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  • Local Government Update - October 2023

    Welcome to another edition of the NHVR’s Local Government Update.

    As you know, the Strategic Local Government Asset Assessment Project (SLGAAP) assists local government road managers to undertake heavy vehicle assessments of on-road assets, such as bridges and culverts. The project works collaboratively with engineering consultants and local government road managers to support better understanding of asset capability and improve heavy vehicle access...

  • On the Road - SLGAAP priority routes - get involved

    This month the NHVR launched its final ambassador, rugby league legend Sam Thaiday, for our We All Need Space road safety campaign to help us spread the word across the community around how to share the roads safely with trucks.

    In order for this campaign to be successful and to reach a wide range of demographics right across the country, the NHVR strategically identified key Australian icons and influencers who covered a vast cross section of age groups and...

  • Local Government Update - Special Edition September 2023

    I am pleased to bring you another special edition of the Local Government Update, following the launch of the NHVR’s local government road managers information hub. The new hub will contribute to our vision of delivering safe, efficient, and productive heavy vehicle movements, by offering a more streamlined experience for operators and local government alike.

    The hub provides a central location on our website, with links to all resources, relevant information, and...

  • Local Government Update - Special Edition July 2023

    Colleagues,

    I am pleased to bring you this special edition of the Local Government Update following yesterday’s first-ever Queensland Road Manager Forum held at the Brisbane offices and online. More than 80 participants, covering road managers across the state, participated in the forum, which provided a great opportunity to share open conversations and find out more about the ways the NHVR is investing in improving outcomes for local government and the heavy vehicle industry.

    We plan to...

  • Local Government Update - December 2022

    The SLGAAP connects with state and local governments

    With the easing of travel restrictions in the last few months, the Strategic Local Government Asset Assessment Project (SLGAAP) had several opportunities to meet with local government road managers.

    The NHVR’s SLGAAP provides Australian Government funded bridge and culvert engineering assessments to local governments, to understand bridge and culvert asset capability on local government-owned roads.

    In June, the SLGAAP team attended the...

  • On the Road - SLGAAP 2022 close out and 2023 priorities

    In recent months, the NHVR’s Strategic Local Government Asset Assessment Project (SLGAAP) met with key stakeholders to develop partnerships and improve project outcomes.

    The NHVR’s SLGAAP provides Australian Government funded bridge and culvert engineering assessments to local governments, to understand bridge and culvert asset capability on local government-owned roads.

    The SLGAAP team is working with jurisdictions and relevant local government associations to understand...

  • Local Government Update - February 2023

    The National Key Freight Routes Map was established in 2015 to provide a detailed picture of the road and rail routes connecting Australia’s nationally significant places for freight.

    The NHVR’s Strategic Local Government Asset Assessment Program (SLGAAP) needed a national map of heavy vehicle routes that were specifically local government-owned to support the project in identifying and prioritising engineering assessments for local government assets. This was the catalyst in the NHVR...

  • On the Road - 125 council bridges and culverts to receive funded heavy vehicle assessments

    One hundred and twenty five bridges and culverts in 33 different councils will receive funded engineering assessments as part of the NHVR’s Strategic Local Government Asset Assessment Project (SLGAAP), supported by the Australian Government.

    Through the SLGAAP, the NHVR connects engineering consultants with local government road managers to deliver funded bridge and culvert assessments and engineering reports.

    Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Senator Carol Brown said,...

  • Media Release - 125 council bridges and culverts to receive funded heavy vehicle assessments

    One hundred and twenty-five bridges and culverts in 33 different councils will receive funded engineering assessments as part of the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator’s (NHVR) Strategic Local Government Asset Assessment Project (SLGAAP), supported by the Australian Government.

    The bridges and culverts were selected based on whether the locations were on priority freight routes, and would deliver potential improved access for heavy vehicles.

    Through the SLGAAP, the NHVR connects engineering...

  • Media Release - 125 council bridges and culverts to receive funded heavy vehicle assessments

    One hundred and twenty-five bridges and culverts in 33 different councils will receive funded engineering assessments as part of the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator’s (NHVR) Strategic Local Government Asset Assessment Project (SLGAAP), supported by the Australian Government.

    The bridges and culverts were selected based on whether the locations were on priority freight routes, and would deliver potential improved access for heavy vehicles.

    Through the SLGAAP, the NHVR connects engineering...

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