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Heavy Vehicle Safety Forum

The QTA’s CEO, Gary Mahon is a member of the Queensland Ministerial Freight Council (QMFC), and is the Chair of the Heavy Vehicle Safety Forum.

Purpose of the QMFC Heavy Vehicle Safety Forum is to:

  • Provide leadership within the transport industry in relation to promoting and identifying safety initiatives and to provide high level advice to the Minister on strategies to improve heavy vehicle safety
  • Actively promote and assist with managing the introduction of safety improvement changes
  • Work with and encourage the heavy vehicle industry to identify, take ownership of, develop and implement solutions that will address safety issues in their industry
  • Explore funding opportunities from within industry and government, to progress safety initiatives

    Industry members on the Heavy Vehicle Safety Committee include: Agforce Australian Road Train Association, Canegrowers, Commercial Vehicle Industry Association of Queensland, General Freight Industry/Transport and Freight Industry Training Board, Livestock Transporters Association of Queensland, National Association of Road Freight Operators, Over-dimensional Movement Industry, Transport Workers Union and the Truck Industry Council.

    Other government member organisations involved in the Committee are, the Queensland Police, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland, State Coroner and the Department of Mines and Energy.

    Queensland Heavy Vehicle Safety Action Plan


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