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Another registered provider for RIM

22 October 2020

Transport Certification Australia has announced MTData as another registered provider for the Road Infrastructure Management (RIM) application. A new application of the National Telematics Framework, RIM enables the collection of…

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TCA type-approves Right Weigh OBM system

12 October 2020

Transport Certification Australia has today announced that Right Weigh has obtained type-approval of an on-board mass (OBM) system. Right Weigh is a supplier of OBM systems for the transport industry.…

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TCA releases new specification for telematics devices

19 March 2020

Transport Certification Australia today released a new specification for telematics devices. The new Telematics Device Functional and Technical Specification responds to the rapid pace of technological developments, the growing use…

First provider certified for Hill Descent Monitoring application

23 October 2019

Transport Certification Australia is pleased to announce BlackBox Control as the first new certified service provider of Hill Descent Monitoring (HDM), a new application of the National Telematics Framework. As a monitoring application,…

New Telematics Applications Take Flight

12 August 2019

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) has released details of how road managers and regulators are using new applications of the National Telematics Framework to drive productivity and safety reforms, while reducing costs. At…

Airtec Obtains OBM System Type-Approval

30 April 2019

Transport Certification Australia today announced the type-approval of an Airtec Corporation Pty Ltd On-Board Mass (OBM) system. Airtec Corporation is a leader in digital tyre inflation and mass management systems…

New Executive General Manager for TCA

15 April 2019

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Stuart Ballingall as its new Executive General Manager (EGM), effective 6 May 2019. Mr Ballingall has over 20 years’…

E-Max Obtains OBM System Type-Approval

8 April 2019

Transport Certification Australia today announced the type-approval of an E-Max Australia On-Board Mass (OBM) system. E-Max has been servicing the auto electrical industry and heavy transport industry for two decades…

Pinpoint Communications is now Netstar

4 April 2019

Transport Certification Australia has today announced that certified service provider Pinpoint Communications has changed its name to Netstar Australia Pty Ltd. Australian-based Pinpoint Communications was acquired by Netstar two years…

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TCA introduces new safety application for hill descents

18 December 2018

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) today released a new safety application through the National Telematics Framework to manage hill descents. The new Hill Descent Monitoring (HDM) application monitors heavy vehicle speed…

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Stephen Golding stands down as chairperson of TCA

23 November 2018

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) has announced that Stephen Golding AM RFD is standing down as Chairperson of TCA at its forthcoming December Board meeting. After a long and distinguished career,…

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TCA release Annual Report for 2017-18

22 November 2018

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) has released its Annual Report for 2017-18. The Report marks the culmination of a highly productive and influential year for TCA, detailing work on a range…

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Chris Koniditsiotis announces retirement from TCA

13 November 2018

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) has announced that Chris Koniditsiotis is retiring from the position of Chief Executive Officer. Well-known across the transport and technology sectors, Chris Koniditsiotis has led TCA…

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Improvements to the IAP get the go-ahead

9 November 2018

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) today confirmed that improvements will be made to the Intelligent Access Program (IAP). The IAP is an application of the National Telematics Framework, which provides a…

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National Telematics Framework – TCA launches explanatory videos

8 October 2018

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) today released four videos on the National Telematics Framework. The National Telematics Framework is a government-endorsed, digital business platform for telematics and related intelligent technologies, which…

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TCA type-approval granted to Tramanco OBM system

23 August 2018

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) today announced the type-approval of a Tramanco On-Board Mass (OBM) System. The Chief Executive Officer of TCA, Chris Koniditsiotis, said "Tramanco Pty Ltd is to be…

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TCA releases Statement of Corporate Intent for 2018-19

4 July 2018

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) has released its Statement of Corporate Intent for 2018-19 which presents TCA's key areas of focus and work program for the financial year. The Chief Executive…

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TCA working on interoperability of fatigue monitoring devices

31 May 2018

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) has announced that it is leading work to facilitate the interoperability of fatigue monitoring devices and telematics In-Vehicle Units (IVUs). Fatigue monitoring devices, which broadly include…

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Flexible mass monitoring with On-Board Mass (OBM) systems

26 March 2018

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) today advised that type-approved OBM Systems will soon be available through the National Telematics Framework. Often referred to as electronic weigh scales, OBM Systems are widely…

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TCA releases updated Telematics IVU specification

24 January 2018

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) today released an update to the Telematics In-Vehicle Unit (IVU) Functional and Technical Specification. TCA Chief Executive Officer, Chris Koniditsiotis, said “The updated Specification reflects changes…

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Certified Telematics Apps Drive Productivity Reforms

17 November 2017

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) has highlighted the availability of an updated Australian bridge standard which leads the way for enhanced access to drive productivity. The Australian Standard for bridge assessment…

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Acquisition of TCA certified service provider by Telstra

7 November 2017

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) today released information about the acquisition of a certified service provider. MTData and its wholly-owned subsidiary Transport Compliance Services (TCS) – which has been certified by…

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TCA releases 2016-2017 Annual Report

27 October 2017

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) has released its Annual Report for the 2016-17 financial year. The Annual Report highlights how TCA worked across government portfolios and industry sectors to navigate the…

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Open technology market for On-Board Mass Systems

11 October 2017

Transport Certification Australia (TCA), the national government body responsible for providing assurance in the use of telematics and related intelligent technologies, today announced it has received five applications for type-approval…

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TCA Weigh-In-Motion (WIM) and On-Board Mass (OBM)

15 September 2017

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) hosted the Weigh-In-Motion (WIM) Forum this week in Brisbane. TCA Chief Executive Officer and President of the International Society for Weigh-In-Motion (ISWIM), Chris Koniditsiotis said, “The…

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Intelligent Access Program (IAP) passes major milestone

21 June 2017

Transport Certification Australia (TCA), the national government body responsible for providing assurance in the use of telematics and related intelligent technologies, today reported that there are now over 4,000 individual…

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Transport operators gain improved access in Greater Sydney

7 June 2016

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) today acknowledged the recent announcement by the NSW Government to establish the Safety, Productivity & Environment Construction Transport Scheme (SPECTS). SPECTS introduces major productivity gains for…

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Important information for Transtech Driven IAP customers

2 March 2016

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) today released important information for Transtech Driven customers regarding transition arrangements to ensure the continuity of Intelligent Access Program (IAP) Services. “The certification of Navman Wireless…

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TCA commences work on EWD implementation

23 November 2015

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) today announced it has now commenced work on the implementation of Electronic Work Diaries (EWD) with the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR). TCA Chief Executive Officer,…

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Industry framework attracts interest from around the globe

8 August 2015

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) today announced the seven shortlisted vendors selected to progress with demonstrations under the new Victorian industry framework for trialling road freight Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) and…

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TSC releases new specification for fare devices in taxis

6 July 2015

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) today acknowledged the release of a new Functional and Technical Specification for Fare Devices by the Taxi Services Commission (TSC) of Victoria. Fare devices will become…

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TCA provides update on freight innovation trials

20 May 2015

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) takes this opportunity to provide an update on the Industry Framework for Trialling Road Freight Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) and Associated Technologies, after submissions closed in…

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TCA releases Telematics Data Dictionary

11 December 2014

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) today announced, in response to a request from Australian Transport Ministers, that it has released a Telematics Data Dictionary that establishes a common set of definitions…

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NSW adopts the use of OBM systems linked to the IAP

8 December 2014

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) today acknowledged that On-Board Mass (OBM) systems linked to the Intelligent Access Program (IAP) are now a requirement for specific vehicle combinations and loads in New…

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TCA welcomes improved HML access on New England Highway

8 July 2014

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) today acknowledged the availability of uninterrupted Higher Mass Limits (HML) access – through the Intelligent Access Program (IAP) – on the New England Highway in New…

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TCA to develop Telematics Data Dictionary

4 June 2014

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) today announced it has taken a lead role in the development of a Telematics Data Dictionary, to establish a common set of definitions for the use…

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Intelligent Access Program (IAP) pilot commences in Sweden

17 April 2014

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) and Trafikverket (Swedish Transport Administration) announced at this week’s inaugural meeting of the new OECD Workshop for High Capacity Vehicles in Paris that the Operational Pilot…

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TCA releases Electronic Work Diary (Draft) Specification

23 October 2013

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) today acknowledged the release of the Final Report Operational Pilot of Electronic Work Diaries (EWDs) and Speed Monitoring Systems, following the announcement by Transport for New…

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TCA expands IAP to include On-Board Mass Units (OBMU)

30 August 2013

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) today announced it will expand the Intelligent Access Program (IAP) to incorporate the use of type-approved On-Board Mass Units (OBMUs) – to be known as IAP…

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TCA presenting at NeTC Industry Forum 2013

16 May 2013

Transport Certification Australia (TCA) today announced its Chief Executive Officer, Chris Koniditsiotis, will be presenting at the 2013 National Electronic Tolling Committee (NeTC) Industry Forum, which is being held at…

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TCA – Providing clarity in speed measurement

13 March 2013

TCA today announced the release of Intelligent Speed Management (ISM) at the Australian Logistics Council (ALC) Forum in Melbourne, providing the transport and logistics sectors with a way to accurately…