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Agency ID11174
TitleDepartment of Transport and Main Roads
Agency TypeDepartment
Start Date 26/3/2009
End Date Current
Date NotesN/A
Abstract

Builds and maintains Queensland’s road, rail, freight and maritime infrastructure and manages the use of transport systems through regulatory services.

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Series

Series IDTitleFromTo
448Engineering and Miscellaneous Drawings [microfilm] 26/3/2009 2/11/2015
5130Road and Bridge Infrastructure Files (Job Files) 26/3/2009 29/4/2016
20697Scale Model 1/3/2014 31/3/2014
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Remarks

Information Sources

Queensland Government Gazette 2009, vol. 350, no. 71, pp. 1307 - 1359
Queensland Government Gazette 2011, vol. 356, no. 40, pp. 273 - 305
Queensland Government Gazette 2012, vol. 359, no. 77, pp. 865 - 866
Queensland Government Gazette 2013, vol. 363, no. 45, p. 579
Queensland Government Gazette 2013, vol. 364, no. 51, pp. 324 - 325
Queensland Government Gazette Extraordinary, 16 February 2015, vol. 368, no. 34, pp. 372 - 407
Annual Report 2015–16 Department of Transport and Main Roads
Queensland Government Gazette Extraordinary, 12 December 2017, vol. 376, no.97, pp. 634 - 682
Queensland Government Gazette Extraordinary, 21 December 2017, vol. 376, no. 103, pp. 705 - 747
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Legislation

Establishing Public Service Act 2008: Public Service Departmental Arrangements Notice (No. 2) 2009
Abolishing N/A
Administered Acts administered are listed in Administrative Arrangements Order (No. 4) 2017, Queensland Government Gazette Extraordinary, 21 December 2017, vol. 376, no.97, pp. 705 - 747:
Adult Proof of Age Card Act 2008
Air Navigation Act 1937
Century Zinc Project Act 1997 (ss 5(2)-(7), 11, 12, 13)
Civil Aviation (Carriers’ Liability) Act 1964
Gold Coast Waterways Authority Act 2012
Heavy Vehicle National Law Act 2012
Maritime Safety Queensland Act 2002
Queensland Rail Transit Authority Act 2013
Rail Safety National Law (Queensland) Act 2017
State Transport Act 1938
State Transport (People Movers) Act 1989
Sustainable Ports Development Act 2015
Thiess Peabody Mitsui Coal Pty. Ltd. Agreements Act 1965 (except to the extent administered by the Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships; and the Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy)
Tow Truck Act 1973
Transport Infrastructure Act 1994
Transport Operations (Marine Pollution) Act 1995
Transport Operations (Marine Safety) Act 1994
Transport Operations (Marine Safety–Domestic Commercial Vessel National Law Application) Act 2016
Transport Operations (Passenger Transport) Act 1994
Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995
Transport Planning and Coordination Act 1994
Transport (South Bank Corporation Area Land) Act 1999
Transport Security (Counter-Terrorism) Act 2008
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Description
ESTABLISHMENT:
On 26 March 2009, under Public Service Departmental Arrangements Notice (No. 2) 2009, the Department of Transport and Main Roads was established when the Department of Transport and the Department of Main Roads merged.

On 21 December 2017, under the Administrative Arrangements Order (No.4) 2017, this Department continued to operate under the same name, with minor changes to functions.

FUNCTIONS
As at 21 December 2017, under Administrative Arrangements Order (No.4) 2017:

Air Services
Busways
Land Transport and Safety
Main Roads
Marine Infrastructure – Project Delivery
Maritime
Passenger Transport
Personalised Transport
Ports
Railways
Road Safety
Transport Infrastructure

LEGACY FUNCTIONS
From 26 March 2009, under Administrative Arrangements Order (No. 1) 2009, departmental functions were:

Transport system investment planning and programming
Transport infrastructure management and delivery
Transport safety, regulation and customer service
Passenger transport services
Cycling and pedestrian infrastructure
Bridges Renewal Programme
Marine Infrastructure


ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURE:
As of the Annual Report of 2015 - 2016, the department is divided into divisions with services delivered through a network of district offices.

Policy, Planning and Investment Division including:
•transport strategy and planning
• passenger transport services
• passenger transport industry management and regulation
• passenger transport revenue protection.
• transport policy
• government partnerships
• freight
• strategic investment and asset management
• strategic property management
• integrated program development

Infrastructure Management and Delivery Division including:
• transport infrastructure management
• program management and delivery
• state-controlled road network operation
• engineering and technology
• road design, construction and maintenance
• emergency response and recovery

RoadTek
•Commercial business

Customer Services, Safety and Regulation Division including:
• customer services
• road, rail and maritime safety
• road, rail and maritime regulation
• maritime operations and emergency response
• customer research and insights

TransLink Division including:
• passenger transport network operations
• passenger transport services
• passenger transport industry management and regulation
• passenger transport revenue protection.

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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID11174, Department of Transport and Main Roads
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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