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Annual Report 2006-07

Welcome to the online versions of the Department of Transport and Regional Services' 2006-07 Annual Report. This report is available in PDF format for easy download and printing and in HTML format for web browsing.

Please note that the PDF version is identical to the printed version of the report that was tabled in Parliament on 31 October 2007. The HTML version incorporates corrections identified since tabling.

Acknowledgements and copyright
Letter of transmittal
Guide to this report

Chapter 1

Year in Review

Secretary reports
Business Division significant activities 2006-07
Management and Accountability significant activities 2006-07
Case Study A1: APEC 2007 Transport Ministers Working Group
Case Study A2: Green leasing
Case Study A3: DOTARS LEADS—implementing a leadership development strategy

Chapter 2

About Us

Our Ministers and Parliamentary Secretary
About the portfolio
About the Department
Meet our Executive Team
Our Governance Arrangements

Chapter 3

Transport Outputs and Programmes

Transport overview
Output 1.1.1: Investigation
Output 1.1.2: Safety
Output 1.2.1: Transport Security
Output 1.3.1: AusLink
Output 1.4.1: Maritime and land transport
Output 1.4.2: Aviation and airports
Contributions to international organisations
Case Study C1: Final report on Lockhart River aviation accident
Case Study C2: Transport injury rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Case Study C3: Maritime Security Identification Card scheme
Case Study C4: Liquids, aerosols and gels (LAGs) measures
Case Study C5: Bridge leads to a brighter future for rail freight
Case Study C6: Corridor strategies look to the future
Case Study C7: Performance-based standards allow for heavy vehicle innovation
Case Study C8: New airport pricing regime

Chapter 4

Regional Outputs and Programmes

Regional services overview
Output 2.1.1: Regional services
Output 2.2.1: Services to territories
Output 2.2.2: Local government
Output 2.2.3: Natural disaster relief
Case Study D1: OzBerries project
Case Study D2: Twentieth anniversary edition of the Australian Government Regional Information Directory
Case Study D3: Sunshine Coast Helicopter Rescue Service new hangar
Case Study D4: Bird Week on Christmas Island
Case Study D5: Trail blazing beats bushfire in Bunbury

Chapter 5

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 respecting of each other
Case Study E1: Indigenous Professional Development Network tours Adelaide industries


APPENDIX A: Report under the Accessible Government Services For All Strategy

APPENDIX B: Activities of Bureau of Transport and Regional Economics

Case Study G1: Regional research

APPENDIX C: Departmental procurement practices and outcomes

APPENDIX D: Report under the Commonwealth Disability Strategy

APPENDIX E: Report on ecologically sustainable development

APPENDIX F: Report under the FOI Act

APPENDIX G: List of discretionary grants programmes

APPENDIX H: Additional human resource statistics

APPENDIX I: Airport performance data

APPENDIX J: Transport and regional services portfolio bodies

APPENDIX K: Performance indicators modified since the PBS

Index and Key Terms

Index of compliance with JCPAA requirements
List of case studies, figures and tables
Glossary of terms
Acronyms and abbreviations
Corrections to the 2005-06 Annual Report

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Annual Report 2006-07 [PDFPDF: 11636 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
Preliminaries [PDFPDF: 700 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
Year In Review [PDFPDF: 1100 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
About Us [PDFPDF: 987 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
Transport Outputs and Programmes [PDFPDF: 2366 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
Regional Outputs and Programmes [PDFPDF: 3313 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
Management and Accountability [PDFPDF: 1606 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
Appendices [PDFPDF: 1189 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
Financial Statements [PDFPDF: 2632 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
Index and Key Terms [PDFPDF: 1176 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
List of Consultancies [PDFPDF: 82 KB] [ReadSpeaker] Please note, this document is a supplement to the printed report
Corrections [PDFPDF: 15 KB] [ReadSpeaker]