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Annual Report 2007-08

Welcome to the online versions of the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government's 2007-08 Annual Report. This report is available in HTML format fot web browsing and PDF format PDF format for easy download and printing.

The PDF version has been created from the electronic files used to print the report as tabled in Parliament on 30 October 2008. The HTML version (with Financial Statements in PDF format) incorporates, where applicable, corrections identified since tabling.

HTML Version

Acknowledgements and copyright
Letter of transmittal
Guide to this report

Chapter 1

Year in Review

Secretary reports
Business division significant activities 2007-08
Management and accountability significant activities 2007-08
Case Study 1.1: Green Vehicle Guide

Chapter 2

About Us

Our Minister and Parliamentary Secretary
About the portfolio
About the department
Our governance arrangements

Chapter 3

Infrastructure Outputs and Programs

Infrastructure overview
Output 1.1.1: Infrastructure investment, policy and programs
Output 1.1.2: Infrastructure investment coordination
Case Study 3.1: Pakenham bypass
Case Study 3.2: Infrastructure Australia

Chapter 4

Transport Outputs and Programs

Transport overview
Output 2.1.1: Transport safety investigations
Output 2.2.1: Transport security policy, programs and regulation
Output 2.3.1: Surface transport policy, programs and regulation
Output 2.3.2: Road safety and vehicle policy, programs and regulation
Output 2.3.3: Aviation and airports policy, programs and regulation
Contributions to international organisations (consolidated summary)
Case Study 4.1: Pasha Bulker grounding, Newcastle, 8 June 2007
Case Study 4.2: APEC Air Cargo Security Workshop Bangkok, Thailand 24-26 June 2008
Case Study 4.3: Motorcycle and Scooter Safety Summit: The Road Ahead
Case Study 4.4: APEC Aviation Emissions Taskforce

Chapter 5

Regional development and local government Outputs and Programs

Regional development and local government overview
Output 3.1.1: Regional development policy and programs
Output 3.2.1: Local government policy and programs
Case Study 5.1: Working with four Indigenous communities in the East Kimberley, WA
Case Study 5.2: Remote Air Services Subsidy Scheme

Chapter 6

Management and accountability

Case Study 6.1: Improving accountability within the Department
Case Study 6.2: Improving IT services


APPENDIX A: Report under the Access and Equity strategy

APPENDIX B: Activities of the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics

Case Study B.1: Third Regional Perspectives conference, 'Understanding Sustainable Regions'

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 programs

APPENDIX H: Additional human resource statistics

APPENDIX I: Airport performance data

APPENDIX J: Infrastructure, transport, regional development and local government portfolio bodies

APPENDIX K: Performance indicators modified or new since the 2007-08 Portfolio Budget Statements

APPENDIX L: Current and previous outcome and output structures

APPENDIX M: Resourcing by outcome and output-current and previous outcome structures

Financial Statements

Financial Statements (available in PDF format only) [PDFPDF: 12343 KB] [ReadSpeaker]

Index and Key Terms

Compliance index
List of case studies, figures and tables
Acronyms and abbreviations

PDF Version

Annual Report 2007-08 [PDFPDF: 19674 KB] [ReadSpeaker]

Annual Report component downloads

Preliminaries [PDFPDF: 502 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
Year in Review [PDFPDF: 788 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
About Us [PDFPDF: 746 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
Infrastructure Outputs and Programs [PDFPDF: 1859 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
Transport Outputs and Programs [PDFPDF: 3444 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
Regional Development and Local Government Outputs and Programs [PDFPDF: 1514 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
Management and Accountability [PDFPDF: 2114 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
Appendices [PDFPDF: 1782 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
Index and Key Terms [PDFPDF: 741 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
List of Consultancies[PDFPDF: 60 KB] [ReadSpeaker] (Note: this document is a supplement to the printed report)


Corrections to tabled 2007-08 Annual Report