Delegations project

Crane Access NSW

RMS online maps is currently experiencing some technical issues as it relates to NSW local council access for Special Purpose Vehicles. This issues does not affect state controlled roads – the RMS online maps are up to date for all state roads. To identify approved routes, please see the alternate information below in the crane access NSW section

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) coordinates a range of access applications from start to finish, liaising directly with industry and road managers to manage applications and issue permits. 

While the NHVR processes all Class 2 and Class 3 permit applications via the NHVR Portal, we are assisted by state and territory governments in processing some Class 1 permit applications made under the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL). The National Operational Strategy and Policy Advisory Group has endorsed the return of all access permit delegations and processing back to the NHVR.

Australian Capital Territory, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania have successfully completed the return of Class 1 and Class 3 heavy vehicle access permit processing to the NHVR. These application can now be completed in the NHVR Portal


Permits issued by the NHVR and State Authorities

Permits issued by the NHVR and state authorities

QLD NSW ACT, VIC, SA, TAS

Class 1 –

Class 2 & 3 – NHVR Portal

Class 1 – 

Class 2 & 3 – NHVR Portal

Class 1, 2 & 3 – NHVR Portal


New South Wales Class 1 Delegations

The NHVR and Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) in consultation with local councils commenced the planning for the return of heavy vehicle permit processing to the NHVR during 2018. As part of this project, Class 3 permits in New South Wales was successfully returned to the NHVR from Monday 17 December 2018.

The NHVR will be returning the Class 1 delegation in New South Wales in three (3) phases:

  1. Agricultural (AG) – 30th April 2019 
  2. Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV) – 31st July 2019
  3. Oversize Overmass (OSOM) – ongoing

Please refer to the top right side of this page for supporting documentation. 


Crane access in NSW

RMS online maps is currently experiencing some technical issues as it relates to NSW local council access for Special Purpose Vehicles.

This issues does not affect state controlled roads – the RMS online maps are up to date for all state roads.

To identify approved routes:

While the Roads and Maritime Services mapping website is being updated, see a list of approved council access points for information relating to NSW local council access.

Any questions relating to SPV access in NSW, operators can contact the SPV hotline on 07 3309 8889.

Process to follow

  • identify relevant council within list at the above link and the approved access type ie all roads or GML/CML B-double network.
  • identify the required SPV network from the below table.

Eligible SPV’s for access under the notices

Network

3 Axle All Terrain Mobile Cranes

SPV Level 3 Approved Routes

All other eligible vehicles (e.g. Pick and Carry Cranes, 2 & 3 -axle All Terrain Cranes and truck mounted SPVs up to 40 tonnes).

SPV Level 1 Approved Routes

Crane

Network

4 axle All Terrain Crane @ 43t

GWC @ 2450

SPV Level 3

4 axle All Terrain Crane @ 45.8t

GWC @ 2450

SPV Level 4

4 axle All Terrain Crane @ 48t

GCW @ 2450

SPV Level 4/12t per axle

5 axle All Terrain Crane @ 50t

GCW @ 2650mm.

SPV Level 4

5 axle All Terrain Crane @ 50t

GWC @ 2450mm.

SPV Level 4/12t per axle

5 axle All Terrain Crane @ 60t

GCW @ 2650mm

SPV Level 6

Look for connectivity from the approved networks on state and local government controlled roads through to desired destination.  If the access required is not approved then an access permit application will need to be submitted through the NHVR portal.

For assistance in making an online permit application through the NHVR portal call the NHVR call centre 1300 696 487

Any questions relating to SPV access in NSW, operators can contact the SPV hotline on 07 3309 8889.


Queensland Class 1 Delegations

The NHVR and the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) in consultation with local councils commenced the planning for the return of heavy vehicle permit processing to the NHVR during 2019. 

The NHVR will be returning the Class 1 delegation in Queensland in three (3) phases:

  1. Agricultural (AG) – 26th August  
  2. Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV) – ongoing
  3. Oversize Overmass (OSOM) – ongoing

Please refer to the top right side of this page for supporting documentation. 


NHVR Portal Access Permits Training

NHVR regularly coordinate training sessions to assist customers and road managers processing applications via the NHVR Portal. Upcoming training session dates and times will be published below: 

REGISTER TRAINING LOCATION DATE TIME (AEST)
Face-to-face
Register NHVR Portal Customer Essentials Training Townsville 9 Sep 2019 8-11am 
Register NHVR Portal Road Manager Essentials Training Townsville 9 Sep 2019 12-4pm 
Register NHVR Portal Customer Essentials Training Mackay 10 Sep 2019 8-11am
Register NHVR Portal Road Manager Essentials Training Mackay 10 Sep 2019 12-4pm
Register NHVR Portal Customer Essentials Training Rockhampton  12 Sep 2019 8-11am
Register NHVR Portal Customer Essentials Training Toowoomba 17 Sep 2019 8-11am
Register NHVR Portal Road Manager Essentials Training Toowoomba 17 Sep 2019 12-4pm
Register NHVR Portal Customer Essentials Training Brisbane 18 Sep 2019 8-11am
Register NHVR Portal Road Manager Essentials Training Brisbane 18 Sep 2019 12-4pm
Register NHVR Portal Customer Essentials Training Cairns 19 Sep 2019 8-11am
Register NHVR Portal Road Manager Essentials Training Cairns 19 Sep 2019 12-4pm
         
Online
Register NHVR Portal Customer Essentials Training Online 26 Sep 2019 8-11am
Register NHVR Portal Road Manager Essentials Training Online 26 Sep 2019 1-4pm
Register NHVR Portal Customer Essentials Training Online 31 Oct 2019 8-11am
Register NHVR Portal Road Manager Essentials Training Online 31 Oct 2019 1-4pm
Register NHVR Portal Customer Essentials Training Online 28 Nov 2019 8-11am
Register NHVR Portal Road Manager Essentials Training Online 28 Nov 2019 1-4pm

Previously recorded training videos

Customers

Road Managers


Further information

For more information on the NHVR Delegations Project, contact Annette Finch, Project Director at annette.finch@nhvr.gov.au or call 1300 MYNHVR (1300 696 487).