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Weekly News – 28 January 2016

ALRTA AND NTI LAUNCH NATIONAL 24HR EMERGENCY RESPONSE HOTLINE The Australian Livestock and Rural Transporters Association (ALRTA) and National Transport Insurance (NTI) have today launched LivestockASSIST – a 24hr national hotline to coordinate emergency responses to incidents involving heavy vehicles … Continue reading

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Weekly News – new Ramp Guidelines available

NATIONAL GUIDELINES FOR RAMPS AND FORCING YARDS – NOW AVAILABLE The ALRTA is pleased to announce that the final version of the national ‘Guide for Safe Design of Livestock Loading Ramps and Forcing Yards’ is now available to all interested … Continue reading

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ALRTA welcomes first AFM Template for Livestock Transporters

ALRTA WELCOMES FIRST AFM TEMPLATE FOR LIVESTOCK TRANSPORTERS The ALRTA welcomes today’s announcement by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) of the first Advanced Fatigue Management (AFM) template for livestock transporters. The template allows accredited drivers to work 14hr days … Continue reading

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ALRTA invites comment on draft National Guidelines for Ramps and Forcing Guides

DRAFT NATIONAL GUIDELINES FOR RAMPS AND FORCING YARDS The Australian Livestock and Rural Transporters Association (ALRTA) invites public comment on the draft ‘Guide for Safe Design of Livestock Loading Ramps and Forcing Yards’. The purpose of the voluntary guide is … Continue reading

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ALP acts on live trade oversight

Labor’s working group on live animal exports will have until February to come up with a model for a national office of animal welfare after caucus approved the move in the wake of the outrage over the brutal Pakistan sheep … Continue reading

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