Air cargo must be security cleared before it can be loaded on an aircraft. The Regulated (RACA) and Accredited (AACA) Air Cargo Agent Schemes apply to businesses that security clear, handle or make arrangements for the transport of air cargo.
Tabs: RACA Scheme | AACA Scheme
National standards for vehicle safety, anti-theft and emissions. The standards apply to vehicles new, imported as new or second hand vehicles.
Responsible for the design and implementation of the Australian Government's infrastructure and regional development policies and programmes.
Tabs: Transport | Aviation | Rail | Maritime
Businesses wishing to seek a fuel tax credit for the use of diesel fuel in a heavy road vehicle must satisfy one of four environmental criteria to be eligible for the credit. Includes publication Guidelines for Environmental Criteria—Fuel Tax Credit for Heavy Diesel Vehicles.
Vehicle importing and certification requirements for those wanting to import vehicles into Australia.
Links to the Department's portfolio budget statements.
Index page to the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government annual reports. Reports are available in PDF format for easy download and printing.
The Australian Government assists local governments to manage their own futures, including providing essential services and developing effective planning initiatives.
Provides policy advice to the Government on sustainable development issues in, or affecting, northern Australia.
Index page containing the Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport annual reports. The regional development, local government and territories functions of the former Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport were transferred to the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development in September 2013.
Programs that foster the development of self-reliant communities and regions in partnership with communities, government and the private sector.
Programs that support road safety including administering vehicle safety standards for new vehicles; the National Black Spot Program and other road funding; the keys2drive and Seatbelts for Regional School Buses programs; producing national road safety statistics; and coordinating the National Road Safety Strategy 2011–2020.
Provides information and services that support continued improvement to road transport infrastructure. Includes road transport and vehicles legislation; vehicle safety standards; importing a motor vehicle, vehicle design rules and certification; transport for people with disabilities and vehicle emissions, noise and energy issues.
The Australian Government administers the Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Christmas Island, the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, the Coral Sea Islands, and the Jervis Bay Territory. The Department also manages the Government's interests in the Australian Capital Territory, the Northern Territory and Norfolk Island.
Provides information and links related to the land transport of dangerous goods in Australia.
The Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics publishes a wide range of transport statistics including aviation, freight, infrastucture, maritime, passenger, rail and road statistics statistics .
Provides links to vehicle standards, vehicle recalls and vehicle design rules.
Publications in the Vehicle Standards Bulletin (VSB) series provide information on the design, manufacture, sale, modification, maintenance, import and repair of road vehicles. The term 'road vehicles' includes both motor vehicles and trailers.