In Waterline 16, the BTE commented on the Australian container transport system's ability to adapt to a significant reduction in capacity caused by the industrial dispute between Patrick and the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA).
Publications by year: 1998
The paper provides information on coastal freight movements between Australian ports. It covers cargoes loaded and discharged at Australian ports during 1995–1996.
The paper provides information on coastal freight movements between Australian ports. It covers cargoes loaded and discharged at Australian ports during 1996–1997.
The Bureau of Transport Economics (BTE) has developed and applied methods for forecasting light vehicle traffic on the nation's roads.
Transport models have been used for several decades now, both for research, and as an analytical tool to assist planners and decision-makers.
This report is one in a series expected to be published from research being undertaken into the costs of transport accidents by the Bureau of Transport Economics.
The total amount of road-related expenditure by the Commonwealth, state, territory and local governments in 1996–97 was $6.2 billion. Revenue collected by the Commonwealth, state and territory governments from a selection of motor vehicle taxes and charges in 1996–97 was $13.9 billion.
Observant readers of Waterline may be curious about why the June quarter 1998 stevedoring productivity indicators appear to be normal regardless of the dispute involving Patrick and the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA).
This edition of Waterline contains the March quarter 1998 container stevedoring productivity indicators, which coincide with the period immediately prior to the recent waterfront dispute involving Patrick stevedoring operations.
This report presents the results of BTRE's inaugural review of the Bass Strait Passenger Vehicle Equalisation Scheme. It covers the operation and impact of the Scheme up to (and including) 1996–1997.