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2018

Oct 5 2018

NTC welcomes new government office of transport technology

The National Transport Commission (NTC) welcomed the announcement by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development, the Hon Michael McCormack MP, of the new federal Office of Future Transport Technologies.

Jun 5 2018

New changes for the transport of dangerous goods

The Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail is set to be updated with changes designed to reduce the burden on industry when transporting low-risk items and bring into line with new United Nations transport requirements.

May 4 2018

Would you travel in an automated vehicle?

How will Australia’s laws and regulations be affected when a machine, rather than a human, is in control of a car? This is one of the questions the National Transport Commission (NTC) is seeking to answer in developing a regulatory system for automated vehicles in Australia.

Feb 5 2018

Updated load restraint guide now available

Drivers, operators and other participants in the transport chain of responsibility will be able to access an improved Load Restraint Guide and a complementary guide specifically for light vehicles on the National Transport Commission (NTC) website from today.

Last Updated: 15/11/2018