Schemes

For Service Providers

The following tables summarise the operating arrangements in place for various applications of the National Telematics Framework.

Road Infrastructure Management (RIM)

Scheme State Specific location(s) Who’ll be interested?  Summary of access arrangement Benefits Getting started
Oversize Overmass (OSOM) Vehicle Movement Scheme NSW Transport operators of Class 1 OSOM vehicles Eligible vehicles opting to enrol in RIM can access 12 month permits rather than 3 month permits Reduced red tape 1. Transport for NSW will announce operating arrangements soon.
2. Comply with operating conditions set out in the TfNSW Class 1 OSOM permit.
3. Notify your registered provider of RIM for monitoring to begin.
Safety, Productivity, Construction and Environment Transport Scheme (SPECTS) NSW Greater Sydney: Sydney Newcastle Wollongong Transport operators involved in construction activities Eligible vehicles can carry extra mass. Note: dependency on type of vehicle Increased payloads 1. Comply with operating conditions set out in the SPECTS Business Rules.
2. Notify the registered provider of RIM for monitoring to begin.
Dangerous Goods Movement Study NSW Sydney (greater metropolitan area) Transport operators and industry associations involved in moving dangerous goods This is a research activity, and is not immediately related to improved access The study aims to better understand dangerous goods movements, especially around restricted infrastructure, but also regards urban encroachment and future planning. 1. Contact TCA to get a copy of the consent form and information.
Port Botany Container Movement Efficiency Scheme NSW Port Botany Transport operators involved in transporting containers in and out of Port Botany Increased mass limits (CML) without needing the Mass Management Module of the National Heavy Vehicle Accreditation Scheme (NHVAS). Increased payloads Cost savings associated with NHVAS accreditation (particularly for smaller operators). 1. Comply with the operating conditions included in the Port Botany Container Efficiency Notice.
2. Notify the registered provider of RIM for monitoring to begin.

You can download this fact sheet on access arrangements as a PDF.

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Telematics Monitoring Application (TMA)

Scheme State Specific location(s) Who’ll be interested? Summary of access arrangement  Benefits Getting started
Higher Mass Limits (HML) Scheme NSW Across New South Wales Transport operators of HML vehicles operating in New South Wales Required as a condition of operating under the NSW HML notice Using TMA as an option offers a more flexible, cost effective approach to managing HML loading. Comply with the conditions of the notice. Notify the certified provider of TMA for monitoring to begin.
PBS Vehicle Monitoring Scheme TAS Across Tasmania Transport operators of PBS vehicles operating in Tasmania New network access for 
PBS-approved A-Doubles or 30 m B-Doubles.
Productivity and safety gains by using PBS vehicles on approved parts of the Tasmanian road network   Comply with permit conditions. Have Category B or C type-approved OBM systems fitted to the combination. Notify the certified provider of TMA for monitoring to begin.
Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV) Monitoring Scheme TAS Across Tasmania Transport operators of SPVs such as cranes operating in Tasmania Improved network access Increased payloads Access to new parts of the network, that may have previously been not permitted. Comply with permit conditions. Notify the certified provider of TMA for monitoring to begin.
Hill Descent Monitoring – Roelands Hill Scheme WA Roelands Hill Transport operators involved in transporting primary produce from regional areas 36.5-meter Category 7 (A) AB-triple combinations, with a tri-axle dolly and tri-axle trailers can operate at concessional mass limits on Roelands Hill Transport operators can avoid the need to decouple vehicles to access metropolitan locations and ports (via Roelands Hill). Comply with permit conditions. Notify the certified provider of TMA for monitoring to begin.
Hill Descent Monitoring – Bedfordale Hill Scheme WA Bedfordale Hill Transport operators involved in transporting primary produce from regional areas 36.5-meter A-Double combinations (prime mover, semi-trailer towing a 5 or 6 axle dog trailer) can operate at concessional mass limits on Bedfordale Hill Transport operators can avoid the need to decouple vehicles to access metropolitan locations and ports (via Bedfordale Hill). Comply with permit conditions. Notify the certified provider of TMA for monitoring to begin.
Oversize Overmass (OSOM) Low Loader Monitoring Scheme (Trial) QLD Across Queensland Transport operators of OSOM vehicles operating in Queensland This is a trial that is limited to 5 to 6 participating OSOM vehicles Collaboration with Department of Transport and Main Roads, Queensland (TMR) and industry to gather data and produce information to better understand OSOM network usage. This activity will inform forward planning and improve infrastructure management measures. Comply with permit conditions, coordinated with TMR

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Last updated on September 28th, 2020