Australia's peak road transport industry body has today slammed Green NSw MP Cate Faehrmann labelling her criticism at NSW Roads Minister Duncan Gay and Treasurer Mike Baird as ill-informed and plain dumb.
NatRoad, Australia's largest road transport operators association, has welcomed the recent decision by the NSW Minister for Roads and Ports, The Hon Duncan Gay MLC, to consolidate and extend the temporary width concessions for baled agricultural commodities.
NatRoad has the strongest condemnation for state and territory transport ministers (excluding the Northern Territory and Queensland) who last week voted in favour of the National Transport Commission’s (NTC) recommended road user charges for 2012-13.
Australia’s peak national road transport operator body today strongly commended the NSW Minister for Roads and Ports, Duncan Gay MP, and the NSW Police for rolling out ‘Operation Overland’ to crack down on truck drivers and supply chain participants who are blatantly breaking the law in the road transport industry.
NatRoad President Geoff Crouch today announced the appointment of Mr Chris Melham as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NatRoad replacing outgoing CEO Bernie Belacic. He will take up this position from the 28th of November 2011.
NatRoad has welcomed the news that the Coalition of Australian Governments (COAG) has signed off on an Inter-governmental agreement (IGA) outlining the funding and administrative arrangements for the establishment of a national heavy vehicle regulator.