Advocacy

HVIA seeks to positively influence the development and maintenance of policy, legislation, regulation and technical standards which foster innovation and contribute to the future viability of the heavy vehicle industry and the safety and productivity of the heavy vehicle fleet.

HVIA continues to grow its relationships and field of influence with government and regulatory agencies, through participation in key industry consultation forums and focused meetings.

Stakeholder Engagement

HVIA sits on the key consultative forums run by:

  • The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR), ,
  • The National Transport Commission (NTC),
  • Standards Australia,
  • Austroads,
  • State & Territory roads and transport departments and
  • The Commonwealth Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development (DIT)

The Parliamentary Friends of Trucks, Trailers, Transport and Logistics group is an advocacy collaboration by HVIA and the ATA.

Key Advocacy Issues 2019/2020

Key Strategies
Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) review

State Committees
Performance Based Standards (PBS)

Road Vehicle Standards Act
Vehicle Standards Bulletin (VSB6)

Interested in finding out more? Please contact HVIA’s National Manager Policy and Government Relations: Greg Forbes or Chief Technical Officer Paul Caus.

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