Guide to Asset Management

Austroads’ Guide to Asset Management (GAM) provides guidance to road agencies on the application of contemporary ‘whole of organisation’ asset management practice to road networks.

This third edition of the GAM, published in July 2018, is based on the overarching asset management principles of the International Standard ISO 55000 which has a strong customer and strategic focus. The GAM includes the impact of autonomous vehicles on the road and digital infrastructure, measures to reduce the environmental impact of asset management and the practice of reliability centred maintenance. The GAM also documents the outcomes of Austroads funded research undertaken since 2009 covering asset condition monitoring equipment, asset performance prediction models and practices that account for risk.

The GAM consists of 15 Parts across three broad themes: Management Overview, Asset Management Processes, and Technical Information and includes some 62 case studies demonstrating how asset management is practiced.

The Guide to Asset Management comprises of:


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.