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BIC National E-Bulletin 2021 August

National Update from the Bus Industry Confederation [August 2021 Edition] The BIC is loathed to do it! We know so many of us bussies were hanging on to the last chance for a face-to-face for industry at the national conference in Brisbane this year. The BIC has made the (wise) decision to postpone to 2022. Details outlined below. In other news, the BAN submits our thoughts to the NTC on their proposed pricing methodology for heavy vehicle charging for 2022-2023. We also visit the importance of keeping the bus fleet well maintained and to OEM specifications. This bulletin also provides a

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BIC National E-Bulletin 2021 July

National Update from the Bus Industry Confederation [July 2021 Edition] As 10,000-plus athletes gather in Tokyo to represent their countries on the world stage, sadly at the opening of the Olympics, more than half of Australia’s population was in lock-down. As the home of the BIC secretariat is located in the protected inland island of Canberra, there is little to no ripple effect to ‘normal life’ here (we still have a peak hour!). The BIC team extends our well-wishes to all Aussies doing it tough out there. As covid is dominating so much of industry, it does feature strongly in

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BIC National E-Bulletin 2021 June

National Update from the Bus Industry Confederation [June 2021 Edition] In this edition of the national bulletin, as BIC ticks-over to a new membership year, we gratefully acknowledge the ongoing supportof our members and invite all in the bus & coach industry to come face to face at the BIC National Conference in November.We also provide an update on recent submissions from the BIC and also from ACCI’s Chamber of Tourism. Mark your diaries andget organised for the next 6 months of what we hope will be unrestricted covid travel for all Australians. The next big eventis the Australasia Bus

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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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