January 2020

Published a story 27th Jan 2020 10:47 AM

About 180 trucks loaded with hay bales made its way into Armidale on Saturday afternoon after a long, slow drive along the highway.

Burrumbuttock Hay Runners, you've done it again

About 180 trucks loaded with hay bales made its way into Armidale on Saturday afternoon after a long, slow drive along the highway.

Published a story 24th Jan 2020 10:01 AM

ALMOST 180 trucks have hit the road as the 2020 Burrumbuttock Australia Day Hay Run this morning.

Our hay running heroes hit the road for 2020 Aus Day run

ALMOST 180 trucks have hit the road as the 2020 Burrumbuttock Australia Day Hay Run this morning.

Published a story 20th Jan 2020 3:19 PM

IT’S OFFICIAL – no longer will motorists not in heavy vehicles get away with parking in heavy vehicle parking spots with one state bringing down the hammer.

CRACK DOWN: Fines for cars parked in truck spots now reality

IT’S OFFICIAL – no longer will motorists not in heavy vehicles get away with parking in heavy vehicle parking spots with one state bringing down the hammer.

Published a story 20th Jan 2020 10:35 AM

Truckie Sharon Middleton describes the effects of the bushfires on the industry as 'paralysing'.

Operators face crippling losses after ‘paralysing’ fires

Truckie Sharon Middleton describes the effects of the bushfires on the industry as 'paralysing'.

Published a story 10th Jan 2020 11:28 AM

WHAT better way to start off the new year than with a list of the best snacks to eat while you're out on the road?

11 of the best snacks for truck drivers on the go

WHAT better way to start off the new year than with a list of the best snacks to eat while you're out on the road?

Published a story 10th Jan 2020 10:46 AM

TRUCK drivers in Western Australia are no longer cut off from South Australian routes with news that the Eyre Highway has been reopened in both directions.

WA bushfires: Eyre Highway has reopened

TRUCK drivers in Western Australia are no longer cut off from South Australian routes with news that the Eyre Highway has been reopened in both directions.

Published a story 10th Jan 2020 10:24 AM

A NEW South Wales mining company faces a $1.5 million fine over a truck crash that hospitalised one of its employees.

NSW mine faces $1.5 million fine over truck crash

A NEW South Wales mining company faces a $1.5 million fine over a truck crash that hospitalised one of its employees.

Published a story 10th Jan 2020 10:02 AM

A NEW South Wales mining company faces a $1.5 million fine over a truck crash that hospitalised one of its employees.

Maules Creek Mine faces $1.5 million fine over truck crash

A NEW South Wales mining company faces a $1.5 million fine over a truck crash that hospitalised one of its employees.

Published a story 7th Jan 2020 2:21 PM

WE PUT the call out yesterday to find our who our “Road Angels” are and we are blown away with how many of you are putting your hands up and doing what you can.

Generous truckies continue to help shattered communties

WE PUT the call out yesterday to find our who our “Road Angels” are and we are blown away with how many of you are putting your hands up and doing what you can.

Published a story 6th Jan 2020 1:58 PM

We don't know all of the people who are helping out, but here are just some of the amazing people who have stepped up.

7 ways truckies are helping help fire ravaged communities

We don't know all of the people who are helping out, but here are just some of the amazing people who have stepped up.

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Kate has been with APN for almost two years, starting as a cadet at The Chronicle in November of 2010. She studied at Lowood State High School and the University of Queensland.