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Exemptions for heavy vehicle drivers at rest stops

Exemptions for heavy vehicle drivers at rest stops

On 30 March 2020, the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) and the National Cabinet approved an exemption for roadhouses, dedicated truck stop facilities and truck driver lounges to remain open so Australia’s heavy vehicle drivers have access to...

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Financial Resilience Webinars

Financial Resilience Webinars

Training and mentoring packages are available for eligible small businesses from the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training, partnering with TAFE Queensland. These webinars will help you identify risks, build financial skills and plan to mitigate the...

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Truck driver rest stops and facilities

Truck driver rest stops and facilities

A recent article in Fully Loaded highlights the difficulties truck drivers are experiencing finding rest stops, shower and toilet facilities. Read the full article here. There are Facebook groups with information on open facilities: Truck drivers food & showers...

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Government Assistance in response to COVID-19

Government Assistance in response to COVID-19

The Australian Government has announced its economic response to the Coronavirus with a package designed to provide financial assistance to businesses and households. This includes: Cash flow assistance for businesses Delivering support for business investment...

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Recently released NCVER publications

Recently released NCVER publications

The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) has recently released several publications, including: Apprentice and trainees 2019: September quarter - Australia - providing a national picture of apprentice and trainee activity. Traditional trade...

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