The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) and Australian Government have celebrated the efforts of Australia’s truck drivers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Together with Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce and Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport Scott Buchholz, the ATA has thanked industry members who are working on the frontline to keep the country supplied stating, "Unless the trucks are moving, the economy is not going." Mr Joyce said he recognised the emotional, physical and mental toll workers have endured whilst continuing transportation and freight efforts. Click here to read more.
The LDSC would also like to extend our thanks to those road transport and logistics stakeholders who have continued to engage with the LDSC on matters relating to workforce development and skills shortages during this critical time.