The Australian Government has introduced security measures that require air cargo to be security cleared before it can be loaded on an aircraft. These measures place specific requirements on businesses that security clear, handle or make arrangements for the transport of international and domestic air cargo.
National standards for vehicle safety, anti-theft and emissions. The standards apply to vehicles new, imported as new or second hand vehicles.
Provides information on Australian Government policies and programs relating to aviation. Covers Australian airports and the aviation industry, International and domestic aviation and air safety.
Offers links and information to aviation programs.
Aviation security is designed to safeguard Australia's civil aviation operations against 'acts of unlawful interference'. Both the Minister and the Department are responsible for the development and implementation of a national framework of consistent aviation security measures.
The Australian Logistics Council (ALC) is a partnership between Australian Governments and senior leaders in the logistics field including logistics users, suppliers, peak bodies and academics.
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 links to maritime programs that support an efficient, safe and environmentally friendly maritime transport system.
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.
Businesses that security clear, handle or make arrangements for the transport of international and domestic air cargo that has been security cleared must be a Regulated Air Cargo Agent (RACA).
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.
Index page to information and services provided by the Department's transport sector. These vary from planning to permits, allocation to aviation slots and includes the strategy and policy framework underpinning transport in Australia. Includes links to information on AusLink, transport safety and security, freight logistics and technology research and innovation.
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, general transport statistics, domestic and international maritime statistics, rail freight and road 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.