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Future Freight Networks : Yearbook 2011
13 FUTURE FREIGHT NETWORKS 2011 A Snapshot of the 2011-2013 Action Plan Develop a report providing a comprehensive 1. description and assessment of the Australian trans- port and logistics industry today, and projections of how the demand for transport and logistics services might develop over the period to 2030 (and beyond). Include an analysis of the infrastructure consequences of the expected growth in demand and strategies for addressing those consequences. The report will focus on infrastructure of national significance to the transport and logistics industry (roads, railways, sea ports and air ports). Monitor and engage in Government actions on 2. the Report by the Prime Minister’s Task Group on Energy Efficiency. Develop an ALC position on energy efficiency and the contribution by the freight transport and logistics industry to climate change and mitigation. Promote the adoption and development of safety 3. best practices in transport and logistics through the National Logistics Safety Code (NLSC) and Retail Logistics Supply Chain Code of Conduct (RLSC). Provide industry advocacy on the COAG, ATC and 4. NTC national transport policy and regulatory reform agenda, including: National Rail Safety Regulator and regulatory – framework National Marine Safety Regulator and regulatory – framework National Heavy Vehicle Regulator and regulatory – framework National Workplace Health and Safety Law and – regulations National Telematics Strategy – COAG Road Reform Program – Freight Rail Policy Framework – Fatigue management – Performance Based Standards – Supply Chain strategies. – 5. Advocacy on the Henry Tax Review and other emerging issues. 6. Advocacy on the role of Infrastructure Australia and a high level of engagement on: The National Ports Strategy and National Freight – Network Plan Capital City Strategic Planning Systems: – Australian Logistics Council to ensure capital city strategic planning systems take into account population changes and their impact on trans- port and logistics. 7. Create a national presence for the Australian Logistics Council through: Development of strategic partnerships with – relevant Government and industry bodies Active media engagement – Australian Logistics Council Annual Forum – Biannual Australian Logistics Council member/ – Government dialogue Decision Makers Dinners with jurisdictional – Ministers for Transport Monthly edition of – Australian Logistics Council Update Australian Logistics Council Annual Report – Annual publication of – Future Freight Networks The Australian Logistics Council will implement the following Actions by 2013: