The Roads and Transport Directorate engages with students from the University of Sydney as part of the Jacaranda Flame Consulting program. The program provides engineering students in their penultimate and final year, to the work as consultants on key projects at the Directorate, which in turn enhances the research scope of the Directorate to support our member councils.

Previous projects and their final reports are provided below.

2021 Winter

2020/2021 Summer

  • Automated¬†Detection of Roadside Hazards:
  • Supporting Driver Aids Available in Modern Cars with Road Design and Operation Improvements:

2020 Winter

  • Use of Recycled Plastic in Local Roads in Regional areas (report)
  • Making Timber Bridges Resilient to Fire (report)