Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government (Australia)


Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government (Australia)

Infobox Government agency
agency_name = Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government
logo =
logo_width = 250px
formed = 2007
preceding1 = Department of Transport and Regional Services
preceding2 = nil
jurisdiction = Commonwealth Government
employees = 1,289
budget = AU$5.3 billion (2008/09)
minister1_name = Anthony Albanese
minister1_pfo = Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government (Australia)
minister2_name = Gary Gray
minister2_pfo =
chief1_name = Michael Taylor
chief1_position = Secretary
chief2_name =
chief2_position =
child1_agency = Infrastructure Australia
child2_agency = Civil Aviation Safety Authority
child3_agency = Australian Transport Safety Bureau
child4_agency = Office of Transport Security
website = [http://www.infrastructure.gov.au/ http://www.infrastructure.gov.au/]
footnotes =
The Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government is an Australian Government department. It deals with transport infrastructure, transport security, roads, aviation, maritime development, development in rural regions. [cite web|title=Administrative Arrangement Order|publisher=Government of Australia|date=3 December 2007|url=http://www.pmc.gov.au/parliamentary/docs/aao_2007.pdf|format=PDF|accessdate=2007-12-04 ] The current minister is Tony Albanese.

Portfolio

*Infrastructure planning and co-ordination
*Transport safety, including investigations
*Land transport
*Civil aviation and airports
*Transport security
*Delivery of regional and rural specific services
*Maritime transport including shipping
*Regional development
*Matters relating to local government
*Major projects facilitation

ubordinate Agencies

*Infrastructure Australia
*Australian Transport Safety Bureau
*Civil Aviation Safety Australia
*Office of Transport Security

ee also

* Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
*Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government
*List of Australian Commonwealth Government entities

References

External links

* [http://www.dotars.gov.au/ Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government Website]


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