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BIC Functional Committees

 

BIC Functional Committees were established to assist the BIC Secretariat manage the range of issues and initiatives that it undertakes and establish priorities for approval by the BIC Council.

Each Committee is Chaired by a BIC Councillor, State Executive Director or Industry Member. 

BIC Members interested in serving on a Functional Committee should email enquiries@bic.asn.au.

Each Functional Committee plays a role in ensuring national policy development, national programs and initiatives or emerging national issues are managed, coordinated and communicated through and to each State Association. The Chairman of each Committee reports to each BIC Council meeting with progress of the Committee’s work program and seek Council approval or endorsement to:

The BIC Functional Committees are:

Long Distance, Charter and Express

Industrial Working Group

Taxes Charges and Infrastructure

Research

Technical, Environment and Safety

Regulation, Reform and Industry Standards

National Contracts

Marketing and Events

 

 

Long Distance, Charter and Express

Goals

Roles


APTIA and the Industrial Working Group

Goal

The APTIA Council facilitates with the support of the Industrial Working Group an industrial relations environment by reaching an agreed national approach to issues, in which the Industry operates.

Role

The IWG under the guidance of the APTIA Council represents the industry at a National level to respond to Industrial relations changes such as the Fair Work Act and Work Health and Safety Act which may impact on the industry. The IWG under the guidance of the APTIA Council assists the BIC Executive Director to coordinate the work program of the National IR resources.

APTIA provides industrial relations services to State Associations and other APTIA members as part of membership or fee for service arrangements as agreed by the IWG and approved by the APTIA Council. The IWG assesses and reviews the impact of the FWA and other federal legislation affecting the industrial environment of employees of bus and coach transport services. The IWG and APTIA Council reports to the BIC Council for approval of all policy or program decisions.

 

Taxes, Charges & Infrastructure 

Goals

Role

To manage tax, charges and infrastructure issues including road pricing matters as they emerge, and to present industry views and agreed policy positions on these issues in submissions.

Research

Goal

To undertake industry research initiatives with the aim of providing the intellectual and factual support for Industry advocacy objectives as outlined in the BIC Work Program and as required.

Role
To oversee the agreed BIC Research Program and funding allocation of the BIC Council of the ITLS fellowship and provide input to projects as and when required.

Technical, Environment and Safety

 Goals

Roles

Regulation, Reform and Industry Standards

Goals

Role

To provide input to all regulatory matters of national significance that impact on the industry’s operations put forward by the NTC, NHVR, Federal Department of Infrastructure and State jurisdictions.

National Contracts Group

Goal

To present a unified industry position on contracts and procurement of bus services and advocate for acceptance by state jurisdictions.

Role

The National Contracts Committee will develop a national position on the following:


Marketing and Events

Goals

Role



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