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The latest updates from the Livestock and Rural Transporters Association of Queensland (LRTAQ).

 

Removal of COVID-19 testing requirements

Removal of COVID-19 testing requirements

Effective immediately, the Queensland Chief Health Officer has removed the requirement for freight and logistics operators to show evidence of a negative COVID-19 test result under an F Pass. This means that freight and logistics operators are no longer required to...

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Changes to the Queensland Freight Protocol

Changes to the Queensland Freight Protocol

The Queensland Government has just announced changes to the Queensland Freight Protocol that will apply from 5 October 2021. From 5 October 2021, freight and logistics operators entering Queensland must: Have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine by October...

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Insurance exemption to help industry, customers

Insurance exemption to help industry, customers

The trucking industry has secured an important exemption from new rules for add-on insurance that will help the industry and its customers. The new rules prohibit the sale of add-on insurance for at least four days after a customer has purchased a product or service....

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Transporters recognise excellence in young guns

Transporters recognise excellence in young guns

The Livestock and Rural Transporters Association of Queensland (LRTAQ) has today announced the finalists of the inaugural Young Person in Transport Award. The award was developed to recognise and acknowledge the contribution younger transport workers are making to the...

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New ramp standards a major safety boost

New ramp standards a major safety boost

Loading and unloading animals can be the most challenging part of the livestock handling task, and hazardous situations can place farmers, agriculture, and transport workers at risk. These high-risk situations can occur anywhere from farms, roadsides, and saleyards,...

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