Legislation

Business Protection

Government’s Decision on Road User Charge Praised

The road transport industry welcomes the announcement that the federal Government has agreed to freeze the Heavy Vehicle Road User Charge at the current levels, NatRoad CEO Warren Clark said today. Th...

Payment of Invoices

Push to legislate 30-day payment terms

NatRoad welcomes the imminent changes to the Owner Drivers and Forestry Contractors legislation which directly impacts on invoicing payment terms for owner drivers. The Victorian legislative change is...

Safety Management

Revised Dangerous Goods Tanker Standard released

Standards Australia has released the long awaited revision to two important standards that are of interest to numerous HVIA members: AS 2809.1: 2020 Road Tank Vehicles for Dangerous Goods – Part 1 : G...

Driving steering the truck

5 key things employers should know about JobKeeper

The JobKeeper legislation made some important changes to the Fair Work Act.  These changes are in place until the end of 27 September 2020. If they need to be extended a review will occur in mid-July....

Privacy Policy

What you can and can’t say to staff during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has issued some valuable privacy advice for business during the COVID-19 pandemic. This guidance is intended to help businesses regulated b...

Unfair Contracts Law must be Strengthened

It is essential the unfair contract terms law be strengthened, according to the National Road Transport Association (NatRoad). “The transport industry is crying out for reform on the current practice ...