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Published Date 11 Sep 2023

Heavy Vehicle National Law

Heavy Vehicle Stated Maps – Network Suspension and Amendment Notice 2023 (No.8)


1               Authorising provision

This Notice is made under:

a)      Section 175, immediately suspending or amending the routes listed in Schedule 1 of this Notice to prevent or minimize serious harm to public safety or significant damage to road infrastructure; and

b)      Section 173, cancelling or amending the routes listed in Schedule 1 of this Notice on the Regulators initiative.

2               Purpose

The purpose of this Notice is to amend stated networks for vehicles on the Regulators initiative.   

3               Commencement date

1)      Suspension or amendment of the routes in Schedule 1 under s1(1)(a) above commences immediately upon publication of this Notice; and

2)      Cancellation or amendment of the routes in Schedule 1 under s1(1)(b) above commences 28 days after publication of this Notice.


4               Title

This Notice may be cited as the Heavy Vehicle Stated Maps – Suspension and Amendment Notice 2023 (No.8)

5               Application

This Notice applies in all participating jurisdictions. 

6               Amendments

The specified networks in Column 2 of Schedule 1 to this Notice are amended as specified in Column 4 for the Road Manager’s reasons shown in Column 5.

7               Public notice of amendment

Any person affected by the purpose of the action they make written representation to the Regulator within 14 days of the publication of the notice about why the amendment should not be made.


Dated:  8 September 2023

Jose Arredondo

Manager Network Access Policy

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

Schedule 1: Table of Amended Routes

COLUMN 1 Authorising Provision



COLUMN 3 Locality


Changes to Route


Road Manager Reasons for Change

s173 and s175 HVNL

Victoria –

PBS Level 1 network

Cardinia Shire Council

Remove the following roads:

within Pakenham Centre / Major Peds Activity area.

·         John St btw Henry St and Drake Place

·         Drake Place btw John St and Main St.

·         Henry St btw John St and Slattery Place

·         Slattery Place btw Henry St and Station St. 

·         Treloar Lane btw John St and Cook Dr.

·         Cook Dr btw Henry St and Station St.

·         Station St btw Main St and Slattery Place.

·         Railway Ave btw Slattery Pl and Main St.

1. The streets listed above are within Pakenham town centre / major pedestrian activity area;

2. LXRP project for Pakenham Station is currently underway and will be completed in 2024;

3. The existing (three) roundabouts within Pakenham town centre cannot sufficiently accommodate heavy vehicle turning;

4. Amenity. 

Accordingly, these roads are required to be de-gazetted from PBS L1 network.

s173 and s175 HVNL

South Australia –

Class 1 - OSOM 59.5t Low loader

Department for Infrastructure and Transport - DIT

Restrictions are to be applied on the following a route:

3.0m width restriction (within CC Campbelltown and CC Burnside)

1) Right turn from St Bernard’s Road into Magill Road

2) Left turn from Penfold Road into Magill Road

4.6m Height restriction from Newton Rd/Gorge Rd intersection, Newton Rd, St Bernards Rd and Penfold Rd to Kensington/Penfold Road roundabout.

Restrictions are to be applied following a route survey by SA Power Networks and the DIT.

This decision was formed in consultation with SAPOL & SAPN as part of a trial outcome identifying the risk of bringing down powerlines and the geometric design of the road poses a significant risk to safety.