Key web pages and entry points for the Department of Infrastructure and Transport
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.
The Australian Design Rules (ADRs) are national standards for vehicle safety, anti-theft and emissions. The standards apply to vehicles new, imported as new or second hand vehicles.
Through the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government, the Australian Government contributes to the prosperity of the economy and the wellbeing of all Australians by fostering a viable, competitive and safe aviation industry.
This page provides links to Aviation Programs undertaken by the Department for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government.
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.
Under the new Fuel Tax Act 2006, which applies from 1 July 2006, 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. The environmental criteria apply to diesel vehicles over 4.5 tonnes gross vehicle mass which are used in an on-road business activity.
Vehicle importing and certification requirements for those wanting to import vehicles into Australia.
Links to the Department's Portfolio Budget Statements 2013-14.
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.
This page provides links to Maritime Programs undertaken by the Department for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government. These programs are aimed at alleviating cost disadvantage associated with transportation of freight to Tasmania by sea
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).
Department for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government contributes to the development of informed road safety policies by collecting and disseminating national road crash statistics, producing research and public information materials, and providing evidence-based advice on a range of road safety issues.
Department for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government index page including links to information on road transport and vehicles legislation; road transport regulation and operation; vehicle safety standards, importing a motor vehicle, vehicle design rules and certification; transport for people with disabilities and vehicle emissions, noise and energy issues.
Index page to information and services provided by the Department for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government to the 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 .
Links to Vehicle Standards, Vehicle Recalls and Vehicle Safety Measures.
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.