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NHVR Heavy Vehicle Productivity Plan – SA consultation session - register now - Circular 38.1

To Chief Executive Officer
Economic Development and Tourism Staff
Emergency and Risk Management Staff
Governance Officers
Information - Engineering Staff
Policy and Strategic Planning Staff
Date 13 September 2019
Contact Lea Bacon
Email: lea.bacon@lga.sa.gov.au
Response Required Yes Respond By 27 September 2019
Summary Member councils are invited to attend a consultation session on Wednesday 2 October 2019 with the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator who are currently developing a Heavy Vehicle Productivity Plan to support all stakeholders in the management of the freight network.

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is currently developing a national Heavy Vehicle Productivity Plan with a focus on:

·         Data identification, acquisition, and sharing.

·         Technology and systems for data-driven analysis and improved government and industry business efficiency.

·         Education and support for government and industry.

·         Modernised standards, continuation of regulatory reform and improved reform processes.

Over the past year, several state-based freight and supply chain strategies have been released that seek to deliver improved outcomes for roads and the national economy.

In support of these strategies, the NHVR is developing a plan to improve its role in supporting the freight network.

To date the LGASA Secretariat has represented SA councils on a working group, along with officers from local government associations in Victoria, Queensland, New South Wales, Western Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory.

SA consultation session

The NHVR are seeking to consult with all interested councils in the development of the draft plan.  

A SA council consultation workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, 2 October 2019 from 10am – 12pm at LGA House, 148 Frome Street, Adelaide.

Webinar facilities will be available, please indicate in your registration if you would like to attend via webinar so the session details can be sent to you.  

Please register your attendance with Lea Bacon, Director Policy at lea.bacon@lga.sa.gov.au by Friday 27 September 2019.

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