Australian retail petrol prices are primarily determined by international world oil prices and overseas refined petroleum prices, and variations in exchange rates.
This Information Sheet provides estimates of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on freight vehicle travel times for selected routes in Australian major cities in early 2020.
Understanding the role of a given place in the network of human activities is critical when considering regional policies or local strategies. This paper applies a network lens to the spatial pattern of service provision in Australia.
This study explores details of the sub-industries in which HCEC workers are employed, their employment status, hours worked, gender, age, occupation, educational qualifications, income, work location and commuting behaviour.
This information sheet is an update of BITRE's previous study on the same subject (BITRE Information Sheet 54) which used ABS 2011 census data.
This Information Sheet explores the relationship between income and transport use in Australia by identifying the nature of the relationship between income and different types of transport use, and how public transport use (especially rail) varies
Economies of scale are a common feature of the cost structure of service providers.
This paper explores how producing different services together, or the scope of production, affects the spatial distribution of services in Australia's regions.
This information sheet provides an introduction to measuring the total value of goods and services produced in a region, known as Gross Regional Product (GRP), as well as conceptual and practical limitations of this measure.
This paper provides an introduction to how people are distributed spatially across Australia. The discussion is broken into two sections.