Infrastructure Australia Chief Executive Philip Davies has decided not to renew his contract and will be departing IA at the end of August, according to Chair Julieanne Alroe.
The Federal and Victorian Governments have signed a Bilateral Agreement in relation to Inland Rail, making Victoria the first state to sign up to the project.
The NHVR and the Australian Logistics Council have praised several Australian distribution and retail companies for their commitment to improving heavy vehicle safety ahead of new Chain of Responsibility laws next year.
The Australian Logistics Council is calling for the National Transport Commission's review of regulatory telematics to consider the benefits of telematics in improving aspects of heavy vehicle safety and advancing land transport market reform.
The Australian Logistics Council has written to party leaders in Queensland ahead of the state election, asking them to outline their policies on key issues such as corridor protection, congestion, the development of critical freight infrastructure and improved road safety through the Heavy Vehicle National Law.
Speaking at the recent Online Retail Logistics 2017, Australian Logistics Council Managing Director Michael Kilgariff noted that the country’s cities are not freight friendly, as a result of planning systems that fail to properly account for freight movement.