Australia is highly dependent on the transport industry due to its size and remoteness. Providing transport options that are safe, efficient and cost effective and sustainable are major goals for this industry sector.  
Ai Group works actively with members and government bodies to ensure these goals are met. 

Through our legal services, Ai Group member have access to a much sought-after skillset which is experienced in navigating the nuances of specific instruments in the varying jurisdictions around the country, including issues such as the engagement of contract drivers. 

Our specialist lawyers hold positions on advisory councils and argue high-profile issues on a range of tribunals. 

We have a strong working relationship with industry bodies, such as Road Freight NSW and pull together like-minded companies in various working groups, such as the Couriers Group and Car-Carriers Group. 

Ai Group regularly holds briefings for members on transport issues as well as Workplace Relations policy meetings relevant to the industry. 

For more information contact Brent Ferguson on (02) 94665530 or email       

Brent Ferguson

Brent is Ai Group's Head of National Workplace Relations Policy, leading a team of workplace relations policy and advocacy professionals in representing Ai Group members in workplace relations policy matters. This includes representations to Government and Opposition parties, submissions to numerous inquiries, major cases in the FWC and Courts, and influencing the public debate. Brent is a solicitor with around 20 years’ experience. In his current roles as Director - Major Cases, Workplace Relations Advocacy & Policy and as a Legal Practitioner Director at Ai Group Workplace Lawyers, Brent has been involved in a wide range of workplace developments and reforms.

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The Workplace Advice Line is Ai Group’s national telephone advisory service for all your on the spot workplace related questions.

Call the Workplace Advice Line
1300 55 66 77 and press option 1
(Overseas: +61 3 9867 0100). Email:

Weekdays from 8.30am to 5.30pm
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