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Successful EDL applicants

Business owner

A business proprietor with a chequered history required a driver’s licence to carry on his business, provide quotes and attend clients’ premises from Joondalup to Mandurah.

A “very well prepared and comprehensive application” (Department of Transport representative) helped him to receive an EDL allowing him to drive for work between Monday to Saturday inclusive within a 100km radius of the Perth CBD.

Mobile pool and spa serviceman

A self-employed pool and spa serviceman required a driver’s licence to carry on his business and attend clients’ houses throughout the Perth metropolitan.

With our representation he received an EDL allowing him to drive to work between 6am and 6:30pm Monday to Saturday within a 40km radius of the Perth CBD.

Mine site worker

A mine site worker required a driver’s licence for insurance purposes to drive heavy vehicles on a mine site (even though it was not a public road).

With our representation he received an EDL allowing him to drive in the course of his employment 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Application on medical grounds

A man required a driver’s licence to take his wife to receive medical treatment, attend doctor’s appointments and collect medications.

With our representation he received an EDL allowing him to drive 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to take his wife to and from any medical appointment, and for the purpose of obtaining medical assistance and treatment for her.

Truck driver

A self-employed truck driver required a driver’s licence to obtain an income and support his young family.

With our representation he received an EDL allowing him to drive for work purposes 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, anywhere within Western Australia.

Diesel mechanic / mine site worker

A diesel mechanic required a driver’s licence to take up a job offer from a mining company for a fly-in fly-out position.

With our representation he received an EDL allowing him to drive 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the course of his employment with that mining company.

Mine site worker (multiple sites)

A drill and diesel fitter, employed on a northern mine site on a fly-in fly-out basis, required a driver’s licence to continue in that employment. His role included driving between several mine sites in that area, for which he would have to travel over public roads. He was often based in a residence in nearby town sites.

With our representation he received an EDL allowing him to drive between any place of residence and place of employment, and in the course of his employment within 700km of the Kalgoorlie GPO.

Jobseeker (store person)

A storeman and forklift driver, recently laid off, required a driver’s licence to get to and from prospective employers’ warehouses in the early hours of the morning. This was complicated by a lack of steady employment, which meant he was seeking casual work through a labour-hire firm for a variety of employers. An original application was rejected by the Courts due to lack of employer.

With our representation he received an EDL to drive between his home and any place of employment, and in the course of his employment, Monday to Saturday, within a 90km radius of the Perth GPO.

Real estate projects manager

A projects manager required a licence to take up a job opportunity with a property development firm. This required him to drive anywhere within Perth during any day of the week.

With our representation he received an EDL allowing him to drive within 130km radius of the Perth GPO between 8am and 6pm, Monday to Saturday.

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