Road Traffic Noise Investigations Assessment, Reporting, Recommendations and Design for Attenuation Strategies - Queensland


This service is provided to:
  • provide road traffic noise and related social expertise necessary to manage the balance between economic development and the environment.
  • assist in the development and maintenance of a set of technical policies, standards, manuals and specifications on road traffic noise issues.
  • undertake research and development to underpin the above.
  • provide a specialist environmental technical service for attenuation of negative environmental impacts with respect to road traffic noise.
  • provide expert technical advice and support across the Department with respect to road traffic noise.
  • provide expert technical advice to the public and private sectors as well as the general community with respect to road traffic noise.
  • promote an increased awareness of 'quality of life' issues and timely consideration of their implications.

The Department provides assistance and advice to developers, consultants, local authorities, the general public and major resource users on road traffic noise investigation and attenuation strategies.

The assistance is given via telephone advice, written reports, research and development and working with clients on a consultancy basis.

Service type

Support Service

A service offered by government to aid in running a business.

Eligibility requirements

No specific eligibility criteria apply.


No fees apply for initial verbal advice. Further advice or consultancy fees will be costed on a fee for service basis.

Publications Details process

Publications Available:

  • Transport Noise Management Code of Practice
  • Roads, Noise and Pollution (Austroads)

Additional information

The Department of Environment and Science is the lead agency for noise concerns.

Administering agency

Department of Transport and Main Roads

Engineering and Technology

Road Design

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Principal Advisor (Noise & Air)

Department of Transport and Main Roads

Operating address: 313 Adelaide Street
Brisbane Queensland 4000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1412
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Phone: 07 3066 8237
Website: Department of Transport and Main Roads (Opens in new window)