Air cargo must be security cleared before it can be loaded on an aircraft. The Regulated (RACA) and Accredited (AACA) Air Cargo Agent Schemes apply to businesses that security clear, handle or make arrangements for the transport of 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 programs and services to support Australia's road, rail, maritime and aviation transport systems.
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.
Provides vehicle importing and certification requirements for those wanting to import vehicles into Australia.
Annual reports of the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development and of the former Department of Infrastructure and Transport and the former Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport.
Links to the Department's portfolio budget statements.
The Australian Government assists local governments to manage their own futures, including providing essential services and developing effective planning initiatives.
Provides policy advice to the Government on sustainable development issues in, or affecting, northern Australia.
Provides information on Australian Government programmes and grants to assist regions to realise their potential and manage their own futures.
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.
Provides a wide range of transport statistics including aviation, freight, infrastructure, maritime, passenger, rail and road statistics.
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.
Provides information and links related to the land transport of dangerous goods in Australia.
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.