Students exploring potential careers can find detailed information on road transport jobs in the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations’ 2013 Job Guide, following extensive input by the Australian Trucking Association.
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) wants to know what the transport industry thinks about how it is operating with performance, awareness and engagement. They have launched their 2013 Stakeholder Survey so transport employers and workers can have their say. read more... about Australian Transport Safety Bureau seeks feedback
The Australian Government has released a Regulatory Impact Statement as part of its proposal to mandate Antilock Braking Systems (ABS) for heavy trucks and the use of either ABS or load proportioning braking systems in trailers, and you can have your say. read more... about Have your say on mandatory ABS for trucks and trailers
WorkCover Queensland urges heavy vehicle drivers to comment on the new version of the national driver work diary, released for comment by the National Transport Commission and the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator. read more... about New driver work diary released for comment
On 19 March 2013 the Queensland Legislative Assembly referred the Transport and Other Legislation (Heavy Vehicle National Law) Amendment Bill 2013 (the Bill) to the Transport, Housing and Local Government Committee. The Committee is due to report to the House on 14th May 2013. read more... about Qld Government takes next step to implement heavy vehicle national law
Who moves most? The search is on to find the most physically active transport workers in Queensland!
10,000 Steps Workplace and the Queensland Government’s Workplaces for Wellness Initiative are teaming up to find the most physically active workplace in Queensland’s transport industry. The competition will pit participating workplaces against each other over a 6 week challenge, during which transport workers will be urged to find opportunities to move more and to record the number of steps they take. read more... about Who moves most? The search is on to find the most physically active transport workers in Queensland!
WorkCover Queensland categorises the state’s bus industry within Road Transport, which includes Road Passenger Transport. This category includes the Urban Bus Transport (including tramway) and Interurban and Rural Bus Transport. The industry has experienced some positive changes in relation to the number of new claims received since 2010. read more... about Driving safety changes in the bus industry
A Workplace Health and Safety Queensland campaign to improve management of the risks of workers falling and injuring themselves when working on or around heavy vehicles will commence in April 2013 with a series of workshops. read more... about Preventing falls from trucks
Trucking Australia 2013 will be held at Hamilton Island on Friday 21 and Saturday 22 June 2013. This event is your chance to make a difference to the industry’s future, have your say and get results from your ideas. read more... about Trucking Australia 2013: your bag is ready
The 4th Annual Queensland Transport Infrastructure Conference will be held 21-22 May 2013 at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. read more... about Annual Queensland Transport Infrastructure Conference