March 2020

Published a story 24th Mar 2020 3:55 PM

Western Australian Senator Glenn Sterle said the government has “failed to come up with a plan to address the needs and working conditions of Australia’s truck drivers and transport operators during this difficult time”.

Senator: Government is failing the needs of drivers

Western Australian Senator Glenn Sterle said the government has “failed to come up with a plan to address the needs and working conditions of Australia’s truck drivers and transport operators during this difficult time”.

Published a story 23rd Mar 2020 2:43 PM

TRUCKIE favourite Mortlake Roadhouse is assuring drivers their facilities are still open for business.

You’ll still be able to eat and shower, say roadhouses

TRUCKIE favourite Mortlake Roadhouse is assuring drivers their facilities are still open for business.

Published a story 20th Mar 2020 3:26 PM

TRUCKIES shouldn’t be embarrassed to be seen exercising around their trucks or utilising them for their workouts.

Take inspiration from army and work out with your truck

TRUCKIES shouldn’t be embarrassed to be seen exercising around their trucks or utilising them for their workouts.

Published a story 20th Mar 2020 2:22 PM

TRUCKIES needs have been taken into account by developers of a new truck stop set to open in Orange early next year.

New truck stop takes truckies needs into account

TRUCKIES needs have been taken into account by developers of a new truck stop set to open in Orange early next year.

Published a story 20th Mar 2020 12:32 PM

“THIS is not turning truckies into wimps, this is empowering them to stay in the industry.”

Sharing your feelings doesn’t make you a wimp

“THIS is not turning truckies into wimps, this is empowering them to stay in the industry.”

Published a story 20th Mar 2020 12:13 PM

ORGANISERS have made the difficult decision to call off the National Road Transport Hall of Fame reunion, which was due to be held in August in Alice Springs.

National Transport Hall of Fame organisers cancel reunion

ORGANISERS have made the difficult decision to call off the National Road Transport Hall of Fame reunion, which was due to be held in August in Alice Springs.

Published a story 17th Mar 2020 5:05 PM

Whiteline Transport director Sharon Middleton said the transport industry has not yet felt the full effects of the coronavirus.

WARNING: Trucking 'yet to feel full impact' of COVID-19

Whiteline Transport director Sharon Middleton said the transport industry has not yet felt the full effects of the coronavirus.

Published a story 17th Mar 2020 2:18 PM

MORE flexibility and understanding by the South Australian government is what is needed when it comes to finding a solution for fixing the “blocked artery” that is the South Eastern Freeway, says SARTA boss Steve Shearer.

SE Freeway fix is needed says SARTA

MORE flexibility and understanding by the South Australian government is what is needed when it comes to finding a solution for fixing the “blocked artery” that is the South Eastern Freeway, says SARTA boss Steve Shearer.

Published a story 16th Mar 2020 5:20 PM

TRUCK enthusiasts are going to have to wait until after the coronavirus spread is contained and truck shows all over the country are cancelling events.

Upcoming truck shows postponed due to coronavirus

TRUCK enthusiasts are going to have to wait until after the coronavirus spread is contained and truck shows all over the country are cancelling events.

Published a story 16th Mar 2020 4:50 PM

GIVEN the impact COVID-19 is having on the country’s supply chains, local councils are taking action to ensure trucks will not be hampered by curfews during this challenging time.

Councils relax curfews for trucks to replenish supermarkets

GIVEN the impact COVID-19 is having on the country’s supply chains, local councils are taking action to ensure trucks will not be hampered by curfews during this challenging time.

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Kate has been with APN for almost two years, starting as a cadet at The Chronicle in November of 2010. She studied at Lowood State High School and the University of Queensland.