Appendices

Appendix J—Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government portfolio bodies

The Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government portfolio includes the bodies listed in Table J.1, in addition to the Department and the portfolio agencies described in Chapter 2.

Table J.1 Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government portfolio bodies

Type Name Website
Ministerial councils Australian Transport Council www.atcouncil.gov.au
Local Government and Planning Ministers' Council www.lgpmcouncil.gov.au
Regional Development Council www.rdcouncil.gov.au
Standing Committee on Regional Development  
Joint Commonwealth-state bodies National Marine Safety Committee www.nmsc.gov.au
International bodies Australian Motor Vehicle Certification Board  
Advisory bodies Area Consultative Committees/Regional Development Australia Committeesa www.rda.gov.au
Australian Bicycle Council www.austroads.com.au/abc/
Regional Women's Advisory Council www.infrastructure.gov.au/regional/councils/rwac/index.aspx
Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme Review Authority  
Technical Liaison Group  
Statutory authorities, statutory committees and royal commissions Australian Transport Safety Bureaub www.atsb.gov.au
Infrastructure Australia www.infrastructureaustralia.gov.au
International Air Services Commission www.iasc.gov.au
Marine Council  
Motor Vehicle Standards Review Panel  
Statutory office holders Administrator of Vehicle Standards  
Associate Administrators of Vehicle Standards  
Infrastructure Coordinator www.infrastructureaustralia.gov.au
Inspector of Transport Security  
Registrar of Liner Shipping  
Commonwealth authorities under the CAC Act Airservices Australia www.airservicesaustralia.com
Australian Maritime Safety Authority www.amsa.gov.au
Civil Aviation Safety Authority www.casa.gov.au
Statutory corporations that are not CAC Act bodies National Transport Commission www.ntc.gov.au
Commonwealth companies under the CAC Act (limited by shares) Australian Rail Track Corporation www.artc.com.au
Other companies (limited by guarantee) Australian Road Research Board (ARRB) Group Ltd www.arrb.org.au
Transport Certification Australia Ltd www.tca.gov.au
Incorporated associations Austroads Incorporated (New South Wales) www.austroads.com.au

CAC Act = Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997
a On 20 March 2008, the Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government announced that Area Consultative Committees would transition to become Regional Development Australia committees from 1 January 2009.
b The Australian Transport Safety Bureau was established as an independent statutory authority on 1 July 2009, following amendment of the Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003.

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