National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

Transitioned notices covering the operation of heavy vehicle access have been replaced and national and state notices made under the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) have been updated. A list of expired notices and their replacement is available on the NHVR website.

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) administers the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL).

The HVNL and associated regulations operate in South Australia, Victoria, Queensland, New South Wales, the Australia Capital Territory and Tasmania, providing industry with one heavy vehicle national rule-book.

Services delivered by the NHVR

The NHVR does not administer:

Permit application process for trips within South Australia

All permit applications for heavy vehicles are processed by the NHVR. To apply for a permit visit the NHVR Portal.

Concessional mass limits

Under the HVNL, operators do not require an exemption in the form of a gazette notice to operate at concessional mass limits. Schedule 2 of the Heavy Vehicle (Mass, Dimension and Loading) National Regulation incorporates all conditions and requirements previously provided under the South Australian gazette notice.

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    Contact National Heavy Vehicle Regulator



    Phone - 1300 MYNHVR (1300 696 487)
    Fax - (07) 3309 8777


    PO Box 492
    Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

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