Publications

ACEAM's I-AM-ONLINE™

ACEAM publishes I-AM-ONLINE™, an Infrastructure Asset Management Online Newsletter. This publication is quarterly and contains practical, hands-on and real-time findings, learnings and case-studies. We also include articles from local government, public utilities and private enterprises which show-case asset management excellence.

Implementation of consumption-based depreciation

The requirements of the National Framework for Financial Sustainability of Local Government are leading councils to review their asset depreciation models as part of developing a robust Asset Management Framework.

Improving Asset Management Practices in the Pilbara

The Shires of Ashburton, East Pilbara and Roebourne, and the Town of Port Hedland created the Pilbara Regional Council (PRC) in May 2000, to undertake projects of interest to three or more of the member councils and to lobby the State and Commonwealth Governments on regional matters of concern.

QUEENSLAND AUDIT OFFICE REPORT

Auditor-General of Queensland Report to Parliament No.1 for 2007 Results of Local Government Audits for 2005-06.

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES & COMPLYING WITH INDUSTRY STANDARDS

Contemporary Issues and Complying with Industry Standards by David Edgerton, Queensland Audit Office.

AN AUDITORS PERSPECTIVE

An Auditors perspective by David Edgerton, Queensland Audit Office.

ENGINEERING A FINANCIAL SEACHANGE

CEO's Report by Chris Champion, National CEO, Institute of Public Works Engineering Australia.

LEGAL ISSUES FOR ROAD MANAGERS

Road, Pavement Engineering and Management conference. Legal issues for Managers by Michael Salter Phillips Fox.

HOW COUNCILS HAVE HANDLED THE ROAD MANAGEMENT ACT

The lessons learnt by councils in adjusting to the demands of the new Victorian road management legislation holds valuable lessons for road authorities across Australia.

DESIGNING A FIT FOR PURPOSE ASSET MANAGEMENT TEMPLATE

Latrobe City Council in Victoria has followed a carefully structured program in developing its best practice asset management strategy for roads and footpaths.

SERVICE LEVEL MANUAL TEMPLATE

COLLECTING "FIT FOR PURPOSE" ROAD PAVEMENT DATA

For information about road condition to be of value, there must be a close alignment between the quality of the information and the end-use to which it is being put.

DEVELOPING A COMPREHENSIVE ROAD MANAGEMENT PLAN

Victoria's Road Management legislation is ushering in some fundamental changes in how councils approach the management of roads and footpaths. It is being closely watched by other state governments.

VICTORIAN COUNCILS PREPARE FOR A NEW ROAD MANAGEMENT ERA

Victorian councils are reviewing all aspects of their road management policies and strategies as they prepare for a new era of defined responsibility.

PILOT TESTING OF ROAD MANAGEMENT PLANS

With Victorian councils about to come under the Victorian Road Management Act, the far-reaching impacts are being carefully evaluated by local government Asset Managers.