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Austroads is the association of Australasian road transport and traffic agencies. Austroads’ purpose is to improve Australian and New Zealand transport outcomes by: providing expert technical input to national road and transport policy development  improving the practices and capability of road agencies promoting operational consistency by road agencies. Austroads members are collectively responsible for…
Austroads is governed by a board, comprising the chief executive, or their nominee, from each member organisation. The board meets at least three times each year and has responsibility for providing clear policy and strategic direction. It also monitors the performance of Austroads against strategic objectives and approves the annual…
The Austroads Board meets three times a year. A Communiqué, which provides an overview of significant items discussed, is published after each meeting. Download Meeting Communiqués April 2016 October 2015 June 2015 March 2015 November 2014 June 2014 October 2013 July 2013 March 2013 November 2012 June 2012  March 2012  
In December 2015 Austroads released it's Strategic Plan 2016-2020. The plan will come into full effect on 1 July 2016, when this page will be revised. Read about the release here. Austroads direction is outlined in its Strategic Plan 2012-2016. The Plan establishes the basis for Austroads participation in the current…
Each year Austroads produces an annual report which details its work program, operations and financial management. 2014-15 was a year of significant time of change for Austroads with the appointment of a new Chair and Chief Executive. This is the penultimate year for the delivery of the Austroads Strategic Plan 2012-16…
Austroads uses a program management approach to deliver its strategic plan. Programs undertake a range of projects focused on an operational area of the road system and address the eight strategic priorities of Austroads. The six programs are: Assets Program  Freight Program Network Program Registration and Licensing Program Safety Program…
Each Austroads Program coordinates a research work program that addresses the priorities identified in the strategic plan.  The 2015-16 work program encompasses 143 research projects: 13 Assets Program projects 16 Freight Program projects 31 Network Program projects 15 Registration and Licensing Program projects 29 Safety Program projects 39 Technology Program…
Austroads publishes a range of Guides which cover the design, construction, maintenance and operation of the road network in Australia and New Zealand. All road agencies across Australasia have adopted the Austroads Guides. The Guides document agreed methods and processes, and provide information about new technologies and procedures related to…
Local government is a member of Austroads through the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA). In addition there is an agreement between Austroads, the ALGA and the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australia (IPWEA). The agreement recognises that local roads comprise around 85% of the Australian road network and are important for social and economic development…
Austroads’ most important relationships are with its member organisations. However, Austroads also works closely with other organisations in the road industry and specifically with the Transport and Infrastructure Senior Officials' Committee, ARRB Group, the National Transport Commission and the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional and Economics. Transport and Infrastructure Senior…
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