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Latest Publications

Investigating the Potential Benefits of Enhanced End to End Supply Chain Visibility

This report examines the benefits of using end-to-end supply chain visibility technologies and considers issues relating to leadership and practical adoption of the technology. The project was undertaken with the Australian Logistics Council (ALC) Supply Chain Standards Working Group and GS1 A...



Developing Braking Standards for Heavy Vehicles to Brake Effectively and Safely on Steep Declines

This report proposes a new rule for inclusion in the Performance Based Standards scheme, adding a requirement for applicant vehicles to meet a minimum level of auxiliary braking performance. The purpose of the new rule is to ensure that PBS vehicles can maintain a safe speed on long, steep descen...



Registration, Licensing and CTP Insurance Issues Associated with Automated Vehicles

This report considers the potential impacts on vehicle registration, driver licensing and compulsory third party (CTP) insurance arrangements that might arise from the introduction of automated vehicles (AVs) in Australia and New Zealand. The key vehicle registration issues identified revolve ...



Austroads Bridge Conference 2017: Full program now available

Melbourne,  3-6 April 2017 The ABC2017 organising committee invites you to participate in this important conference. The Austroads Bridge Conference is the premier bridge conference in Australia and provides a great opportunity for local and international specialists in the field ...



The Forrest Review: Driver Licensing and Barriers to Indigenous Economic Participation

The Forrest Review recommends that all Australian State and Territory Governments “introduce a consistent approach to issuing ‘provisional’ locked licences for people who are unable to drive due to unpaid fines or other traffic infringements, so that they can get and keep a job ...



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