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Network and Planning

Network and Planning

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Information on the AusLink network and how the planning framework operates. This area also contains information on corridor strategies.

AusLink Network

The National Land Transport (AusLink) Network is a single integrated network of land transport linkages of strategic national importance, which is funded by Federal, State and Territory Governments. The AusLink Network is based on national and inter-regional transport corridors including connections through urban areas, links to ports and airports, rail, road and intermodal connections that together are of critical importance to national and regional economic growth development and connectivity.

The AusLink Network is determined under Part 2 of the AusLink Act. Australian Government funding for national projects must be for projects on the AusLink Network.


A long-term multimodal planning framework is being established to ensure Australian Government funding is targeted at projects on the AusLink Network that deliver high levels of national benefit.

Corridor strategies

The key component of better coordinated planning is a series of corridor strategies that have been prepared for each of the 24 corridors on the AusLink Network.


Last Updated: 10 June, 2008