Appendix J—Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government Portfolio Bodies

The Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government portfolio included the bodies listed in Table J.1.

Table J.1 Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government portfolio bodies
Type Name Website
Ministerial councilsAlice SpringsArcherfield Australian Transport Counci
Local Government and Planning Ministers' Council
Regional Development Council
Joint Commonwealth- state bodies Australian Council of Local Government
Australian Motor Vehicle Certification Board n/a
National Marine Safety Committee
National Road Safety Council
Standing Committee on Regional Development n/a
Standing Committee on Transport n/a
Advisory bodies Australian Bicycle Council
Regional Development Committees
Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme Review Authority n/a
Technical Liaison Group n/a
Statutory authorities, statutory committees and royal commissions Infrastructure Australia
International Air Services Commission
Marine Council n/a
Motor Vehicle Standards Review Panel n/a
Statutory office holders Administrator of Vehicle Standards n/a
Associate Administrators of Vehicle Standards n/a
Infrastructure Coordinator
Inspector of Transport Security
Registrar of Liner Shipping
Prescribed agencies under the FMA Act Australian Transport Safety Bureaua
Commonwealth authorities under the CAC Act Airservices Australia
Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Civil Aviation Safety Authority
Statutory corporations not under the CAC Act National Transport Commission
Commonwealth companies under the CAC Act (limited by shares) Australian Rail Track Corporation
Other companies (limited by guarantee) Australian Road Research Board (ARRB) Group Ltd
Transport Certification Australia Ltd

CAC Act = Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997, FMA Act = Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997, n/a = not available online

aThe Australian Transport Safety Bureau was established as an independent statutory authority on 1 July 2009, following amendment of the Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003.

bOn 22 October 2009 the legal structure of Austroads changed from an incorporated association to a company limited by guarantee under the Commonwealth Corporations Act 2001.

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