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The Owner-Drivers (Contracts and Disputes) Act 2007 came into operation on 1 August 2008.

The Act applies to owner-drivers of freight vehicles (of more than 4.5 tonnes GVM) and people and companies that hire owner-drivers of freight vehicles.

For information about the Act, contact the Department of Transport / freight or email

If you have a complaint you believe would be covered by the Act or would like a suspected breach of the Act investigated contact Wageline on 1300 655 266.