Owner Driver Disputes

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Under the Owner Drivers and Forestry Contractors Act 2005, the Office of the Victorian Small Business Commissioner (VSBC) provides an independent dispute resolution service for owner drivers and hirer disputes in the transport industry.

Under this Victorian legislation, disputes between Contractors and Hirers must first be referred to the VSBC for attempted resolution before the matter can be referred to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

Owner driver disputes can relate to:
• Notice of termination
• Contractual disputes
• Alleged breaches of the Act

Victorian Small Business Commissioner

The Victorian Small Business Commissioner is your first port of call for independent guidance on business disputes. The Commissioners office provides quick, effective, neutral and low cost mediation services – so you can get on with the job of running your business. The Victorian Small Business Commissioners’ office also provides a number of valuable resources on commercial […]