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AGAM Guide to Asset Management

Austroads’ Guide to Asset Management (GAM) provides guidance to road agencies on the application of contemporary ‘whole of organisation’ asset management practice to road networks.  This third edition of the GAM is based on the overarching asset management principles o...



AGAM01-18 Guide to Asset Management – Overview Part 1: Introduction

Part 1 of the Guide to Asset Management (GAM) introduces the Guide and describes the influences, drivers and key concepts which senior management and those with governance responsibilities need to understand if they are to effectively manage their asset. The GAM provides gu...



AGAM02-18 Guide to Asset Management – Overview Part 2: Managing Asset Management

Part 2 of the Guide to Asset Management (GAM) describes the ‘management of asset management’, an important topic for senior managers, leaders and influencers of organisational culture. Governance of asset management should be a joint responsibility of senior management and t...



AGAM03-18 Guide to Asset Management – Processes Part 3: Scope of Asset Management

Part 3 of the Guide to Asset Management (GAM) provides an overview of the asset management process, linking business processes and enablers to decision-making. It serves as an introduction for the more detailed sections that follow.  The GAM provides guidance to road agenci...



AGAM04-18 Guide to Asset Management – Processes Part 4: Customer Needs, Expectations and Levels of Service

Part 4 of the Guide to Asset Management (GAM) provides guidance to asset management planners responsible for managing consultation processes with customers, including industry stakeholders, road users and the community. The GAM  provides guidance to road agencies on the applicat...



AGAM05-18 Guide to Asset Management – Processes Part 5: Strategic Approach to Managing Road Networks

Part 5 of the Guide to Asset Management (GAM) provides information for asset managers responsible for the management and performance of the road infrastructure to help them to deliver an acceptable, affordable and sustainable level of service (LoS) appropriate for road users and the communit...



AGAM06-18 Guide to Asset Management – Processes Part 6: Defining and Understanding Asset Requirements

Part 6 of the Guide to Asset Management (GAM) supports the efficient collection, storage, analysis and reporting of pavement and other road-related infrastructure data. This will promote best practice asset management, including identifying critical assets and business risks. This secti...



AGAM07-18 Guide to Asset Management – Processes Part 7: Program Development and Implementation

Part 7 of the  Guide to Asset Management (GAM) addresses the integration of the asset management process into the development and delivery of programs for maintenance and improvement works on the road network and the use of specific management systems for pavements, structures and other...



AGAM08-18 Guide to Asset Management – Processes Part 8: Financial Management

Part 8 of the Guide to Asset Management (GAM) aims to assist practitioners in the financial management in the specific areas of asset valuation and auditing. It focusses on the regular reporting and accounting for assets, as well as guidance on addressing financial sustainability, compiling a fin...



AGAM09-18 Guide to Asset Management – Processes Part 9: Asset Management Information System and Data

Part 9 of the Guide to Asset Management (GAM) aims to guide asset managers into an informed selection and implementation of an appropriate asset management information system (AMIS) for their organisation. This guidance includes clearly defining all dimensions of what is required from a...



AGAM10-18 Guide to Asset Management – Processes Part 10: Implementation and Improvement

Part 10 of the Guide to Asset Management (GAM) expands on content introduced in Part 2: Managing Asset Management. It discusses five key areas that ensure the successful implementation of asset management across the organisation: defining roles and responsibilities; developing asset manageme...



AGAM11-18 Guide to Asset Management – Technical Information Part 11: Techniques to Reduce Social and Environmental Impacts

Part 11 of the Guide to Asset Management (GAM) addresses sustainable maintenance techniques used in Australia and New Zealand. Significant environmental, social and economic benefits can be achieved by using alternative road materials in maintenance activities. The assessment of how various ...



AGAM12-18 Guide to Asset Management – Technical Information Part 12: Pavements

Part 12 of the Guide to Asset Management (GAM) provides consistent and efficient processes for the management, storage, analysis and reporting of pavement related data. The key aspects of pavement asset management to achieve optimal life-cycle performance are also addressed. The GAM provi...



AGAM13-18 Guide to Asset Management – Technical Information Part 13: Structures

Part 13 of the Guide to Asset Management (GAM) provides guidance on establishing and maintaining structures asset inventories, and monitoring asset structure performance. It discusses the need for road agencies to measure asset structure performance against objectives and is primarily concer...



AGAM14-18 Guide to Asset Management – Technical Information Part 14: Other Assets

Part 14 of the Guide to Asset Management (GAM) addresses road-related assets which are integral to the performance of the road system but which exclude major structures, road pavements and supporting subgrades/foundations. These assets include operating hardware and software for traffic mana...



AGAM15-18 Guide to Asset Management – Technical Information Part 15: Technical Supplements

The technical supplements presented in Part 15 of the Guide to Asset Management (GAM) cover the knowledge and condition assessment of pavements, structures and other assets. The GAM provides guidance to road agencies on the application of contemporary ‘whole of organisation&rsq...



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