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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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Weekly News – Ramps Guide consultation closes, NHVR Reference Forum

NATIONAL RAMPS GUIDE: PUBLIC CONSULTATION CLOSES The four week public consultation period for the ALRTA’s draft National Guidelines for the Safe Design of Loading Ramps and Forcing Yards closed this week.  Fifteen formal submissions were received representing stakeholders as diverse … Continue reading

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Weekly News – Advanced Fatigue Management Scheme, LivestockASSIST, Outcomes of Ministerial Council

LIVESTOCK AFM WORKSHOP ALRTA representatives travelled to Brisbane this week to participate in an NHVR Workshop to consider the finer points of the proposed Livestock Advanced Fatigue Management Scheme.  The scheme will allow accredited operators to work up to 14hrs … Continue reading

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Weekly News – Comment sought on draft National Guidelines for Ramps and Forcing Yards

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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Weekly News – NHVR scorecard, raising awareness on effluent

Click here to download the latest ALRTA Newsletter or read up on … NHVR RELEASES FIRST PERFORMANCE SCORECARD The NHVR has released its first quarterly performance scorecard which highlights changes in service statistics and achievements from July 2014 – February 2015. … Continue reading

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