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Transportation Policies In Australia

For continuing prosperity of Australia, a safe and efficient national transport system is critically in need. 

The Australian Government is trying hard to devote to the prosperity and benefits of the economy and to the interests of Australian citizens through the enhancement of proper transport systems. The shadow minister for transport provides a determined policy considered to reinforce the Government to alter the scheme supporting road, rail, naval and air transport in Australia.  

Transportation policies which are followed by different states of Australia and their relative capital cities is similar. The policies have switched in almost a similar way during the course. The performance of previous methods has been examined and some proper adoption of new strategies and alternative approaches have been followed. Public travelling policies are slightly different in every city as each State operates its own system. Buses and trains operate in most Australian cities and run on a proper schedule. 

During analysis done on Sydney, it is observed that the international students are not eligible for the student concessions and they have to pay normal adult fares. Thats why, it is highly recommended that one must buy a weekly or monthly ticket as it is far cheaper than buying a ticket per trip. 

Of the many transportation options in Australia, Taxis and private cars are the most used ones. They are easily available at many locations. 

Some means of transportation 

Taxis are one of the most expensive public transport Kilsyth options in Australia.  Fares are higher after sunset and on holidays. The taxis in Australia follow the fare meter system. Hence, a proper system will allow the customers to plan their journeys in a systematic way to save money. 

Left hand side drive is followed is Australia. The maximum speed limit is 100 kilometers per hour outside cities on the highways and motorways and 110 in some areas, and a speed of 60 km/h is followed in many urban areas. 

Australia is infamous for its speeding fines. In order to avoid them, one should make sure to keep up to the speed limit. Even If one wants to let rip, then a good visit to the Northern Territory would be a great option. There are some highways which are free from speed limits. 


Wearing seat belts is essential by law. All the passengers in the car should be wearing seat belts at all times. Rental car owners require the driving person to be older than 16 or 17. The minimum age to drive varies from 16 to 18. The driver licenses are governed at state level. However, some rules can vary as a result. In order to drive in Australia, one will require to carry a state license. State license can be obtained when the home country license is verified by the Australian state. 

A middle approach would strengthen the best use of the previously existing transport infrastructure and the particular investment in new infrastructure. The proper balance between using private and public transport is a key issue which will impact not particular on the travel but also on the freight. 

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Name: Ebony Amador