Associated Websites

List of websites hosted by the Department:

Australasian Transport Research Forum

The Australasian Transport Research Forum (ATRF) is the principal transport research conference in Australia and New Zealand. It brings together transport researchers, policymakers, advisors and practitioners from a range of disciplines to share and build upon the latest research and thinking.

Australian Transport Assessment and Planning

The Australian Transport Assessment and Planning (ATAP) Guidelines outline best practice for transport planning and assessment in Australia. They have replaced the previous National Guidelines for Transport System Management (NGTSM).

Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics

The Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) operates within the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development to provide economic analysis, research and statistics for the Government and the community, improving the understanding of the economic factors influencing the transport sector and regional Australia.

Green Vehicle Guide

The Green Vehicle Guide (GVG) provides information about the environmental performance of new light vehicles (up to 3.5 tonnes gross vehicle mass) sold in Australia since mid-2004.

Infrastructure Australia

Infrastructure Australia is an independent statutory body with a mandate to prioritise and progress nationally significant infrastructure.

Infrastructure Investment Program

The Infrastructure Investment Programme is the Australian Government's policy for improved planning and accelerated development of Australia's land transport infrastructure. It will revolutionise the planning and funding of Australia's national roads, railways and inter-modal terminals by taking a long-term, strategic approach to future needs.

International Air Services Commission

The Commission was established under the International Air Services Commission Act 1992. The object of the legislation is to enhance international air services by fostering: greater economic efficiency in the airline industry, and increased competition between Australian carriers; increased responsiveness by airlines to the needs of consumers, including an increased range of choices and benefits; Australian tourism and trade; and the maintenance of Australian carriers capable of competing effectively with airlines of foreign countries.

Joint Agency Coordination Centre

The JACC is the coordination point for whole-of-Australian Government information, messaging and stakeholder engagement, including keeping the families of those onboard and the general public informed of the progress of the search for MH370.

Kingston and Arthur's Vale Historic Area (KAVHA)

The Kingston and Arthur's Vale Historic Area (KAVHA) is a World Heritage site located on Norfolk Island. One of Australia's most interesting and important heritage sites, KAVHA is a living showcase of Polynesian, convict and Pitcairn Islander history.

National Infrastructure Construction Schedule

The National Infrastructure Construction Schedule (NICS) establishes the first-ever national government infrastructure project pipeline. Its implementation is a collaborative effort between the Commonwealth, state and territory governments and local government.

Regional Development Australia

Regional Development Australia (RDA) is an Australian Government initiative that brings together all levels of government to enhance the development of Australia's regions. A national network of RDA committees has been established to achieve this objective.

Registered Automotive Workshop Scheme

This web site enables members of the general public to search for Registered Automotive Workshops (RAWs) actively participating in the Registered Automotive Workshop Scheme (RAWS) and for vehicles that have been fitted with a “used import plate”. RAWS legislation requires us to make this information available to the general public.

Road Safety

The National Road Safety Strategy 2011–2020 represents the commitment of federal, state and territory governments to an agreed set of national goals, objectives and action priorities; setting out a path for action to reduce fatal and serious injury crashes on Australian roads.

Road Vehicle Certification System

RVCS allows vehicle manufacturers to electronically certify that the vehicles that they supply to the Australian market meet prescribed safety standards specified in the Australian Design Rules (ADRs).

Sydney Airport Community Forum

The Federal Government established the Sydney Airport Community Forum (SACF) in July 1996 as part of its commitment to addressing the noise impacts from Sydney Airport in consultation with affected residents. SACF is the main forum for consultation on the Sydney Airport Long Term Operating Plan. The Forum includes representatives from the Community, Local Councils, Industry, and State and Federal Parliaments.

Transport and Infrastructure Council

The Transport and Infrastructure Council (the Council) brings together Commonwealth, State, Territory and New Zealand Ministers with responsibility for transport and infrastructure issues, as well as the Australian Local Government Association.


A website that consolidates travel security information for domestic and international air travellers in one easy-to-find place.

Truck Buyers Guide

The Truck Buyers Guide website is aimed at business owners who require a small-medium sized truck, but do not have a detailed knowledge of truck specifications and performance. It provides as step by step guide for truck buyers to help them make a well informed choice that suits their business needs while minimising fuel consumption.

Western Sydney Airport

The Australian Government has announced that Badgerys Creek will be the site for a Western Sydney airport. This demonstrates the Government's commitment to the Western Sydney region, where a new airport would be a major catalyst for investment and jobs growth. An airport in Western Sydney would also bring benefits to the Australian economy more broadly.