Category Archives: Media Releases

ALRTA welcomes first AFM Template for Livestock Transporters

ALRTA WELCOMES FIRST AFM TEMPLATE FOR LIVESTOCK TRANSPORTERS The ALRTA welcomes today’s announcement by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) of the first Advanced Fatigue Management (AFM) template for livestock transporters. The template allows accredited drivers to work 14hr days … Continue reading

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ALRTA invites comment on draft National Guidelines for Ramps and Forcing Guides

DRAFT NATIONAL GUIDELINES FOR RAMPS AND FORCING YARDS The Australian Livestock and Rural Transporters Association (ALRTA) invites public comment on the draft ‘Guide for Safe Design of Livestock Loading Ramps and Forcing Yards’. The purpose of the voluntary guide is … Continue reading

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ALP acts on live trade oversight

Labor’s working group on live animal exports will have until February to come up with a model for a national office of animal welfare after caucus approved the move in the wake of the outrage over the brutal Pakistan sheep … Continue reading

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Road and rail freight gap widens

The price gap between road and rail transport has widened further in Western Australia this season, as politicians put forward suggestions to keep Tier 3 lines open.

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Horse owner fined over border crossing

Two miniature horses have caused a big bill for one New South Wales horse owner, who was fined for illegally moving the animals across the Queensland border.

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