June 1, 2021

BIC National E-Bulletin 2021 May

National Update from the Bus Industry Confederation [May 2021 Edition] In this edition of the national bulletin, we provide a miniature overview of the federal budget including a snapshot for tourism. We also provide an update on our progress with the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport and take a look at recent government announcements relating to electric vehicles. The BIC team would like to extend commiserations to our mates in Victoria in the repetitive mist of yet another lock-down. For 6 million-plus Australians, this is a lock-down expected to dole out a heavy cost to the business economy –

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View from Canberra 2021 May

The BIC takes a look at why we do the things we do. Advocacy and having a strong presence in Canberra is important because it drives growth in our industry and keeps away bad regulation that will make it harder to run your business. Above all else we do what we do to make our industry stronger and bus businesses more viable in the future. The more money invested in public transport the more that people use it, and this generates more demand for your bus services and your bus products. We see this as the virtuous circle of policy

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