Tasmanian Transport Council began as an organisation under the name Tas Trucks in 1974. To provide a voice for the Owner Operators within the Trucking Industry.
Meeting of representatives of Tasmanian Transport organizations in the Council Chambers , Campbelltown, Tasmania, at 10.00 am on Saturday , 7th February 1976 .
Chairman : Mr .H. .J. Cassell - ( Secretary ) welcomed and introduced Organization Representatives,
Bus Proprietors’ Association of Tasmania
Tasmanian Livestock Carriers’ Association, Tasmanian School Bus Association Tasmanian Taxi & Hire Car Association , Tasmanian Timber and Log Hauliers’ Association, Tasmanian Farmers’ Federation Tasmanian Road Transport Association
Launceston Transport Operators’ Association , The Huon Timber Association .
It was unanimously resolved that a body, representative of all road transport organizations in Tasmania, be formed .
Meeting closed at 12.35.pm.
The objectives of the organisation are:
Combine the strength of all transport operator organisations in Tasmania so that the Tasmanian Transport Industry can offer a united front and speak with a single voice on any and all matters affecting transport in Tasmania
Provide a forum for the Tasmanian Transport Industry to discuss problems and matters of common interest and concern and promote ideas for the benefit of the industry.
Liaise with key Government transport agencies, both Tasmanian and National, to ensure the best interest of TTC members and the Tasmanian Transport Industry as a whole are achieved
Act in the best interests of the Transport Industry in Tasmania to create desirable safety, business, and economic, legal, environmental and social outcomes
Promote the Transport Industry so that potential professional and well-trained persons will have access to long-term career opportunities in Tasmania.