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More women needed in transport jobs

Publish date 07 Mar 2022

A new national initiative, to showcase women in transport and tackle some of the negative perceptions of a career in this fast-growing industry, is now up and running. Australia’s infrastructure and transport ministers agreed to the National Women in Transport initiative to improve

Industry feedback influences next steps on driver fatigue

Publish date 29 Oct 2021

The National Transport Commission has listened to industry feedback, and sought the views of jurisdictions, and will not propose a reduction in weekly hours of truck drivers to Ministers. “A number of fatigue issues were on the table at our workshop this week, and it was important

Industry input welcome to safely manage truck driver fatigue

Publish date 25 Oct 2021

The National Transport Commission today welcomes industry stakeholders to an important workshop discussion on the work and rest hours for heavy vehicle drivers across Australia. Driver fatigue is one of the top three contributors to the road toll and is associated with an increased