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Transport has changed.
Connected and automated transport has arrived.

From today’s vehicles featuring advanced driver systems such as lane keeping assist, heads-up displays and autonomous emergency braking, to the fully driverless vehicles which will move people, freight and industry – the future of movement is here now, and the possibilities are accelerating daily.

CCAT is the Centre for Connected and Automated Transport. It aims to move Australia and New Zealand safely and successfully into the era of connected and automated transport.

CCAT is a hub through which government, industry, academia and community bodies with a common interest in facilitating Australasia’s transition to connected and automated transport can work together to make this happen.

Getting the transport infrastructure – both physical and digital – right.

Generating solutions for the challenges which will arise with new ways of moving people and freight.

Bringing the community along for the journey.

Making sure all of this is done safely and successfully.

CCAT is a membership organisation, open to all those companies with a stake in Australia and New Zealand’s transport future. Transport agencies within government, innovative local Councils, industry participants big and small, technology and motor manufacturers, mining companies, the agricultural sector, researchers, next-gen technology developers and start-ups are invited to be part of shaping the future – and the ‘now’ – of movement.

CCAT is the home, and a new, united voice, for those interested in discussing, generating and implementing the solutions and policies needed for connected and automated transport in Australia and New Zealand.

Meet our team


Rahila David is the Executive Director of CCAT. She comes to CCAT from the National Transport Commission, where she led development of the safety assurance regulatory framework for the commercial deployment of automated vehicles in Australia. Rahila has had a diverse policy career in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom, leading regulatory reforms in areas including transport, energy and local government. Rahila brings a wealth of knowledge about the public policy environment to CCAT, having worked for a government department, regulator, commission and Minister’s office and having gained an MSc in Public Policy and Administration with Distinction from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

IAN WEBB CHAIR Ian Webb is the Chair of CCAT. He is a Director on the Board of ARRB and chairs the Board’s Strategy and Business Development Subcommittee. He is also a member of the Audit and Risk Committee for Queensland Transport and Main Roads, together with other industry boards. Ian served as Chief Executive of Roads Australia, the national peak body for Australia’s road industry from 2003 to 2018. During this period he was seconded to Geneva as Director-General of the International Road Federation. He has an established interest in future transport and has been a regular speaker at industry events, including the ARRB annual conference. His career includes 17 years as a career diplomat and 30 years at Chief Executive level in both the public and private sectors in NSW and Victoria.