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Latest media releases

Dec 8 2016

New partnership between the Alertness CRC and NTC designed to examine heavy vehicle driver fatigue

In a first for the Australian heavy vehicle industry, a new partnership between the Cooperative Research Centre for Alertness, Safety and Productivity (Alertness CRC) and the National Transport Commission (NTC), will, through a combination of rigorous field and laboratory-based research, evaluate the impacts of the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) on heavy vehicle driver fatigue.

Dec 6 2016

New rules to help businesses transport dangerous goods safely

The National Transport Commission (NTC) is encouraging industry and business owners to prepare for the launch of edition 7.5 of the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail, which will come into effect on 1 March 2017.

Nov 25 2016

New rail safety workers standard released

Transport ministers approved the revised National Standard for Health Assessment of Rail Safety Workers at the Transport and Infrastructure Council meeting on 4 November 2016. The revised standard will come into effect on 1 February 2017.

Last Updated: 14/2/2017