WS-SPEC : 2000 was printed and distributed by Standards Australia International Ltd, ISBN 0 7337 3551 7, and acknowledgements for it are included there in.

ATIC-SPEC and the “ATIC Suite of Schemes” are being developed by ATIC in consultation with industry generally and with JAS-ANZ as a Scheme partner.

Special thanks are given to: NSW Public Works [Dept of Finance, Services & Innovation (DFSI)]; VicRoads; Transport for New South Wales; Asset Standards Authority [Transport for NSW]; Dept of Transport & Main Roads (TMR, Qld); Hunter Water Corp (HWC). Also the previous support of APCC, and the endorsement of Austroads, is acknowledged with thanks.

Thanks are also given to the other participating ATIC members, including: Main Roads WA (MRWA); Qld Dept of Housing & Public Works (Qld DPW); Dept of Industry, Science & Innovation (Industry); Dept of Planning & Infrastructure (DP&I); ACT Environment & Sustainable Development Directorate; WaterNSW [merger of State Water Corp (SWC) & Sydney Catchment Authority (SCA)]; Institute of Public Works Engineering Aust (IPWEA) . [NSW National Division]; Victorian Building Authority; Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils Ltd (WSROC); Queensland Urban Utilities; SA Dept for Planning, Transport & Infrastructure (DPTI); NT Dept of Construction & Infrastructure; Catchment Unit, Dept of Primary Industries (DPI); NSW EPA [Planning & Environment Cluster]; Sydney Water Corp (SWC); Sydney Ports Corp (SPC); NSW Land & Housing Corporation (LAHC) [Dept of Family & Community Services].

From industry and learned societies, special thanks are given to: Individuals and individual manufacturers too numerous to include; Ash Development Assoc of Australia (ADAA); Australian Engineered Fasteners and Anchors Council (AEFAC), Australasian Slag Assoc (ASA); Amorphous Silica Assoc of Australia (ASiAA); Australian Steel Institute (ASI); Bureau of Steel Manufacturers of Australia (BOSMA), Cement, Concrete & Aggregates Australia (CCAA); Concrete Institute of Australia (CIA); CSIRO, Cement & Concrete Technology (now closed); Engineers Australia; NATA, School of Civil & Environmental Engineering UNSW (BRC has now ceased operation).

All photos are acknowledged with thanks, including those sourced from the “Bridge Aesthetics: Design guideline to improve the appearance of bridges in NSW, Roads and Maritime Services, Centre for Urban Design, July 2012”.

ATIC-SPEC, WS-SPEC and the “ATIC Suite of Schemes” (the SPECS) are published by NSW Public Works, a division of the Department of Finance, Services & Innovation (DFSI) and previously known as the Department of Public Works & Services (DPWS), on the following basis:

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