Peter Anderson

VTA CEO and ARTIO National Secretary, Peter Anderson.

Regional operators indispensable for prosperity

After a three-year hiatus during the pandemic, the VTA was pleased to resume its popular series of Victorian Regional Forums, with visits conducted to Bendigo, Mildura, and Wangaratta, to meet with regional members, operators, and other industry stakeholders.
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VTA CEO and ARTIO National Secretary, Peter Anderson.

The case for minimum standards in road transport

As we move closer towards legislation being tabled for consideration by federal parliamentarians in relation to minimum standards in road transport later this year, its important to outline the position of the Australian Road Transport Industrial Organisation (ARTIO), of which the Victorian Transport Association is a member, and of which I am grateful to be National Secretary.
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Peter Anderson VTA CEO at Phillip Island.

Unlikely allies galvanise for transport reform

Like many of the state-based road transport associations, the VTA is a proud supporter of the Australian Road Transport Industrial Organisation (ARTIO), a national industrial body that represents the transport industry and its members before the Fair Work Commission.
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Peter Anderson VTA CEO at Phillip Island.

Stars align for heavy vehicle reform

With the 2023 federal political year well underway and Treasurer Jim Chalmers laying the groundwork for his second budget in less than a year, it’s worth reflecting on the tremendous opportunities that exist for genuine heavy vehicle reform after years of delay.
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Peter Anderson.

Closures highlight value of infrastructure

Victorians – and particularly those living in and around Melbourne – have experienced some of the most prolific transport disruptions in recent memory over the summer period, with private and public infrastructure operators using what used to be the ‘quieter’ warmer months to undertake major maintenance works.
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Brace for 2023 economic headwinds

It’s terrific to be back writing in these pages and I look forward to engaging with readers over the year ahead on issues of interest to participants in our supply chains, and how, as an industry group, we can work to bring about positive change to benefit freight operators and suppliers.
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Review must get Inland Rail back on track

The Review of the Inland Rail announced in October by federal Transport Minister Catherine King is a fantastic and much-needed opportunity for a reset on an infrastructure project that can transform how freight is moved on Australia’s eastern seaboard, for the betterment of every mode of transport.
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