Employment Relations

In the Queensland Trucking Association’s (QTA) role as an Employer Association we provide its members with a wide range of Industrial Relations Information, business advisory and support services.

All general advice is included in the cost of your membership, only matters requiring complex document preparation, management of complex matters and representation are charged on a fee-for-service basis.

We will provide responsive, clear and concise advice to your queries. We offer phone, email, face-to-face communication. We will provide confirmation of advice via email to ensure you have accurate records.


What we help with

The following services are included with membership:

  • Performance management advice & procedures

  • Awards - provision of on-time updates, interpretation, calculations of wages, leave entitlements, long service

  • Templates for correspondence

  • Permanent employment and casual conversion

  • Sexual harassment issues and policy

  • Drug and Alcohol breaches, management and policies

  • Small business Fair Dismissal Code

  • Union Right of Entry

Fee for Service will apply for any matter requiring complex investigation, document preparation, mediation service and representation. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Employment Contract Drafting

  • Enterprise Bargaining Agreement Drafting

  • Unfair Dismissal case management

  • Drafting of policies or review of policies

  • Case management of employee performance matters

Note: Some services are available to non-members on a fee-for-service basis. Please contact us for further details should you wish to engage with the QTA on this basis.

Download the full service information flyer


Industry Wide Issues

For any matter involving national representation as an employer, we represent you through the Queensland branch of the Australia Road Transport Industrial Organisation (ARTIO). ARTIO is the national industry body representing road transport employers in matters before Tribunal and the Fair Work Commission. ARTIO advocate on your behalf on a range of topics pertaining to employment and industrial relations within the road freight industry.

ARTIO membership is free to QTA Members, however you must elect to join. The more members, the bigger the voice.

More details about ARTIO are located here


Contact Jim Challis

Mobile: 0408 411 231

Email: jim@qta.com.au

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