ACT Heritage Library Manuscript Collection

HMSS 0005 Action For Public Transport Records

Scope and Content Notes

Call Number HMSS 0005
Collection Action for Public Transport Records
Range 1976-1991
Quantity 0.42m (3 manuscript boxes)
Access Conditions open
Copying Conditions not stated
Related Collections HMSS 0286 Gabrielle Watt Papers

Action for Public Transport was disbanded on 28 April 1991. It was convened by Gabrielle Watt, who presented these records to the ACT Reference Library in 1992. The records date from 1976 to 1991 and include correspondence, minutes of meetings, subject files, submissions, policy papers, press cuttings, publicity and media releases, as well as printed material. 

An incomplete set of APT Newsletters has been placed in Canberra Collection serial run.

Box List

Box No. Series No. File No Description Date Range
1 1 1-2 Correspondence 1976-1991
1 1 3 Agenda and minutes of meetings 1989-1991
1 1 4

Subject files:

Transport Forum, ACT Buses ACT Priorities Review Board Submission

1990
1 1 5 Subject files:

Legislative Assembly members, APT letters, list of people/organisations in sympathy (with APT)

1990-1991
1 1 6 Subject files:

Correspondence re Action Liaison and Transport Forum, City Interchange, Rail.

1984-1990
1 1 7 Gungahlin External Travel Study (GETS)
1 1 8 Various submissions, reports 1977-1990
1 1 9 Various reports, submissions, policies, mainly ACT Government 1989-1990
2 1 10 "Serving the community: the future direction for public transport in Canberra”, report 1987
2 1 11

“Review of Legislative and Regulatory Framework for Private Bus Operations in the ACT”, report

“Transport Act”, consultation paper

1988

1989

2 1 12 Draft Use Bill

Land Bill

1990

1990

2 1 13-14 Papers on ACT budget
2 1 15 ACT ILIS (Integrated Land Information System) matters, Conservation Council matters
2 1 16 Papers on environmental matters
2 1 17 Very Fast Train
2 1 181 Publicity and media releases
3 1 9 Press cuttings
3 1 20 Various notes, financial papers, miscellaneous
3 1 21 Various papers unrelated to APT
3 1 22-23 Printed items
3 1 24 ACTION Bus Books
3 1 25 Travel brochures and timetables