What the NTRTA can do for you


The NT Road Transport Association (NTRTA) is directly affiliated with the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) and provides professional representation and advice directly to our members, whilst more broadly representing the interests of road transport operators in the Northern Territory.

The NTRTA also has alliances with the Civil Contractors Federation of the NT (CCFNT) and the Extractive Minerals Association of the NT. The NTRTA directly represents individual operators and companies including:

Local Transport Operators Tanker and Fuel Operators Long Distance Operators Tipper / Quarry Haulage
Heavy/Over-dimensional Haulage Car Carriers Remote Operators Livestock
Owner Operators Freight Forwarders Refrigerated Transport General Freight Operators


Through the Executive Committee the NTRTA is represented on a broad range of external boards, committees and forums such as the NT Work Health & Safety Advisory Council, Transport & Storage subcommittee, Road Transport Committee Working Group, the Black Spot funding committee, Level Crossing Safety committee, Transport & Logistics Workforce Advisory Group as well as the Industry Advisory Group.   The NTRTA is committed to actively communicating with, and lobbying, all levels of government providing input towards legislation and regulations, which impact upon industry operators and their customers. The government and local councils consult NTRTA on road transport issues such as route and access, permits, road funding priorities and maintenance.

NTRTA keeps you up to date on a wide range of issues including:

Road Transport Legislation Workplace Health & Safety Road Safety Legislation Workforce Skills Development
NTC Legislative Reform Leadership Training Government Taxes and Charges Professional Development
Local Government Regulations Dangerous Goods    


Members can access factual and up-to-date information on all relevant issues affecting the road transport industry.

Safety NHVR
NHVAS Political Lobby
Workforce Development Regulatory Obligations


“Two-way communication between all members and the committee gives us the best opportunity to be truly representative of the Trucking Industry in the NT” – John Roil, President 


Types of Membership

The NTRTA membership is aligned with the financial year from 01 July to 30 June. Membership fees are reviewed and paid annually. The Executive Committee consists of the President, Vice President, Treasurer and up to 5 full members to manage the affairs of the Association.  An Executive Officer and Industry Liaison Officer are engaged to deliver the strategic goals of the Association.

We have different membership for you

$100 plus GST / Year
  • For owner-drivers
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$525 plus GST / Year
  • $52.50 per heavy vehicle
  • Up to a maximum amount of $1443.75 for fleet owners
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$525 plus GST / Year
  • Comprised of suppliers or service providers of the industry and have no voting rights
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