August 2017

  • Aug8

    WA’s Strategic Fuel Risk and a Part Possible Solution

    By Cam Dumesny

    WARTA is extremely concerned at the strategic vulnerability to the state of its fuel reserves.  The WA road freight network carries the bulk of the distribution task to service the community and economy.  To do this, the road freight industry needs fuel. Fuel supply to WA is predominantly supplied through Kwinana. This is a combination of both processed crude and imported refinery stock

  • Aug7

    WA Regional Freight Networks Need Investment Focus

    By Cam Dumesny

    The WA Road Transport industry primarily uses our state’s road infrastructure consisting of over 180,000 km of roads less than 30% of which is sealed.   2.5% of Australia’s Population Generates over 40% of Exports The regional economy of WA generates over 40% of Australia’s export income.  The WA road transport industry not only supports these key drivers of the Australian

  • Aug4

    WA Submission to National Freight and Supply Chain Strategy

    By Cam Dumesny

    The Western Australian Road Transport Association (WARTA) welcomes the opportunity to provide a submission to the National Freight and Supply Chain Strategy. WARTA (est 1911) is the recognised peak industry association of the WA Road Transport Industry.  The WA road transport industry employs over 30,000 people and directly generates over $9 billion annually.  Importantly the industry c