Consultation on proposed changes to the way heavy vehicle charges are set and invested

The Transport and Infrastructure Ministers have asked for public consultation on proposed changes to how heavy vehicle charges are set and invested. The proposed changes are detailed in the consultation paper DOCX: 6225 KB PDF: 4750 KB ReadSpeaker.

You can find out more about the proposed changes by watching the informational video:

Some pre-recorded presentations are also available, that supplement the consultation paper with more detailed explanation of different aspects of the proposed changes. In PowerPoint, select ‘Slide Show’ and then play from the beginning to hear the recorded narration.

If you would like to share your views on the proposed changes, you are invited to attend an online workshop session and/or make a written submission regarding issues raised in the consultation paper.

To register your interest in attending a workshop session, or to make a written submission, please email Please note that by making a submission, you agree to your submission and personal information being stored and used by the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications in accordance with this Privacy Notice.

Closing date for submissions: 11.59 pm AEDT on Wednesday 28 October 2020.

If you wish to make a formal written submission, please do so via email. All information (including name and address details) contained in submissions may be made available in public on the Infrastructure and Transport Ministers website unless you indicate that you would like all or part of your submission to be treated in confidence. Automatically generated confidentiality statements in emails do not suffice for this purpose. Respondents who would like part of their submission to remain in confidence should provide this information marked as such in a separate attachment.

Legal requirements, such as those imposed by the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Cth), may affect the confidentiality of your submission.