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Guide to Asset Management
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Guide to Asset Management

The Austroads Guide to Asset Management offers guidance on how to best manage physical road infrastructure.

The guide covers various aspects of asset management including how to:

  • determine and plan to accommodate stakeholder/community expectations
  • formulate and review asset strategies
  • develop works programs
  • assess asset performance and
  • undertake asset valuations and audits. 

The Guide focuses on the management of the physical road assets. But it also recognises the importance of total transport system management.

The content is structured in seven main and eight sub parts:

  • Parts 1, 2 and 3 deal with introducing the topic, community relations and setting strategic direction
  • Parts 4 and 8 relate to program development and asset value.
  • Parts 5, 6 and 7 deal with specific asset types.

The Guide to Asset Management set comprises of:

The guide can be purchased in individual parts or as a set in hardcopy or PDF.

Australian and New Zealand road agencies and local councils

Austroads members can download PDF versions of the Guides for free. This includes all state and territory road agencies and local councils in Australia and New Zealand.

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Phone: +61 2 8265 3300

Level 9, 287 Elizabeth Street
Sydney NSW 2000

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