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  • National Transport Commission to host forum in Brisbane in October with port and supply chain experts « Queensland Transport and Logistics Council
    Land Freight Strategy LNG Surat Basin Supply Chain Draft NSW Freight and Ports Strategy IceCold Trial Delivers Fuel and Carbon Emission Savings In2Green Improving Freight Industry s Bottom Line Through Eco Practices QTLC Rail Forum Strengthening Queensland s Supply Chains Heavy Vehicle National Law Amendment Bill Introduced to QLD Parliament NHVR CEO Appointed QTLC Newsletter December Edition Sign up to Newsletter Email address National Transport Commission to host forum in

    Original URL path: http://www.qtlc.com.au/307/ (2013-02-03)
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  • New TMR Structure Values Freight – QTLC Media Release 2nd August 2012 « Queensland Transport and Logistics Council
    Forum Strengthening Queensland s Supply Chains Heavy Vehicle National Law Amendment Bill Introduced to QLD Parliament NHVR CEO Appointed QTLC Newsletter December Edition Sign up to Newsletter Email address New TMR Structure Values Freight QTLC Media Release 2nd August 2012 The new structure for the Department of Transport and Main Roads was unveiled yesterday by Director General Michael Caltabiano The logical re structure of the Department has seen an alignment of operational and policy functions related to freight transport and logistics and a renewed emphasis on integrating policy planning and investment to support and sustain a productive safe and efficient freight transport network Adopting a truly multi modal approach the Rail Ports and Freight division will be renamed the Roads Rail and Freight Systems Management Branch and will be responsible for defining and promoting a safe efficient and effective road port and rail freight system Within the Policy Planning and Investment division the Roads Rail and Freight Systems Management Branch will work closely with the Portfolio Investment and Programming Branch and the Policy and Planning Branch to ensure that investments in the transport network are aligned with long term strategic planning for better freight and logistics outcomes The new structure demonstrates Minister Emerson s and Director General Caltabiano s recognition that efficient supply chains and productive freight movements as well as strategic and coordinated infrastructure investment is required to ensure that the economic benefits tied to new four pillar economy are realised said QTLC Chair Neil Findlay Re alignment of freight transport functions well places the Department to meet the challenges associated with a growing yet constrained freight task The announcement of the Department s restructure follows the QTLC Freight Future Forum held on the 18 th July 2012 Minister Emerson and Director General Caltabiano attended the Forum and meaningfully

    Original URL path: http://www.qtlc.com.au/new-tmr-structure-values-freight-qtlc-media-release-2nd-august-2012/ (2013-02-03)
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  • QTLC Submission on Role of NTC « Queensland Transport and Logistics Council
    Forum Strengthening Queensland s Supply Chains Heavy Vehicle National Law Amendment Bill Introduced to QLD Parliament NHVR CEO Appointed QTLC Newsletter December Edition Sign up to Newsletter Email address QTLC Submission on Role of NTC The QTLC was recently invited to provide a submission to the 2012 Review of the National Transport Commission NTC and Other Relevant Transport Bodies Transport Ministers agreed in November 2011 to conduct a review of the National Transport Commission NTC Austroads ARRB Group Limited ARRB Transport Certification Australia TCA and the Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board RISSB The review is to examine the role and functions of these bodies going forward with the commencement of new national transport regulatory systems including the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator NHVR in January 2013 Established in 2003 the NTC s current role is to develop monitor and maintain uniform or nationally consistent regulatory operational reforms relating to road rail and intermodal transport and to develop road user charging principles for heavy vehicles The QTLC submission noted that the establishment of the NHVR and the development of model law have faltered with significant delays and a widely held expectation that many elements of the reform will not be in

    Original URL path: http://www.qtlc.com.au/qtlc-submission-on-role-of-ntc/ (2013-02-03)
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  • NHVR Start Delayed « Queensland Transport and Logistics Council
    Industry Land Based Logistics Industry Transport and the Environment Industry Links Government Bodies Other Government Bodies Competition Bodies Representative Bodies Industry Bodies Gallery Contact Latest News IA Releases National Land Freight Strategy LNG Surat Basin Supply Chain Draft NSW Freight and Ports Strategy IceCold Trial Delivers Fuel and Carbon Emission Savings In2Green Improving Freight Industry s Bottom Line Through Eco Practices QTLC Rail Forum Strengthening Queensland s Supply Chains Heavy Vehicle National Law Amendment Bill Introduced to QLD Parliament NHVR CEO Appointed QTLC Newsletter December Edition Sign up to Newsletter Email address NHVR Start Delayed While the National Heavy Regulator was due to commence on the 1st January 2013 a number of media sources have reported that the start will be delayed until most likely July 2013 The Australian Logistics Council recently quoted NHVR Project Office Director Richard Hancock as saying that July is probably the most likely date for when all the states and territories will have applied the heavy vehicle national law and that to avoid any confusion the national regulator wouldn t start administering things like issuing permits nationally until all states and territories are up to the same point The QTLC has written to the NHVR

    Original URL path: http://www.qtlc.com.au/nhvr-start-delayed/ (2013-02-03)
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  • Shipping Reforms Commence « Queensland Transport and Logistics Council
    QTLC Rail Forum Strengthening Queensland s Supply Chains Heavy Vehicle National Law Amendment Bill Introduced to QLD Parliament NHVR CEO Appointed QTLC Newsletter December Edition Sign up to Newsletter Email address Shipping Reforms Commence The Federal Labor Government s landmark shipping reforms came into effect on the 1st July 2012 The tax reforms including the establishment of the Australian International Shipping Register AISR are designed to promote investment in Australia s involvement in international shipping 99 9 per cent of Australia s cargo trade is moved by ships making it the 4th largest shipping task in the world and yet Australia has only 4 international trading vessels The Government s view is that a competitive and growing domestic shipping industry is in Australia s long term national interest Companies which place vessels on the AISR will receive the government s zero tax rate the seafarer tax exemption where companies do not have to pay employee income tax and other fiscal incentives in the government s shipping reform package including provision for accelerated depreciation of vessels via a cap of 10 years to the effective life of those vessels rollover relief from income tax on the sale of a vessel and

    Original URL path: http://www.qtlc.com.au/shipping-reforms-commence/ (2013-02-03)
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  • QTLC Freight Smart Grant Scheme « Queensland Transport and Logistics Council
    QTLC Freight Smart Grant Scheme The QTLC together with Transport and Main Roads offered to 2 grants of 50 000 with the aim of encouraging and supporting Queensland based industries in identifying trialling and evaluating innovative freight practices that will reduce urban congestion minimise greenhouse gas emissions and deliver a more efficient and effective freight network The successful recipients of the Freight Smart Grant Scheme Cannon Logistics and Strategix Training Group completed successful trials of their proposals and have presented their final reports to the QTLC Cannon Logistics trials tested Ice COLD Technology s ability to deliver improved refrigeration efficiencies and fuel and carbon emission savings across the Australian refrigeration transport industry The trials aimed to deliver savings by restoring lost efficiency caused by oil fouling which occurs naturally in refrigeration The trials proved successful and were completed on trailers in an In Yard and On Road environment The average cost recovery period across both Continuous mode and Sentry Cycle mode is 7 46 months Return on Investment ROI results were calculated on trailer loads that most closely reflected typical operating conditions and was based 10 years of life usage Strategix Training Group presented their final In2Green product to the

    Original URL path: http://www.qtlc.com.au/qtlc-freight-smart-grant-scheme/ (2013-02-03)
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  • New QLD Infrastructure Investment Unit « Queensland Transport and Logistics Council
    Freight Industry s Bottom Line Through Eco Practices QTLC Rail Forum Strengthening Queensland s Supply Chains Heavy Vehicle National Law Amendment Bill Introduced to QLD Parliament NHVR CEO Appointed QTLC Newsletter December Edition Sign up to Newsletter Email address New QLD Infrastructure Investment Unit A new standalone unit aimed at fostering investment partnerships that deliver positive infrastructure outcomes has been set up within the Queensland Department of Treasury and Trade fulfilling a commitment made by the Queensland Government in its 100 Day Action Plan Treasurer Tim Nicholls last week said the new body Projects Queensland will focus on driving cooperative funding models that maximise private investment and ensure major projects are built on time and to budget According to the government Projects Queensland s key responsibilities will be Preparation evaluation and management of public private partnership projects Active engagement with the private sector to develop funding models to encourage private investment in infrastructure Preparation of business cases and contract negotiations for government financed infrastructure where the expected cost is greater than 100 million Acting in an advisory role assisting line agencies in the delivery of projects with an estimated capital cost below 100 million and Review and maintenance of the

    Original URL path: http://www.qtlc.com.au/new-qld-infrastructure-investment-unit/ (2013-02-03)
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  • QTLC Profile in Prime Mover Magazine « Queensland Transport and Logistics Council
    Bodies Industry Bodies Gallery Contact Latest News IA Releases National Land Freight Strategy LNG Surat Basin Supply Chain Draft NSW Freight and Ports Strategy IceCold Trial Delivers Fuel and Carbon Emission Savings In2Green Improving Freight Industry s Bottom Line Through Eco Practices QTLC Rail Forum Strengthening Queensland s Supply Chains Heavy Vehicle National Law Amendment Bill Introduced to QLD Parliament NHVR CEO Appointed QTLC Newsletter December Edition Sign up to

    Original URL path: http://www.qtlc.com.au/qtlc-profile-in-prime-mover-magazine/ (2013-02-03)
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