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AUS-SPEC is featured in multiple asset management and council infrastructure publications from affiliated associations. Including NATSPEC’s quarterly SPECnotes and industry leading technical committees who feature AUS-SPEC in their publications.
The following publications released recently will be of interest to the AUS-SPEC users:
National State of Assets Report 2021
The National State of the Assets Report (NSoA) is commissioned by the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) to monitor and assess how local government is addressing the challenges in maintaining their infrastructure assets. The technical report applies an evidenced-based approach to identify opportunities that strengthen local government’s ability to effectively manage its non-financial (fixed) infrastructure assets. It is based on the survey data collected from Councils on three infrastructure performance indicators measuring condition, function and the capacity of their assets including roads, bridges, buildings and facilities, parks and recreation, stormwater, water and waste water and airports and aerodromes. The NSoA report is available at alga.com.au.
IPWEA recently released Whitepaper – Best practice asset management of essential public infrastructure. This paper seeks to identify the importance of asset management, the ongoing investment in building capacity in the profession, and recommendations for all levels of government to ensure community assets are managed effectively with required levels of service met. The Whitepaper is available at www.ipwea.org.
Safer rural roads with AUS-SPEC by Emma Green
AUS-SPEC undertakes major review of construction specification templates
Full article is available at www.roadsonline.com.au
Making roads safer for rural communities by Emma Green