For Media: Frequently Asked Questions
I need an infrastructure, transport, regional development or communications image to accompany my news story. Can the department provide images?
Yes, the department maintains a video and image library. Visit https://infrastructure.imagegallery.me/ to sign up to access the library.
If you would like assistance with infrastructure or regional development imagery please call us on 1300 732 749 or email email@example.com.
Where can I find infrastructure, transport and regional development statistics?
The Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) conducts economic analysis and provides research and statistics on infrastructure, transport and regional development:
- General transport statistics
- Aviation—on time passenger performance, aviation energy usage, air distances
- Maritime—sea freight statistics and maritime trade information
- Rail—freight movements
- Road transport—petrol sales, automotive diesel sales
- Road safety—road deaths, international comparisons and serious injury information
Where can I find out about Australian Government road and rail projects?
For information on major infrastructure programs or to search for information on specific projects, visit Infrastructure Investment.
Can I arrange an interview with a departmental official or subject matter expert?
In general, departmental officials are not available for media interviews. For further information, please call us on 1300 732 749 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can I request editorial content?
Editorial requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To discuss your proposal please call us on 1300 732 749 or email email@example.com.
How do I contact agencies within the portfolio?
Please call 1300 732 749 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for enquiries pertaining to the following:
- National Water Grid Authority
- National Faster Rail Agency
- Office of Road Safety
- Office of Future Transport Technology
- North Queensland Water Infrastructure Authority
- Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics
For other bodies, please refer to contact details on the relevant agency website.
How do I subscribe to portfolio media announcements?
Ministerial announcements are published at http://minister.infrastructure.gov.au. Departmental announcements are available at https://www.infrastructure.gov.au/department/media/releases_speeches.aspx.
Automated website alerts are not available at this time.
Please email email@example.com if you wish to be added to ministerial distribution lists to receive media releases, transcripts and alerts, or contact the relevant minister's office directly.