The Australian Pilot Vehicle Drivers Association (Inc)

The Australian Pilot Vehicle Drivers Association (Inc) is based in Perth but works toward the betterment of all road pilots that operate throughout Australia. Our Association representatives liaise directly with respective government authorities Australia wide when representing our members at all government levels. We are a strong proactive association representing the interests of pilots in general regardless of location.

Upon joining the A.P.V.D.A. an Association membership card, a Vehicle Membership Decal and “Giveway to Oversize” sticker will be issued.

Other advantages are:- Discounted insurance premiums for Public Liability Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance and Accident/Sickness Insurance. We have negotiated some of the best deals for A.P.V.D.A. Members through G.S.K Insurance. Check your coverage and see.

This Association continues to support all members by addressing issues that may arise on behalf of all Pilots with the relevant Authorities. Membership is available to all pilots throughout Australia. Transport Operators and affiliates are also welcome to join and enjoy the advantages offered by the A.P.V.D.A.

To enjoy these benefits and more, please complete the Membership form in the link below:

If you would like a pdf version, it is available from both our Facebook Page and here (click link below)

2023-24 Membership Application – PDF File

If you would like a word document version, it is available from both our Facebook Page and here (click link below) 

2023-24 Membership Application – Doc File

The Executive

Peter Roberts
0423 081 338


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Vice President:

vacant until AGM


Eric Vickers
0408 71 1356

The Committee

David Grime
0409 966 785

David Nicholls
0416 185 165

John Baluk
0407 213 482

Ivan Wilson
0418 941 694

Donna Barbaresco
0418 262 958
0498 262 948

State Representatives

Diana Randel
0407 270 256

New South Wales:
Jim Prentice
0438 381 005


Australian Capital Territory:

Representative Required

Darren Bell
0419 800 843

Northern Territory:

Representative Required

South Australia:
Peter Roberts
0423 081 338

South West WA:
Rod Stanbishop
0428 514 035

North West WA:

Representative Required

We are looking for State Representatives for the above unfilled positions. Please consider joining us.