Trends in road transport and roads in Australia

This report was prepared for presentation to the international road federation australasian road conference, Melbourne, 1978. It supplements and updates material contained in previous Australian Road Research Board reports in this area. Aspects covered include transport elements of national accounting aggregates, employment in transport, freight movements and vehicle utilization, funding of roadworks, taxation of road users, vehicle numbers and fuel consumption. Information examined indicates that the overall road transport sector in general maintained or increased its relative contribution to the Australian economy in the period 1959/60 to 1975/76.


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Media Info

  • Pagination: 17P
  • Monograph Title: International Road Federation Australasian Road conference, Melbourne, 1978; papers

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01440032
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB
  • Files: ATRI
  • Created Date: Aug 24 2012 10:47PM