Well-managed, modern and functioning infrastructure underpins much of the economic prosperity of Australia. It is thus crucial that Australia's infrastructure keeps up with the needs of the community.
This information sheet reviews trends in Australian productivity with a focus on the transport sector.
Paper given to the 34th Australasian Transport Research Forum, 28–30 September 2011, Adelaide. Authors: Anatoli Lightfoot, Leanne Johnson.
Paper given to the 33rd Australasian Transport Research Forum, 29 September–1 October 2010, Canberra.
Author: David Gargett.
In the last decade, Australia's railways have undergone an ownership, operational and technological revolution.
For cost-benefit analyses (CBA) of public-sector projects, a common misconception is that the discount rate should include a risk premium in consonance with the private-sector practice of doing so.
The Warren Centre's Community Values Study identified traffic congestion as the main traffic and transport concern for Warringah region residents (51 per cent of those surveyed, compared with 42 per cent for Sydney).
This is the third publication contributing to the regional theme of natural disaster research identified in the BTRE's research program. The research examines the benefits of flood mitigation activities through case studies.
Benefit-cost analysis (BCA) is a valuable and widely used tool. To reduce the odds of misuse, this report probes some important methodological issues, especially as they relate to transport projects.
This Report develops further the findings of earlier work by the Bureau of Transport and Communications Economics and the Research and Development Agency of the Indonesian Ministry of Communications on transport in northern Australia and eastern I