This audit was conducted to see if the Department of Transport, and the Major Transport Infrastructure Authority, had effectively addressed recommendations made in an earlier (2017) audit report.
The Australian Government asked the Productivity Commission to assess the economic impact of reforms to transport regulation agreed to by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) in 2008-09. Those reforms relate to heavy vehicle safety and productivity, rail safety and maritime safety. This report outlines...
This paper discusses a major Smart Cities project, the output of which is an interactive digital platform which tests optimal public transport patronage and employment creation potential of various railway station development options.
NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell claims single-decker trains can carry more passengers per hour overall than double-decker trains because people can move on and off more quickly.
Victorian Premier Denis Napthine claims his Government has "improved train punctuality".
NSW Premier Mike Baird claims Labor did not deliver a single railway line when in government.
Fact Check: Did Infrastructure Australia say Queensland's Cross River Rail project is not needed until 2036?
The Leader of One Nation in Queensland, Steve Dickson, says Infrastructure Australia has said the Cross River Rail project is "not needed" until 2036.
This report shows that while a bullet train may be a captivating idea, it’s not realistic for Australia. Our population is small and spread over vast distances; the countries most like us – Canada and the United States – don’t have bullet trains either.