Terms of use - supplements to Austroads guides

Transport for NSW Austroads Supplements are policy documents within the meaning of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (NSW) ("GIPA Act") and these documents are accordingly made available to you pursuant to Section 6(1) of the GIPA Act.

Consistent with the GIPA Act, the purposes for which these documents have been made available to you are:

  • to satisfy Transport for NSW's obligation under Section 6(1) of the GIPA Act to make its policy documents available for inspection and purchase by members of the public; and
  • to ensure that you, as a member of the public who may be affected by the operation of this document, have access to the document.

Transport for NSW carries out planning and design of new infrastructure as well as rehabilitation, maintenance and/or other works for existing infrastructure under the supervision of trained and experienced professional engineers.

By complying with the Austroads Guides and Transport for NSW's Austroads Supplements, any planning and design for new infrastructure as well as rehabilitation, maintenance, inspection or other works carried out internally or by others for Transport for NSW will have consistency in terms of quality, aesthetics or efficient use of resources as required by Roads and Maritim. Transport for NSW does not use Austroads Guides and Transport for NSW Austroads Supplements for any other purpose and does not consider them suitable for use for any other purpose.

If you use these documents for any purpose which is not consistent with the above (including, without limitation, for carrying out any investigations, design, construction, engineering, maintenance, inspections or other work), you do so at your own risk.

Transport for NSW makes no representations or warranty that the Supplements have been prepared with reasonable care and does not assume a duty of care to you. Transport for NSW has no responsibility to inform you of any matter coming to Transport for NSW's notice which may affect the quality of Transport for NSW's Austroads Supplements in any way. You may print a copy of Transport for NSW Austroads Supplements for your own purposes, but you must not copy, reproduce or modify RMS Austroads Supplements.

The information provided on this website is made available electronically for your convenience. Transport for NSW does not warrant or represent that this website is free from any computer virus, defect or contamination. All information contained on this website is copyright material, vested in or licensed to Transport for NSW and is not to be copied, supplied, modified, adapted, displayed, disclosed, installed or supplied to any third party. You also agree that you will not de-compile, disassemble or reverse engineer the information, for any reason, without Transport for NSW's prior express written consent in each instance.

Electronic copies of Transport for NSW's Austroads Supplements are not to be supplied in MS Word or other formats other than Portable Document Format (.pdf) and Rich Text Format (.txt) outside Transport for NSW unless provided, by the appropriate Project Manager, to professional services contractors or Councils carrying out work for RMS funded projects.

Electronic copies of Transport for NSW's Austroads Supplements may be provided to other State Road or NSW Government Authorities for use on Government funded projects only.

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