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Asset Data Harmonisation Stage III: BIM IFC Alignment Review

This report compares the Austroads Data Standard with buildingSMARTS’s IFC4 and Uniclass 2015. All are works in progress.

The Data Specifications Inventory of 32 object classes within Austroads’ draft standard (Draft 2 Version 2 which is to be…

Application of New Technologies to Improve Risk Management

Austroads project AT1539 developed guidance for the use of new technologies that can improve the efficiency of road asset managers. This report is the second stage of the project and it assesses eleven new technologies that can be potentially useful…

Using Financial Data in Asset Management Decision-making
This report outlines the process for asset management plans (AMPs) and long-term financial plans (LTFPs) in Australia, as well as the compilation and use of financial sustainability indicators in this regard.
A Generic Framework for the Management of Road Related Assets
This report provides a generic framework for the management of road-related assets. In recent times, road agencies have made a shift from being road builders to road managers. This change has ensured that road agencies need to accept responsibility…
Asset Management Within a Safe System
This report documents the outcomes of an Austroads project which considered the asset management implications of the new Safe System approach and investigated what implementing a Safe System would mean for asset managers. The report provides a…
Benefits and Risks of Investing in Network Level Deflection Data Collection

This study examines the value and need for network-level pavement deflection data to support road asset management decisions. The outcomes of the study provide critical input to decisions to undertake network-level strength assessment across…

Managing Asset management Related Civil Liability Risk
Claims for compensation brought by road users against road authorities remain a significant issue across Australia. Further, the claims environment varies between jurisdictions (states and territories) and differences have been found in the…
Network Performance Indicators: Next Generation

The objective of this project was to define a relevant, feasible and comparable set of network performance indicators (NPIs) that can be used for benchmarking asset management performance across member authorities (MAs) based on a review of existing…

Future Asset management Issues No. 1: Impacts of Greenhouse Gas Emissions on Asset management
This discussion paper is aimed to identify the issues relevant to the future operations of road network asset managers, arising from the consequences of greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction in the context of reducing the impact of climate change.…
Road Safety Engineering Risk Assessment Part 11: Road Safety and Maintenance
To assist member authorities in the management of road assets to provide better safety outcomes, this research program has been developed to assess the safety implications of road deterioration, the safety benefits of asset restoration, and the…