Freight

New Zealand and Australia face significant growth in the freight task in coming years. This growth will require better management of freight and more optimal use of all transport modes. Our Freight focus is on community attitudes, network utilisation, infrastructure investment, data and forecasting, and contributing to a national approach to regulation and compliance.

Latest publications and webinars

Operations of Automated Heavy Vehicles in Remote and Regional Areas
  • AP-R579-18
  • 29 August 2018
  • Research Reports
This report identifies opportunities for future use of automated heavy vehicles in regional and remote areas of Australia and New Zealand, as well as any boundaries to prevent such use. The report provides road managers and industry with direction…
Review of the National Heavy Vehicle Driver Competency Framework
This report reviews the National Heavy Vehicle Driver Competency Framework and its adoption or otherwise by states and territories.
Webinar: Local Road Access for High Productivity Freight Vehicles
This webinar, presented on 27 March 2018, outlines the contemporary barriers to local road access for high productivity freight vehicles, and some of the options available for local road managers when considering road access. The webinar was…

Austroads' Freight Task Force and their projects.