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Sep 12 2014

NTC welcomes Neil Scales’ appointment as new commissioner

The National Transport Commission (NTC) today welcomed today’s announcement by the Deputy Prime Minister that the current Director General of the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads, Neil Scales OBE, has been appointed a part time commissioner of the NTC, in addition to his current role.

Jul 14 2014

Heavy vehicle roadworthiness review on track for safer roads

The National Transport Commission (NTC) and the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) today announced the completion of Phase One of their joint Heavy Vehicle Roadworthiness Review, with the publication of a report examining current practice in heavy vehicle roadworthiness across the nation.

Jun 27 2014

NTC to focus on delivering better productivity for Australian transport

The National Transport Commission (NTC) will examine new ways to boost the productivity of Australia’s transport networks as part of its new work program released by NTC today. The new work program was approved by the Council of Transport and Infrastructure Ministers on 23 May 2014.

Jun 16 2014

New dangerous goods code released

The National Transport Commission (NTC) today released the latest version of the Australian Dangerous Goods Code, providing an updated technical resource designed to keep the transport industry and the public safe.

Jun 16 2014

Australian trucks set to reap the full benefits of EWDs

Truck drivers choosing electronic work diaries (EWDs) won’t be fined for small breaches of less than eight minutes under new policy settings agreed to by transport ministers on 23 May. The changes will also better protect drivers’ privacy and help authorities target the small number of people who break the law.

Feb 25 2014

Discussion paper into mass limits for 2 axle buses

Australia’s bus industry and relevant government authorities have been asked for their input to help resolve emerging pressures on the nation’s two axle buses and the current mass limits that apply to them.

Last Updated: 15/11/2018