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Development of the Building and Construction Procurement Guide

This report presents the outcomes of the harmonisation work undertaken by Austroads and the Australasian Procurement and Construction Council to develop AP-G92-14 Building and Construction Procurement Guide – Principles and Optionswhich, if adopted…

Building and Construction Procurement Guide: Principles and Options
Austroads and the Australasian Procurement and Construction Council's (APCC) Building and Construction Procurement Guide – Principles and Options has been custom-designed for use by Australian state and territory agencies engaged in civil…
Best Practice Guidelines for Procurement of ITS Solutions
This report documents how Australian and New Zealand jurisdictions are currently procuring a range of Intelligent transport systems (ITS) solutions and recommends ways jurisdictions could improve their ITS procurement practices.
Documentation and Quality Control of Benefit-Cost Analyses
The purpose of this document is to develop and present a catalogue/checklist of items, which can be employed by transport agencies and their practitioners and consultants to properly document the methodology, data, analysis and results of project…
Guidelines for Environmental Reporting
The Austroads Guidelines for Environmental Reporting summarises the key concepts, purpose, benefits and principles of environmental reporting. It also examines current practice in environmental reporting approaches, trends in performance indicators…
Update of RUC Unit of Values to June 2005
This document contains estimates of road user unit costs for use in Australia, calculated as at 30 June 2005. The unit costs are presented in a format suitable for use with most road project evaluation models, techniques, and software used by…
Audit and Surveillance of Sprayed Sealing Contract Works
Austroads and the Australian Asphalt Pavement Association (AAPA) have jointly prepared this Guide to the Audit and Surveillance of Sprayed Sealing Contract Works as an aid to promoting good practice in the performance of sprayed sealing work.…
Environmental Management Tools for Road Maintenance Contracts
The purpose of these Guidelines is to assist road agencies and their contractors in developing a systems approach in the management of environmental issues. The guidelines are structured in four parts to allow the reader to readily access…
Development of Performance Contracts and Specifications: Summary Report
This paper describes a study undertaken for Austroads into the growing use by road authorities of "performance" as opposed to "prescriptive" forms of contracts and specifications, and attempts to quantify the expected benefits from this approach and…
Development of Performance Contracts and Specifications: Full Report
This report has been prepared as part of Austroads project NT & E 9904 (T & EP N006), “The Development of Performance Contracts and Specifications”, the goal of which is to develop a framework for performance contracts and specifications. The report…