Shipping reforms set for July 1 introduction
After passing through Parliament on Monday, the Federal Government’s Coastal Shipping Package will receive royal assent on June 22, and will become operational from July 1.
Parliament House. Photo - Shutterstock
The package of bills, which has been welcomed by union leaders and the government, has received some criticism and ambivalence from some industry members, including shipowners and line operators.
Royal assent is the final stage of turning a bill into a...
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