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Australian Transport and the Environment


Assistant Director
Environment and Energy Statistics Section
Australian Bureau of Statistics
PO Box 10,

Telephone: 02 6252 5643
Facsimile: 02 6252 5335
Email: environment@abs.gov.au
Internet: www.abs.gov.au


To collect a comprehensive set of statistical data which presents an overall picture of Australia's transport activities.


Presents transport activities with some information about the state of relevant environmental media impacted by those activities along with the response of government, business and individuals to the degradation of environmental quality by transport activities.

Method of collection

Information was collected from the extensive data holdings on Australian transport contained within the ABS and from external sources including government departments at Federal and State level. A framework for environmental reporting developed by the OECD was used.

Data detail

  • Motor vehicles and road networks
  • Trains, trams and railways
  • Shipping
  • Air transport
  • Comparison of transport modes
  • Greenhouse gas emissions and air pollutants
  • Wastes from transport
  • Impacts of transport on people
  • Impacts on the natural environment
  • Vehicle emission standards and emission controls
  • New vehicle systems and alternative fuels
  • Policy responses to the impacts of transport

    Geographic coverage

    Australia and by State.

    Frequency of data availability

    One-off publication. It is not planned to produce another issue at this time.

  • Australian Transport and the Environment, 1997 (cat. no. 4605.0)

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