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Skill Shortages in Australia's Regions

Skill shortages are a well documented issue both in Australia and overseas, but the problem itself is not well defined. Most of the previously published work has been conducted on a national or industry wide scale. The BTRE approach focused on the

Publication type: Working Paper
Publication number: 68
Publication subjects: regions
Release date: 01 July 2006

Demand Projections for Auslink Non-Urban Corridors: Methodology and Projections

In order to undertake more informed strategic network assessments, the BTRE has developed two models for projecting future non-urban passenger and freight transport demand: OZPASS non-urban passenger travel forecasting model; and FreightSim

Publication type: Working Paper
Publication number: 66
Publication subjects: forecasting, road
Release date: 01 February 2006

Health Impacts of Transport Emissions in Australia: Economic Costs

This report is part of a series of BTRE research on the socioeconomic costs of transport impacts and focuses on the health impact costs of motor vehicle emissions in Australian capital cities.

Publication type: Working Paper
Publication number: 63
Publication subjects: environment and energy
Release date: 01 June 2005

Is the World Running Out of Oil? A Review of the Debate

The aim of this Working Paper is to provide an objective summary and analysis of the main issues in the debate.

Publication type: Working Paper
Publication number: 61
Publication subjects: environment and energy
Release date: 01 February 2005

Modelling Responses of Urban Freight Patterns to Greenhouse Gas Abatement Scenarios

This paper presents the results of applying a policy model to simulate the effects on greenhouse gas emissions from trucking in Sydney of various abatement scenarios.

Publication type: Working Paper
Publication number: 62
Publication subjects: environment and energy, freight, road
Release date: 01 October 2004

An Overview of the Australian Road Freight Transport Industry

The paper presents the results of a desk study of the road freight industry.

Publication type: Working Paper
Publication number: 60
Publication subjects: freight, road
Release date: 01 December 2003

Investment Trends in the Lower Murray-Darling Basin

This paper looks at differing investment and growth patterns of irrigation dependent regions along the course of the Murray River.

Publication type: Working Paper
Publication number: 58
Publication subjects: regions
Release date: 01 October 2003

Road Speed Limits: Economic Effects of Allowing more Flexibility

The paper considers the case for introducing greater variation in road speed limits.

Publication type: Working Paper
Publication number: 59
Publication subjects: road, safety
Release date: 01 September 2003

Government Interventions in Pursuit of Regional Development: Learning from Experience

This report provides a select review of previous government intervention approaches and experiences in pursuit of regional development.

Publication type: Working Paper
Publication number: 55
Publication subjects: regions
Release date: 01 June 2003

Land Transport Infrastructure Pricing: An Introduction

The working paper provides a comparative analysis of current land transport pricing regimes and their objectives.

Publication type: Working Paper
Publication number: 57
Publication subjects: rail, road
Release date: 01 June 2003