WA Transport Magazine

WARTA publishes a number of articles in the WA Transport Magazine. Below you will find copies of some of the latest articles, along with other articles of interest. Should you require any additional information regarding any of the articles published by WARTA do not hesitate to contact our office on (08) 9355 3022 or email pr@warta.com.au.

For copies of the full publication and all other enquiries relating to the WA Transport Magazine please contact the publisher Karen-Maree Kaye on (08) 9296 4488 or email karen@angrychicken.com.au

  • 14/15 – Transport operators are high risk for Type 2 Diabetes

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    WATM | January/February 2015 Sadly, transport operators are in the high-risk category for Type 2 Diabetes. WA Transport Magazine asked Executive Director of Diabetes Research WA – Sherl Westlund to explain more about this disease and ways it can be avoided. Q: What is Diabetes? A: Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the pancreas is no longer able to make insulin, or when the body cannot make good use of the insulin it produces. Insulin i...

  • 14/15 – C&E IS NOW LAW

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    WATM | January/February 2015 By Mike Wood The day has arrived and C&E became Law on the 23rd December 2014 in Western Australia. Although it will be full law on that date things will need to be set up before implementation, the period is not long and is set for full implementation and application on 30th March 2015. From that dates offences under C&E will be fully prosecutable. At this point the question is, “So what grace period is there?...

  • 14/15 – Industry Award Winner John Lawrence


    WATM | January/February 2015 By Russell McKinnon Winner of the – 2013 Castrol Award for Technical Maintenance and Excellence in the Workshop Centurion workshop supervisor John Lawrence says professionalism is borne from a team effort and utilising the best equipment and systems. John supervises the truck and dolly workshops at Centurion’s massive Hazelmere complex and prefers to keep his head down and away from the limelight. That’s hard to do for C...

  • 12/14 – WA Transport Industry Gets Behind Diabetes Research

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    WATM | December 2015 By Russell McKinnon Diabetes Research WA was the big winner of the 2014 TWU Super Transport Industry Charity Golf Day staged at Joondalup Resort on October 14. More than $4500 raised on the day through registrations and the auction during the evening’s festivities. About 100 starters enjoyed the idyllic weather on The Dunes and The Lakes courses in sunny conditions. The winners of the golfing side were Dennis Bates of Matic Transport, C...


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    WATM | December 2014 By Mike Wood CERTIFICATE VERSUS KNOWLEDGE Recently in our Asian office, I had a meeting with a prominent manufacturer and we discussed Knowledge and Skills. I offered him an option to get all his staff and workers Certificates for what they do. I got a surprising response when he said, “I am not interested in Certificates.” I was taken aback and eventually responded, “But education has always been held in high regard in this part of...