Research & Advocacy

2015 Federal Budget Submission

The RTBU's submission to the 2015 Federal Budget process argues that urban transport congestion is a national economic problem that requires Federal Government leadership.

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Coastal Shipping Reform

Analysis by the RTBU has found that the Federal Government's reforms to Coastal Shipping will have a significant impact on the rail freight industry - with around 300 jobs in the rail industry at risk.

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Inland Rail

The RTBU believes the Inland Rail project is one of the most important infrastructure projects to be undertaken in this country since the construction of the Snowy Hydro scheme. The project has the potential to revolutionise the movement of transport north-south for the eastern states, and to contribute significantly to Australia’s economic growth and productivity over the next 50 years and beyond. 

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