Registration and licensing

Cover of Improving Driver Licensing Programs for Indigenous Road Users and Transitioning Learnings to Other User Groups
Improving Driver Licensing Programs for Indigenous Road Users and Transitioning Learnings to Other User Groups
  • Publication no: AP-R594-19
  • ISBN: 978-1-925671-93-3
  • Published: 10 January 2019

Lack of appropriate access to driver licensing services is a barrier to employment, economic participation and access to government and non-government services by Indigenous people and other road user groups.

This project provides:

  • service design proposals to mitigate licensing barriers to increase licence ownership and retention among Indigenous and other road users; and
  • a proposed minimum data set and data sharing arrangement to inform the development and delivery of best practice driver licensing services for Indigenous and other road users.
  • Summary
  • 1.  Introduction
    • 1.1    Introduction and Background
    • 1.2    Methodology
  • 2. Literature Review
    • 2.1    International Literature
    • 2.2    Australian Literature
      • 2.2.1      Introduction
      • 2.2.2      Transport Disadvantage
      • 2.2.3      Road Safety Outcomes
      • 2.2.4      Licence-related Interaction with the Justice System
      • 2.2.5      Barriers to Driver Licence Acquisition for Indigenous People
      • 2.2.6      Licensing Access for Other Road User Groups
    • 2.3    Jurisdiction-specific Program Reports
      • 2.3.1      Queensland
      • 2.3.2      New South Wales
      • 2.3.3      Northern Territory
      • 2.3.4      South Australia
      • 2.3.5      Western Australia
  • 3. Jurisdictional Consultation
    • 3.1    Current Programs
    • 3.2    Program Context
    • 3.3    Future Programs
    • 3.4    Towards National Policy and Program Guidelines
  • 4. Discussion
    • 4.1    Summary of Findings
    • 4.2    Social Impact of Licensing
    • 4.3    Data Collection
    • 4.4    Costs and Benefits
  • 5. Program Logic
    • 5.1    The Logic Model as a Tool for Program Design and Development
    • 5.2    Four-level Logic Model of the Indigenous Licensing Project 
      • 5.2.1      Strand One - Working towards National Policy Principles
      • 5.2.2      Strand Two - Mitigating Systemic, Countervailing Policy and Program Barriers
      • 5.2.3      Strand Three - Connecting Related and Supporting Initiatives
      • 5.2.4      Strand Four - Establishing a Minimum Data Set and Reporting Arrangements
      • 5.2.5      Impacting Factors
  • 6. National Policy Principles
    • 6.1    Policy Principles
      • 6.1.1      Principle One - Removing and Mitigating Barriers to Participation
      • 6.1.2      Principle Two - Program Design Promoting Participation and Outcomes
      • 6.1.3      Principle Three - Flexible Design and Contextualised Programs
      • 6.1.4      Principle Four - Culturally Secure Design and Delivery
      • 6.1.5      Principle Five - Community Engagement and Ownership
      • 6.1.6      Principle Six - Predictable and Consistent Program Delivery
      • 6.1.7      Principle Seven - Collaborative Practice, Shared Resources and Data
    • 6.2    Application of National Principles
    • 6.3    Key Program Delivery Strategies
  • 7. Minimum National Data Set
    • 7.1    Minimum Data Requirements
      • 7.1.1      The Proposed National Minimum Data Set
      • 7.1.2      The Standard Indigenous Status Question
    • 7.2    National Data Sharing and Reporting Framework
    • 7.3    Austroads Data and Resource Library
  • 8. Conclusion
  • Appendix A  Program Descriptions