081Australia is a world leader in ITS. It was the first Southern Hemisphere nation to trial on-road autonomous vehicles and Australia’s most highly automated vehicle was an ITS World Congress demonstration. A number of trials and pilot projects continue to test the nation’s ITS capability. Below is a state by state list of active ITS trials.

Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

Northern Territory

  • Autonomous Passenger Vehicle trial commenced in 2016, transporting people at Darwin Waterfront, Australia’s first fully operational autonomous vehicle transport trial.


  • Queensland Electric Super Highway in collaboration with local councils and other partners is rolling out the Queensland Electric Super Highway to encourage, support and accelerate the uptake of electric vehicles in Queensland.
  • Cooperative and Automated Vehicle Initiative (CAVI) incorporates two main projects – a large scale pilot of Cooperative ITS in Ipswich, and a smaller pilot of cooperative and highly automated vehicles driven on selected roads.

South Australia


Western Australia

  • RAC Intellibus with the support of the WA State Government, RAC is trialling a fully driverless, fully electric shuttle bus in South Perth.
  • Autonomous Heavy Vehicle Platooning Trial Main Roads WA is partnering with industry to launch a trial of autonomous heavy vehicle platooning.



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