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Regional Public Transport in Australia: Economic Regulation and Assistance Measures

  • Year: 2003
  • Author: Kierce, Sharyn; Mogg, Andrew; Winternitz, Judith
  • Journal Name: Working Papers
  • Journal Number: 54
  • Publisher: Bureau of Transport and Regional Economics (BTRE)
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 1877081256
  • Country: Australia

Regional public transport plays an important role in meeting the needs of Australians living in regional and remote areas for access to essential services and for mobility. This paper provides information on Commonwealth, State and Territory government regulatory arrangements and assistance measures relating to regional public transport in 2001–02.

A companion paper, Regional public transport in Australia: Long-distance services, trends and projections (Working Paper 51), provides information on long-distance regional public transport services in Australia, and includes a snapshot of all such services across Australia in 2000–01 and the level of demand and characteristics of regional passenger travel.

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