Terms of use - supplements to Austroads guides

Roads and Maritime Services 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 Roads and Maritime'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.

Roads and Maritime 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 Roads and Maritime'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 Roads and Maritime will have consistency in terms of quality, aesthetics or efficient use of resources as required by Roads and Maritim. Roads and Maritime does not use Austroads Guides and Roads and Maritime 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.

Roads and Maritime makes no representations or warranty that the Supplements have been prepared with reasonable care and does not assume a duty of care to you. Roads and Maritime has no responsibility to inform you of any matter coming to Roads and Maritime's notice which may affect the quality of Roads and Maritime's Austroads Supplements in any way. You may print a copy of Roads and Maritime Services 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. Roads and Maritime 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 Roads and Maritime 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 Roads and Maritime's prior express written consent in each instance.

Electronic copies of Roads and Maritime'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 Roads and Maritime unless provided, by the appropriate Project Manager, to professional services contractors or Councils carrying out work for RMS funded projects.

Electronic copies of Roads and Maritime'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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