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Welcome to Road Freight NSW

Road Freight NSW is the peak industry organisation in NSW representing trucking operators. Its members range from some of the nation’s largest transport companies, with many thousands of employees, through to small family businesses operating with less than 5 employees.

Road Freight NSW delivers a range of services and benefits to members including but not limited to:

Lobbying of state and federal politicians, on behalf of our members interests Engagement with RMS, NHVR, NTC and transport for NSW over policy interests Annual Conference with speakers, awards, dinners and networking

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Free Workplace Relations Advice from Ai Group for RFNSW Members on 1300 781 905

The awards categories are:
Outstanding Contribution to the NSW Trucking Industry
NSW Professional Driver of the Year
NSW Transport Woman of the Year
NSW Top Technical and Maintenance
NSW Best Safety Culture

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Road Freight NSW provides members with key connections, the most up-to-date, relevant information and effective advocacy.

We provide these services to our membership to support them with compliance and safety, and to improve their productivity and professionalism.

Keeping you informed Keep informed about industry news, traffic alerts, workplace relations changes and other issues with Road Freight NSW’s weekly Freight News e-newsletter. You’ll also receive invitations to member-only workshops and seminars, as well as exclusive member information including safety alerts, fact sheets and toolbox talks.

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Peak body Road Freight NSW (RFNSW) is warning of the financial and practical impacts of significant rate increases as a result of the Transport Workers Union’s (TWU) proposed variations to the General Carriers Contract Determination (GCCD).

As a consequence of a TWU’s Application filed in the Industrial Relations Commission of NSW to vary the rates payable under the GCCD, Principal Carriers could be subjected to substantial increases of between 6 and 6.64% on the standing rates and between 11 and 14.68% on the running rates.


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Members have previously been advised of proceedings before the Industrial Relations Commission of NSW concerning a TWU claim for an increase to the rates of remuneration contained in the Transport Industry – General Carriers Contract Determination (“The Determination”).

Although the initial claim was opposed by parties including Road Freight NSW’s workplace relations partner, the Ai Group, a compromise was ultimately reached that provides for the phasing in of the rate increases over a period extending into next year.

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