Thank you to all members who took the opportunity to join us for the Bus Industry Summit in Canberra in March 2023. The Summit was a huge success with 220 delegates attending across the two days. We were delighted to engage with many of our international, interstate and local members in Canberra at the Hotel Realm. There was broad manufacturer and supplier presence, with most delegates representing bus operators and the Australian Government. Highlights of the summit included insightful presentations including Future Busses (funding the EV transition), a New Social Contract (Reconciliation Action Plans, Local and Social Procurement and Modern Slavery Laws) and
Past BIC Events
2022 BIC National Conference Program Overview The 2022 BIC National Conference – Moving People > Navigating Change, was held at the Sofitel Brisbane Central November 13 to 16. Over 415 delegates attended over the 2-1/2 day conference.The plenary program included special addresses to delegates from a number of key politicians from the Federal Government and Opposition as well as the Queensland Government and local Brisbane Government. The program ‘set the scene’ with 2 panels, including CEO’s of bus and coach operators on the Australian bus scene and federal and state/territory department heads and senior officials of transport who shared their
National Bus Industry Summit – Canberra – 28th and 29th June 2022 Thank you to all members who took the opportunity to join us for the 2022 Bus Industry Summit (Summit) here in Canberra. The Summit was a huge success with over 260 delegates in attendance representing a range of industry sectors including, operators, suppliers, government, academia, and association representation. We were delighted to engage with our interstate members – making up eighty-five percent of all attendees. There was a broad manufacturer and supplier presence at the event, with the majority of delegates representing bus operators and Government. Summit Day
The BIC National Conference on Moving People – A National Priority, concluded on November 20 at the Iveco Big Arvo Out in Turner, with the auctionbus built by Iveco and Volgren driving out of Canberra on its way to a new home at Swan Hill Bus Lines. The funds raised from the auction proceedingsat the Big Arvo Out provides a significant monetary boost to the various projects and industry campaigns we undertake at the BIC. We sincerelythank all the buyers and for industry as a whole for your continued support for the traditional end of conference auction. As always, we
You have travelled to the Moving People Century 21 zone – the website for the inaugural 2018 Australasia Bus Conference. The 2018 Australasia Bus Conference was hosted by the Bus Industry Confederation of Australia and the Bus and Coach Association New Zealand. The conference plenary room saw close to 600 delegates participating in the 2-1/2 day program and 140+ partners enjoying the tastes and sights of Cairns.