Schedule of FIRS Heavy Vehicle Registration Charges

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Effective 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018

Road component

Road component—load carrying vehicles

The following table sets out the road component for load carrying vehicles.

Kind of load carrying vehicle2 axles3 axles4 axles5 or more axles
Truck (type 1) $412 $720 $720 $720
Truck (type 2) $720 $817 $817 $817
Short combination truck $720 $817 $1,695 $1,695
Medium combination truck $8,906 $8,906 $9,619 $9,619
Long combination truck $12,312 $12,312 $12,312 $12,312
Short combination prime mover $720 $4,108 $4,416 $4,416
Multi-combination prime mover $10,421 $10,421 $11,463 $11,463

Road component—trailers

The following table sets out the road component for trailers.

Kind of trailerSingle axle (amount per axle)Tandem axle group (amount per axle)Tri-axle group (amount per axle)Quad-axle group and above (amount per axle)
Pig trailer $612 $612 $612 $612
Dog trailer $612 $612 $612 $612
Semi trailer $612 $778 $553 $415
B-double lead trailer $612 $778 $553 $415
B-triple lead trailer $612 $778 $553 $415
B-triple middle trailer $612 $778 $553 $415
Converter dolly $0 $0 $0 $0
Low loader dolly $0 $0 $0 $0

Road component—buses

The following table sets out the road component for buses.

Kind of bus2 axles3 axles4 or more axles
Bus (type 1) $309 - -
Bus (type 2) $309 $2,260 $2,260
Articulated bus - $309 $309

Regulatory component

Regulatory component—load carrying vehicles

The following table sets out the regulatory component for load carrying vehicles.

Kind of load carrying vehicle2 axles3 axles4 axles5 or more axles
Truck (type 1) $199 $235 $250 $250
Truck (type 2) $260 $331 $353 $353
Short combination truck $291 $369 $353 $353
Medium combination truck $660 $660 $714 $714
Long combination truck $913 $913 $913 $913
Short combination prime mover $411 $411 $411 $411
Multi-combination prime mover $929 $929 $1,022 $1,022

Regulatory component—trailers

The following table sets out the regulatory component for trailers.

Kind of trailerSingle axle (amount per axle)Tandem axle group (amount per axle)Tri-axle group (amount per axle)Quad-axle group and above (amount per axle)
Pig trailer $55 $28 $18 $14
Dog trailer $55 $28 $18 $14
Semi trailer $55 $28 $18 $14
B-double lead trailer $55 $28 $18 $14
B-triple lead trailer $55 $28 $18 $14
B-triple middle trailer $55 $28 $18 $14
Converter dolly $55 $28 $18 $14
Low loader dolly $55 $28 $18 $14

Regulatory component—buses

The following table sets out the regulatory component for buses.

Kind of bus2 axles3 axles4 or more axles
Bus (type 1) $208 - -
Bus (type 2) $340 $422 $422
Articulated bus - $337 $337

See the Model Heavy Vehicle Charges Act for complete definitions of vehicle types. This includes:

  • Truck (type 1) means a rigid truck not exceeding a Mass Rating for Charging (MRC) of 12.0t (2 axles), 16.5t (3 axles) or 20t (4 or more axles)
  • Truck (type 2) means a rigid truck exceeding a MRC of 12.0t (2 axles), 16.5t (3 axles) or 20t (4 or more axles)
  • Short combination truck means a truck nominated to haul one trailer where, according to the nomination: (a) the combination has 6 axles or fewer; and (b) the maximum total mass that is legally allowable for the combination is 42.5 tonnes or less.

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Last Updated: 11 July, 2017