Public transport fares
Public transport pricing: research paper
This report finds that public transport costs were outpacing fare revenue for most jurisdictions in Australia, even before the funding crisis precipitated by the COVID‑19 pandemic. It warns against setting free or lower fares to increase patronage.
Options paper: incentivising tradeswork and shiftwork post COVID-19
This report examines the experience of the trades and shift-work segments of the workforce during COVID-19, and outlines a policy agenda that will provide support for these professions so that they remain an attractive career in future.
Disclosure of myki travel information
This report on the investigation into the release of myki data demonstrates that deficiencies in data governance and risk management can undermine the protection of privacy, even where the project is well-intentioned.
Maximum fares for rural and regional bus services - from 5 March 2018: final report
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) has conducted a major review of fares for public bus services provided by private bus operators in rural and regional NSW. We have determined the maximum fares to apply for the determination period – 5 March 2018 to...
Maximum fares for rural and regional bus services - from 1 January 2018: draft report
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is currently reviewing fares for public bus services provided by private bus operators in rural and regional NSW. This report sets out the draft fare decisions and recommendations.
Investigation into public transport fare evasion enforcement
A poorly targeted and disproportionate public transport fare enforcement system unfairly punishes many travellers in an attempt to snare a small number of recidivist evaders, according to an investigation by the Victorian Ombudsman, Deborah Glass. Tabling an Investigation into public transport fare evasion enforcement Ms...
Operational effectiveness of the myki ticketing system
This audit examined the operational effectiveness of Victorian transport ticketing system, Myki, and whether the outcomes and benefits expected from its introduction are being achieved.
Transport concessions for international students: a position paper
A key issue identified in the Universities Australia Ten-Point Action Plan on Student Safety was the absence of suitable transport concessions provided to international students - particularly so in NSW and Victoria. Both Governments have remained strongly opposed to issuing such concessions even in the...