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Annual Report 2003-04

Welcome to the Department of Transport and Regional Services' annual report for 2003-04.

This online version of the report reflects information in the printed version of the annual report, as tabled in the Australian Parliament on 7 December 2004.

To browse the report, simply click on any link below. At the bottom of the page you will find links to download pages for portable document format (PDF) files for printing or for viewing offline.

Preliminaries

Letter of Transmittal
Acknowledgements
List of case studies, figures and tables

Introduction and overviews

Year in review
Introduction from the Secretary
Transport and regional infrastructure
Regional services
Transport security and safety
Management reforms
Financial performance
Environmental performance
Social performance
Summary of progress on our priorities for 2003-04
Outlook for 2004-05 and beyond
Major influences shaping transport and regional services
Our priorities for 2004-05
About us
About the portfolio
About the department
About this report

Report on performance

Chapter 4 : Transport outputs and programs
Our Role
Our contribution
Output 1.1: Transport policy advice
Output 1.2: Transport regulation and standards
Output 1.3: Transport safety investigations
Output 1.4: Transport programmes
Output 1.5: Transport research and data
Regional outputs and programs
Our Role
Our contribution
Regional development policy advice
Regional development programmes
Services to territories
Services to local government
Natural disaster mitigation and relief
Research and data
Report on management and accountability
We are Results Oriented
We are Honest, Professional and Accountable
We are Client and Stakeholder Focused
We Are Committed To Improving Our Skills
We are Diverse, Trusting and Respectful of Each Other

Appendices

Report on the Commonwealth Access and Equity Strategy
Policy Adviser
Regulator
Purchaser
Provider
Employer
BTRE research and contribution to the National Research Priorities
Contracting practices and outcomes
Purchasing Practices
Competitive Tendering and Contracting
Consultancies
Market Research and Advertising
Report under the Commonwealth Disability Strategy
Policy Adviser
Regulator
Purchaser
Provider
Employer
Report on ecologically sustainable development
How our activities accord with ESD principles
How we administer legislation in accordance with ESD principles
How our outcomes contribute to ESD
How our activities affect the environment and how we minimise harm
How we review and increase the effectiveness of environmental measures
Report on Freedom of Information
How to lodge a freedom of information request
What records we hold
Functions and decision-making powers
Arangements for outside participation
List of discretionary grants
Additional human resource (HR) statistics
Corrections and amendments
Consultancy Services

Other

Index of compliance with JCPAA requirements
Index and Key Terms

Financial statements - available in pdf format only (See downloads below)

List of consultancies - supplement to printed report, available in pdf format only (See downloads below)

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Annual Report 2003-04
Preliminaries
Year in review
Outlook for 2004-05 and beyond
About us
Transport outputs and programs
Regional outputs and programs
Report on management and accountability
Appendices
Financial statements
Index of compliance with JCPAA requirements
Index and Key Terms
List of consultancies

© Commonwealth of Australia 2004
ISSN 1443-3389
ISBN 0-9757147-1-6
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