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Learn more about the VTA's 2015 program of events

Golf Day – Monday 16 November 2015

The much-acclaimed Commonwealth Golf Club in Melbourne’s sandbelt is the setting for the annual TWUSUPER Golf Day. So assemble your team and get ready for a day of friendly competition and camaraderie on the fairways with your industry colleagues and peers.


Places are limited so register early at or by calling the VTA on (03) 9646 8590.

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Curfews in the Inner West



Member Updates

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Media Releases & Publications




We invite you to become a part of Australia’s premier industry association. Full Membership is available to those who actually participate as owners of Freight & Logistics Businesses (Road, Rail, Sea or Air) and Associate Membership is offered to other interested parties (eg. Suppliers, Consultants, etc).

Victorian Transport Association membership is an investment not only in your business, but in the long term viability and success of the entire industry.

The VTA provides members with information and advice through:

  • Regular meetings
  • Email communication
  • Access to Member's only area of VTA website
  • Telephone contact and advice
  • Invitations to events
  • VTA magazine “Priority Report”

If you would like to join or find out more please call us on 03 9646 8590 or use a Membership Enquiry form.

Optus Smartphone Offer for VTA Members

VTA Members Optus Family & Friends Promotion

Optus has an exclusive mobile phone & iPad offer for valued VTA Members and their staff. This includes the new iPhone5 handsets.

There is a large range of plans, all with at least 2Gb of data!

Plan options include:

  • Plans with unlimited (standard) voice and video calls to any (standard) landline or mobile number within Australia
  • Plans with unlimited (standard) voice and video calls to other Optus GSM mobiles within Australia
  • Unlimited voicemail on all plans (standard)
  • Unlimited text messaging to other GSM mobiles within Australia on all plans (standard)
  • Your choice of the newest smartphone handsets for $0 upfront cost

Click HERE for more details on this offer, including the range of handsets & iPads available, and an online application.

Optus Open Network Coverage

Optus Open Network, the new name for the combined Optus mobile network, offers 4G, 3G Dual Band, 3G Single Band & 2G services.

With the addition of over 550 new sites in both city & country areas since January 2010, the Optus Open Network nows covers 97% of the Australian population.

To see more detailed coverage information click on the State required below, or click HERE to go to the Optus Open Network Coverage webpage.

VTA Logistics Cadetship

VTA Logistics Cadetship

The VTA Logistics Cadetship is an ideal succession plan for your business.  The Cadetship program helps companies to recruit (internal or external) young people aged 18-25 to work in your business whilst completing a Certificate IV in Logistics and a Diploma of Logistics. 

The Cadetship is a two year program, cadets attend eight, one week blocks of training each year, conducted at TAFE.  Training is completed by workplace assignments and assessments.  Cadets are rotated through different areas of the business and each cadet is assigned a workplace mentor.

Click here to view the VTA Logistics Cadetships Brochure.

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VTA Academy

VTA Academy

The VTA Academy is a collaboration between the Victorian Transport Association (VTA) and the Mint Group.

The VTA is renowned for its drive in influencing and responding to the challenges facing the industry. The Mint Group has a solid reputation in delivering integrated workforce solutions and accredited training in Australia and the Asia Pacific Region across multiple industry sectors.

Together, through the Academy, we promise to deliver a fresh approach in assisting companies to recruit, train, develop and retain their workforce.

Click HERE to view the short courses and certificate courses offered by the VTA Academy.



VTA Trans-Care
VTA Employee Assistance Program

The VTA Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a service for companies in the industry that don't have their own EAP support programs for their workers.
An EAP is confidential and is intended to help employees deal with personal and work problems that might adversely impact on their job performance, health and well-being. It also provides managers and supervisors with skills to identify and resolve workplace issues before they get out of control.
The program is facilitated by a qualified Corporate Health, Safety and Injury Management Specialist.
Download the VTA Trans-Care brochure to learn more about this exciting new program.
See the VTA Trans-Care program in the media or view the latest media release.
For more information on VTA Trans-Care, call Leni Carrion, Member Services Coordinator on  03 9646 8590 or email

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