Media Releases

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 each day over a fortnightly cycle with ‘risk-offsetting’ restrictions around driving between midnight and 4am… Read more

ALRTA invites comment on Draft National Guidelines for Ramps and Forcing Yards

The Australian Livestock and Rural Transporters Association (ALRTA) has released a draft Guide for Safe Design of Livestock Loading Ramps and Forcing Yards for a public consultation period of four weeks. The purpose of the voluntary guide is to promote safer workplaces for people in contact with livestock loading facilities and to improve animal welfare outcomes….Read more