Department of Infrastructure and Transport


Department of Infrastructure and Transport
Department of Infrastructure and Transport
Agency overview
Formed 2010
Preceding agencies Department of Transport and Regional Services
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government
Jurisdiction Commonwealth Government
Employees 1,289
Annual budget A$5.3 billion (2008/09)
Ministers responsible Anthony Albanese, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport
Catherine King, Parliamentary Secretary for Infrastructure and Transport
Agency executive Mike Mrdak, Secretary
Child agencies Infrastructure Australia
Civil Aviation Safety Authority
Australian Transport Safety Bureau
Office of Transport Security
Website
infrastructure.gov.au

The Department of Infrastructure and Transport is an Australian Government department. It deals with transport infrastructure, transport security, roads, aviation, and maritime development.[1] The current minister is Anthony Albanese.

Contents

Portfolio

  • Infrastructure planning and co-ordination
  • Transport safety, including investigations
  • Land transport
  • Civil aviation and airports
  • Transport security
  • Maritime transport including shipping
  • Major projects facilitation

Structure

The Department of Infrastructure and Transport consists of the following business divisions:[2]

  • Corporate Services
    • Financial Services
    • People and Performance
    • Information and Services
    • Legal Services
    • Governance and Reporting
    • Community Engagement
  • Nation Building - Infrastructure Investment
  • Surface Transport Policy
    • Maritime Policy Reform
    • Land Transport Reform
    • Vehicle Safety Standards
    • Road Safety and Programs
    • Surface Transport Regulation Taskforce
    • Shipping Policy Reform
  • Aviation and Airports
    • Aviation Industry Policy
    • Airports
    • Aviation Environment
    • Air Traffic Policy
    • Sydney Aviation Capacity
    • Economic Regulation Taskforce

Subordinate Agencies

See also

References

  1. ^ "Administrative Arrangement Order" (PDF). Government of Australia. 14 September 2010. http://www.dpmc.gov.au/parliamentary/docs/aao_20100914.pdf. Retrieved 2010-09-16. 
  2. ^ "Our Organisation". Department of Infrastructure and Transport. http://www.infrastructure.gov.au/department/about/structure.aspx. Retrieved 2 August 2011. 

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