View from Canberra – July 2022

The 2022 federal election results are final and the 47th Parliament has been voted in by Australians. There is a diverse mix of seats in both the lower and upper houses. In this column we take a closer look at the politics and pollies likely to effect the bus industry in this term of government. The BIC will continue with a full advocacy program that will focus on ensuring a safe and sustainable transition to zero emission buses and addressing skills and workforce shortages. Other areas of focus include removing barriers to local manufacturing and innovation, minimising the negative impacts of the reforms to the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport on industry. Our industrial relations arm, APTIA will be working hard to ensure industrial relations changes work for Industry, our employers and employees.
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