NAME OF COLLECTIONMotor vehicles and road networks
Trains, trams and railways
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
Australian Transport and the Environment
Environment and Energy Statistics Section
Australian Bureau of Statistics
PO Box 10,
BELCONNEN ACT 2616
Telephone: 02 6252 5643
Facsimile: 02 6252 5335
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.
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)