Livestock transporters aim for best practice

Sally Gall
Updated December 15 2016 - 11:23am, first published December 14 2016 - 5:00pm
Long load: Having the road infrastructure to enable longer trailer combinations to transport stock further is a dream of livestock transporters. Picture: Lucy Ziesemer.
Long load: Having the road infrastructure to enable longer trailer combinations to transport stock further is a dream of livestock transporters. Picture: Lucy Ziesemer.

Although there has been a barrage of new technology applied to the trucks moving livestock around the country – ABS braking, stability controls and air suspension are some – the Australian Livestock and Rural Transporters Association executive director Matthew Munro believes that old is sometimes the best in the bush.

Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications. Get in touch at 0427 575 955 if you've got a story idea for me.

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