CANEGROWERS members work under a range of gazetted notices and permits to move their oversize and mass agricultural vehicles on and over public roads in the cane growing regions of Queensland.
CANEGROWERS ensures this access is maintained as state and federal governments review legislation and regulations – lobbying for improved access and against any moves which may limit farming activity and viability with no benefit to public safety.
The CANEGROWERS Position Statement on Transport is available for download.
CANEGROWERS has developed a range of resources and guides for members needing to move their farm vehicles and equipment on public roads.
Road access for large agricultural vehicles and equipment:
With the transfer of permitting responsibilities to the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator, CANEGROWERS has worked hard to clarify and maintain road access for growers. CANEGROWERS has developed a series of guides summarise the National Class 1 Agricultural Vehicle and Combination Mass and Dimension Exemption Notice Operator’s Guide updated in November 2020.
Click here to find a handy checklist and decision-making tool along with district maps of critical and major roads.