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Road Freight NSW

Road Freight NSW is the peak industry organisation in NSW representing trucking operators. Its members range from some of the nation’s largest transport companies, with many thousands of employees, through to small family businesses operating with less than 5 employees.

Road Freight NSW delivers a range of services and benefits to members including but not limited to: Lobbying of state and federal politicians on behalf of our members interests, engagement with RMS, NHVR, NTC and Transport for NSW over policy interests, Annual Conference with speakers, awards, dinners and networking.

Road Freight NSW CEO, Simon O’Hara

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Road Freight’s purpose to represent the interests of our members at all levels of the industry. We actively engage with all levels of government, senior public servants and bureaucrats to bring positive changes for our members.

We have a strong focus on improving the culture within the road freight industry, to showcase a better public image for our members, which in turn brings in more people to our industry, benefiting everyone.

Through our Board of operators and Policy Council, we look for practical outcomes for the issues that affect our members across all forms of freight, from general purpose, containers, dangerous goods, oversize and over-mass heavy vehicles.

About Us

Originating in 1893, Road Freight NSW (RFNSW) is the peak industry organisation for the road and freight industry in NSW and engages in advocacy, government and media relations on behalf of members.

Originally established in 1893 as the peak body representing freight employers.

Over hundreds of members, representing many operators in the freight industry in NSW.

Direct representation with state & federal government, bureaucrats and lobby groups.

Annual conference & awards day, bringing the industry together.

2024 Conference & Awards

Join us for a day of insightful discussions and invaluable networking opportunities as we delve into the pivotal transformations reshaping the road freight industry in NSW. Held at Dockside, Cockle Bay Wharf, our theme for this year is ‘Trucking at the crossroads of change’. With a focus on topics like the recent PBLIS amendments, new compliance measures and advancements in automation and cybersecurity, our conference offers a comprehensive exploration of the industry’s most pressing challenges and promising innovations. Engage with industry leaders, government stakeholders, bureaucrats, regulatory experts and fellow freight workers to gain invaluable insights and strategic perspectives on the industry.

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Road Freight NSW celebrates International Women’s Day 2024

Road Freight NSW recognises the extraordinary achievements of women in business, transport, social, economic, cultural, environmental and political spheres on International Women’s Day. Specifically, this #internationalwomensday, Road Freight NSW (RFNSW) acknowledges all of the amazing women working in the trucking, freight …

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A win for RFNSW members: PBLIS to stay in public hands

Peak body Road Freight NSW (RFNSW) has welcomed the release of the Final Report (‘Report’) into the Port Botany Landside Improvement Strategy (‘PBLIS’) – with a key recommendation that it remains in public hands. The decision was a ‘big win’ …

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Merry Christmas from Road Freight NSW

As we edge closer to the end of 2023, we wish you and your families a very Merry Christmas from all of us at RFNSW and thank our members for their support over a challenging year for the industry. We …

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