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A Strategic Transport Network for South East Australia

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Ralf Kastan, Kastan Consulting
  • Publisher: South East Australian Transport Strategy Inc.
  • Published Location: Malua Bay, NSW

This paper defines the region's existing transport network, identifies reas where additional infrastructure is needed, and provides a strategic context for these projects.  This would boost the region's economic competitiveness, stimulate investment, improve employment prospects and greatly enhance its 'liveability'.  Report Location ....

ABS NSW State and Regional Indicators

  • Year: Various
  • Author: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: NSW

Includes data over various years on work, environment, education and training, housing, economic activity, crime and justice, health, family and community. Report Location ....

ABS Transport Statistics

  • Year: Various
  • Author: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: All

Includes data over various years on agriculture transport, aviation, construction of infastructure, employment by industry, freight, financing, rail, and shipping. Report Location ....

Analysis of Public-Private Partnerships in Transportation Infrastructure Investment and Managementt

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Zhang, Zitao Arthur
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: Northwestern University
  • Published Location: United States -- Illinois
  • ISBN: 9781124862828
  • Country: United States

Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in the infrastructure sector are agreements where private parties willingly agree to share responsibility with government agencies for (a subset of the following activities:) investment, finance, design, construction, renovation, maintenance, management, or operation of transportation facilities, e.g., ....

Australian Transport Statistics Yearbook

  • Year: Various
  • Author: Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: All

Australian Transport Statistics provides a short summary of a diverse range of transport statistics. Topics include employment, GDP, infrastructure expenditure, passenger and freight movements, trade, motor vehicles, fatalities and estimated greenhouse gas emissions attributed to the transport industry. Information is provided for the road, rail, ....

Bruce Highway Action Plan

  • Year: 2013
  • Publisher: Queensland Government Department of Transport and Main Roads

The Bruce Highway Action Plan sets out a detailed program of works which will improve the safety, flood immunity and capacity of the Bruce Highway, over the next 10 years. Proposed projects include: $5.2 billion worth of safety improvements, including wide centre line and shoulder seals, audible edge lines, more overtaking lanes, safety bar ....

Challenges for rural and remote road safety

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Sheehan, M
  • Journal Name: Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety
  • Journal Number: Volume 23 Issue 4 (Dec 2012)
  • Publisher: Australasian College of Road Safety
  • Published Location: Mawson, A.C.T.
  • ISBN: 1832-9497
  • Country: Australia

The growing national and international awareness of the increased representation of serious injuries and fatalities in rural and remote areas is the focus of this paper. Australia was one of the earliest countries to try to address this issue with a targeted national action plan in 1996. This was an important document but the most recent national ....

Commuting Patterns of Sunshine Coast Residents and the Impact of Education

  • Year: 2007
  • Author: Trendle, Bernard; Siu, Jennifer
  • Journal Name: Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, The
  • Journal Number: Vol. 13, No. 2
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

This paper provides an analysis of commuting patterns on the Sunshine Coast and from the Sunshine Coast to other Local Government Areas in south east Queensland. This is done for persons of different levels of education. Human capital theory suggests that commuting patterns may vary by level of education and this is explicitly test ....

Connecting the Hunter: A regional approach to infrastructure

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: RDA Hunter
  • Publisher: RDA Hunter
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

Connecting the Hunter is the first in a series of short papers aimed at establishing a regional approach to Hunter growth strategies. It does not provide details or analysis of infrastructure proposals. Instead, it recognises that infrastructure – water, energy, communications and transport – has a complex relationship with ec ....

Conversation report: regional network development plan

  • Year: 2016
  • Author: Government of Victoria
  • Country: Australia

The Regional Network Development Plan will be the first ever long-term and state-wide strategy for public transport in regional Victoria. What we've learnt through this process is that many regions are facing similar challenges when it comes to public transport services and investment. A state-wide strategy that sets out the guiding principles a ....

Cross Border Heavy Vehicle Freight Study: Final Report

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Mende Gorgievski, Rachel Leonard, Ainsley Nigro
  • Publisher: GHD
  • Published Location: Wollongong NSW

The motivation for this study stems from a longstanding concern among some SEATS councils. The concern was that physical road infrastructure deficiencies and inconsistencies in heavy vehicle regulatory operating arrangements have and continue to represent constraints to more efficient and effective cross border heavy vehicle travel. This imposes ....

Deliberation in the wilderness: the far north Queensland citizen's jury

  • Year: 2005
  • Author: Niemeyer S; Blamey R
  • Publisher: Land and Water Resources Research and Development Corporation
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 1920860517
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

The Far North Queensland Citizen\'s Jury (FNQCJ) attempted to replicate the ideals of deliberative democracy in considering future management options for the Bloomfield Track, a controversial road between Cape Tribulation Qld and the Bloomfield River Qld. The FNQCJ consisted of 12 randomly selected citizens from the region who visited t ....

Developing tools to support complex infrastructure decision-making

  • Year: 2012
  • Author: Baker, Douglas; Muhammad Nateque Mahmood
  • Journal Name: Smart and Sustainable Built Environment
  • Journal Number: Vol.1, No.1
  • Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing, Limited
  • Published Location: Bingley, United Kingdom
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

Purpose - The rapidly changing role of capital city airports has placed demands on surrounding infrastructure. The need for infrastructure management and coordination is increasing as airports and cities grow and share common infrastructure frameworks. The purpose of this paper is to document the changing context in Australia, where the ....

Do older rural drivers self-regulate their driving?: The effects of increased driving importance and limited transportation

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: JP Thompson, MRJ Baldock, JL Matthias, LN Wundersitz
  • Journal Name: Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety
  • Journal Number: Vol. 24 No. 1
  • Publisher: Australasian College of Road Safety
  • Published Location: Mawson, A.C.T.
  • ISBN: 1832-9497
  • Country: Australia

This study examined whether older rural drivers are restricted in the ability to self-regulate their driving by the importance they attribute to driving and reduced access to alternative transportation. A sample of 170 drivers (aged >/= 75) from rural and urban areas of South Australia completed a questionnaire on driving importance, alternati ....

Evaluating Logistics Chain Technology-Australian Farmgate to Port

  • Year: 2005
  • Author: Access Economics, Maunsell Australia
  • Publisher: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation
  • Published Location: Barton, ACT
  • ISBN: 174151097X
  • Country: Australia

Evaluates the use of technology in the land-based export supply chain, to ensure it maximises Australia's global competitiveness - technology in the transport and distribution of agricultural produce is relatively low in the logistics chain, but provides an opportunity for improved productivity with improved communication infrastructure. - mark ....

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