BIC National e-Bulletin – October 2022

BIC National Bulletin | January 2024

x       Welcome to 2024 As we embark on a brand-new year at the Bus Industry Confederation, it is becoming obvious that we are in for an even busier year than last year. The first week back from the festive season break saw us ramp our advocacy campaign ‘industry in crisis’… [continue reading >>] Editorial by Roz Chivers | Executive Director | Bus Industry Confederation         TECHNICAL     More ADR changes being proposed The Federal Government …

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BIC National Bulletin – August 2023

  Message from the Executive Director August seems to have been safety month for the BIC team. We worked hard to ensure that the Ministerial Roundtable on Bus Safety would be a success and all attendees from the bus and coach industry were comfortable representing our great industry at such a vital forum.  The BIC held a pre-Roundtable meeting with participants to walk them through the BIC’s newly developed Bus Safety Initiatives Paper. Feedback from the Ministerial Roundtable has been …

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BIC National Bulletin – July 2023

BIC e-Bulletin July 2023   Message from the Executive Director Bus and coach services are attracting a lot of attention with the extensive media coverage associated with the Greta crash. If you follow NSW news, you would also be aware of the NSW Bus Industry Taskforce appointed by the Minns Government to determine how to deliver more efficient and reliable services and make recommendations to the Government on how to address so called “bus operators’ performance issues”. Whilst public transport …

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BIC National e-Bulletin – June 2023

BIC National e-Bulletin – June 2023  Message from the Executive Director It has been a difficult few months for the bus industry as we deal with a series of tragic accidents that have impacted the lives of many, both within the industry and across the wider community. Our deepest condolences to the families, friends and loved ones of those who have been killed and those who have been injured in several crashes involving buses and coaches, particular the horrific Hunter …

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BIC National e-Bulletin – May 2023

BIC e-Bulletin May 2023   Message from the Executive Director Collaboration and constructive advocacy are core to the Bus Industry Confederation’s success in representing this wonderful industry.  This month our advocacy has paid off with the Australian Government announcing funding in the budget for a Transport and Infrastructure Net Zero Roadmap and Action Plan.  We have been advocating for this for the past couple of years and it is great that the relevant Ministers and bureaucrats have taken notice.  We …

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