable Tragedy

The National Road Transport Association (NatRoad) extends its condolences to the family of the driver killed in a fatal crash near the South Australian border with Victoria early this morning.