Austroads Guides

Austroads publishes a range of Guides which cover the design, construction, maintenance and operation of the road network in Australia and New Zealand.

All road agencies across Australasia have adopted the Austroads Guides.

The Guides document agreed methods and processes, and provide information about new technologies and procedures related to the road and road transport industry.

The Austroads Guides are:

In addition to the Guides listed above, Austroads publishes several other guide-type publications including:


Free access from 30 June 2018

From 30 June 2018, the PDFs of all Guides can be downloaded at no charge. Most hard copies have been discontinued.