“The truckies, they’re doing a great job keeping Australia moving and we want to minimise that inconvenience for them,” the Prime Minister said on Friday following the National Cabinet meeting.
For drivers trying to do the right thing moving essential freight between states, it has been really tough out there over the last couple of weeks, compounded by a cold, wet winter.
Industry advocates have been working hard to get support from Government at all levels to remove the barriers to getting the job done safely and efficiently.
“They’re being completely compliant and completely cooperative,” Mr Morrison said. “And they’d like to see those rules just a bit easier to comply with and a lot more consistent.
“We’ve heard you, and we’ll task (Transport) ministers to get that sorted over the course of the next week.”
Here’s hoping that translates into results on the ground quickly over coming days.
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