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Wednesday 25 March 2020

Vital Insights Informing Government Decisions

HVIA is plugged in to vital conversations affecting decision making at the highest levels of Federal and State Government regarding the ongoing role for freight services and those that support it.

Information provided by HVIA members is informing decisions by illustrating the role that the heavy vehicle industry plays to support the freight task.

Members are encouraged to contact HVIA Chief Executive Todd Hacking with any and all information regarding activity, issues and other experiences affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

This information is being used to ensure our decision makers understand the important role we play in keeping trucks and trailers on the road delivering essential supplies. 

Please contact Todd Hacking directly: 
M: 0438 066 441 | E:

Follow the link below for full details on tougher new restrictions announced by the Prime Minister last night.

Federal Transport Minster, the Hon Michael McCormack MP says the Government recognises and appreciates the heavy vehicle industry’s contribution and freight will continue across borders.

"Essential Service": Which businesses can stay open?


We're staying open to support nation's supply chain


Keeping the wheels turning - Federal and State Government support for your business

Updated working arrangements for the NHVR PBS team


State Government restrictions on cross-border movements


Ron Toy's Thornycroft helping restoration project at TAFE Queensland SkillsTech


Be part of the upcoming HVIA podcast series

As a means to provide better value to our members, HVIA is investigating developing a series of podcasts featuring our members product innovation and technology.

No matter your business size, if you have something that provides the industry with greater productivity or safety benefits then we want to hear about it and broadcast it to all our members, stakeholders and other industry contacts. 

If you are interested in participating in a podcast please contact Paul Woodland at

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