Report Card: ALP and LNP survey results are in

19 May 22

UPDATED: We all know that a strong heavy vehicle industry is vital for a resilient Australia. As we all prepare to head to the ballot box, HVIA asked the major parties to consider, and respond to, our election policy priorities.

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National Road Safety Week 2022

16 May 22

This week is National Road Safety Week. With the 2022 Federal Election taking place on Saturday, we are asking the next Australian Government to commit to action by improving the uptake of heavy vehicle road safety related technologies.

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Federal Election 2022: Skills & Jobs priorities

11 May 22

Ten days until the Federal election and there is still every reason to think it is going to be tight. Right now we are sitting on some extraordinarily low unemployment figures – which in of itself is great. But – as an industry – we need the Government to be invested in helping us fill a gaping skills shortage.

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Is it really the right time to lower the heat on Australia’s hot economy?

4 May 22

There is no doubt that inflation is stinging, and the Government and our financial regulators need every available control at their disposal to have any chance of taking pressure off, but is this week's base interest rate rise the right lever to pull?

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Federal Election 2022: Realistic policies that will really lower emissions 

4 May 22

HVIA has called for the next Government to respond and act in four major policy areas: safety, manufacturing and productivity, skills & jobs, and sustainability: energy security and the environment

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This is no time for personality politics

27 April 22

Next month’s Federal election is being fiercely contested in marginal seats around the country. Though even the most traditionally secure seats cannot be taken for granted. Every vote will make a difference to the outcome.

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Have your say in HVIA’s 2022 Federal Election campaign

6 April 22

The 2022 Federal election presents an unprecedented opportunity for the priorities of the heavy vehicle industry to make front-page news.

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HVIA welcomes Budget 2022 skills announcements

30 March 22

Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia has commended the Government’s focus on jobs, skills and training in the 2022 Budget announced last night.

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Budget 2022: Temporary reduction in fuel excise

30 March 22

In response to sharp rises in global oil prices, the Government will help reduce the burden of higher fuel prices by halving the excise and excise-equivalent customs duty rate that applies to petrol and diesel for 6 months.

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Budget 2022: Regions

30 March 22

The Budget 2020 includes upgrades to transport infrastructure for our regions in regional communities. It also addresses boosting the Modern Manufacturing Strategy and critical supply chain vulnerabilities.

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Budget 2022: Jobs

30 March 22

The Government is continuing to invest in Australian apprenticeships to ensure businesses have the skilled workforce they need

A regular pipeline of apprentices builds a highly skilled, more productive workforce allowing businesses to prosper.

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Budget 2022: Small business going digital

30 March 22

The Government is introducing a technology investment boost to support digital adoption by small businesses.

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