15 September 20
In 1968 our classic Thornycoft A1 made the perfect stage for the opening ceremony of the very first Queensland Truck Show, the event that grew to become today's Brisbane Truck Show.READ MORE
11 September 20
HVIA is pleased to share with you the Australian Government’s announcement this morning of a $50 million injection into Australia's vital business events sector ahead of the 2021 Brisbane Truck Show.READ MORE
2 September 20
“Naturally it is disappointing when one of our major exhibitors has to pull out of a show," Mr Hacking said. "However, we know how much our industry and its customers are looking forward to getting together in Brisbane in May 2021 and most see it as the opportunity to reconnect and kickstart the industry."READ MORE
26 August 20
Six members of Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia are being celebrated for fifty years of continuous membership.READ MORE
26 August 20
HVIA members have responded to the opportunity to have their teams and innovation acknowledged.READ MORE
10 August 20
HVIA’s National Apprentice of the Year Award has been acknowledging outstanding apprentices for over 35 years.READ MORE
3 August 20
In honour of Peter Langworthy, HVIA Past President and industry leader, the Future Leader Award is in recognition of Peter’s long-standing commitment to the mentoring of young people and supporting their development to leadership roles.READ MORE
29 July 20
Are you intending to hold meetings, conferences or other events before or during the 2021 Brisbane Truck Show?READ MORE
29 July 20
The HVIA Community Leadership Award recognises members who have engaged positively with the community.
The 2019 award winner was NTI for their MND Research Truck Restoration project.
28 July 20
The Brisbane Truck Show will return to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre and South Bank Parklands from 13 to 15 May 2021.
The award winning event is the largest automotive business-to-business event in the southern hemisphere.
24 July 20
Returning as the accommodation manager for the 2021 Brisbane Truck Show, Ozaccom+ experience shines through.
HVIA’s National Events Manager Noelene Bradley said Ozaccom+ was HVIA’s immediate choice to supply accommodation options for the 2021 Brisbane Truck Show, and have been assisting BTS attendees since 2009.
22 July 20
The Brisbane Truck Show has renewed long-term partnerships with National Transport Insurance, BP Australia and Bauer Media Group ahead of the launch of the highly anticipated 2021 event.READ MORE
20 July 20
HVIA’s Safety Innovation Award is a dual stream award that recognises members who have implemented a new product or system in their workplace, which has made that site or their business safer. The award also recognises members who have designed or manufactured a piece of equipment, component, technology or another safety solution that makes the heavy vehicle industry safer.READ MORE
15 July 20
The Product Innovation Award recognises HVIA members who have designed and utilised new technology or built an innovative product to address the growing road freight task. The award recognises products and services that provide innovative technological solutions for new and existing market needs.READ MORE
8 July 20
HVIA Chief Executive Todd Hacking said the 2020 HVIA National Awards is a great opportunity for members to recognise the dedication and commitment of their teams.
Nominations close on 14 August 2020.
24 June 20
It is at times like these that we need to band together and be there for each other.
HVIA Chief Executive Todd Hacking has written to Members reflecting on 2019-20 and outlining HVIA's year ahead.
23 June 20
The 2019/20 year has certainly presented circumstances and a business environment that no one could have predicted, nor would have wished for. That didn't stop HVIA and its members from rising to the challenges.READ MORE
13 May 20
The Brisbane Truck Show is the only business-to-business trade show representing and advancing the interest of manufacturers and suppliers of heavy vehicles and their components, equipment and technology.READ MORE
29 April 20
TAFE Queensland SkillsTech are quite literally forging forward with the Thornycroft restoration project.READ MORE
1 April 20
Help distract the kids at home and enter the HVIA Colouring Competition for your chance to WIN a family pass to the 2021 Brisbane Truck Show.READ MORE
25 March 20
The team at Tafe Queensland Skillstech now have the perfect template to develop plans for the restoration of our 1926 Thornycroft A2.READ MORE
18 March 20
In response to the latest advice from State and Federal Governments, Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia (HVIA) has postponed ComVec 2020.READ MORE
13 February 20
The restoration project of this particular 1926 Thornycroft A2 is a major legacy project during Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia's 50 year celebrations, only made possible with the support of our members and friends.READ MORE
18 December 19
It’s a story with many chapters. In order to understand where we are going with this, we’ll need to take you back to a couple of crucial events. In images of the official opening of the inaugural event you can see the stage - a 1926 Thornycroft A2 flatbed.READ MORE
19 November 19
The heavy vehicle industry’s appetite for innovation was quenched at the 2019 HVIA Gala Awards Dinner held at South Brisbane’s Emporium Hotel on Friday night.
Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport Scott Buchholz MP praised the quality nominations competing for HVIA’s suite of awards.
19 September 19
The Brisbane Truck Show has taken out two major national event awards, being named Australia’s Best Corporate Event and Best Exhibition, Trade or Consumer Show for this year’s event.READ MORE
14 August 19
HVIA says Grattan Institute report shows the vast majority of schools are currently a bit blinkered to the opportunities available through trades and other vocational study.READ MORE
6 August 19
The Brisbane Truck Show has been shortlisted for two awards in the 2019 Australian Event Awards. HVIA’s National Events Manager Noelene Bradley said the announcement should be enjoyed by all participants in the 2019 Brisbane Truck Show.READ MORE
19 July 19
It was an action packed four days at the 2019 Brisbane Truck Show, both within the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, and across Brisbane including the amazing new South Bank Roadhouse festival and truck display.READ MORE
21 May 19
The 2019 Brisbane Truck Show wound up on Sunday afternoon with an almost ten percent increase in patronage through the doors of the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.
HVIA Chief Executive Todd Hacking was full of praise for the support of the show from the heavy vehicle industry and its customers.
“It’s been an amazing ...READ MORE
14 May 19
The Brisbane Truck Show has launched a state of the art Jobs Hub at the largest on-road transport event in the Southern Hemisphere.READ MORE
22 October 18
Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia celebrated its Southern Region Awards event on Friday night, including the inaugural presentation of three new awards.
Against a stunning backdrop across Docklands to Port Phillip Bay, the cocktail event was presented by HVIA key partner National Transport Insurance and TruckAssist, at the Victorian headquarters of HVIA insights partner, KPMG.
Special ...READ MORE
11 July 18
The Australian heavy vehicle industry’s capacity to provide innovative solutions for the road transport task will be acknowledged and celebrated by the industry’s national association, Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia (HVIA) with a suite of leadership and innovation awards launched today.
HVIA Chairman Nathan Usher says the new awards reinforce and uphold HVIA’s vision of an ...READ MORE