NatRoad is your voice to government and regulators







NatRoad’s role includes making formal submissions to various government bodies on a wide range of policy issues affecting the road freight industry, with the aim of improving the business environment for our members and the industry in general.


Submitted to: National Transport Commission

Date submitted: 1 March 2021

Summary: This submission seeks to reform the myriad State and Territory requirements about notification of operators about driver offences. NatRoad would like the Queensland model adopted Australia wide.

Outcome: Awaited

Document: NatRoad Submission – Driver Offence Notification Systems

Submitted to: Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications

Date submitted: 24 February 2021

Summary: A submission opposing mandating Euro VI unless a range of concessions are developed with respect to width, length and axle weight maxima.  Market mechanisms are acting to introduce Euro VI technology to the Australian market.

Outcome: Awaited

Document: NatRoad Submission-2020 Vehicle Emission Standards and moving to Euro VI Response to RIS

Submitted to: Level 5 Design on behalf of Austroads

Date submitted: 17 February 2021

Summary: The 1994 vehicle classification system is under review and the consultant engaged to undertake the review sought input from NatRoad.

Outcome: Awaited

Document: NatRoad Submission – Level 5 Design on Behalf of Austroads – Vehicle classification

Submitted to: Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee Inquiry

Date submitted: 5 February 2021

Summary: This submission supports the small steps represented by the Bill towards workplace reform. The critical element of the Bill is the clarification of the status of a casual employee which is currently the subject of uncertainty caused by court decisions that do not represent practical means to facilitate casual engagement.

Outcome: Awaited

Document: Submission – Senate Cttee – Omnibus Bill