Nominations now open

Login or Registration on this page is not required to nominate. 

For previously nominated assets, you will need to nominate the asset again in the NHVR Portal, to make sure the mandatory fields are completed.

For detailed steps on how to nominate - download the Nomination Guide here.

Read common FAQs about nominating here or view key terms page to view the difference between an inspection report and an engineering asset assessment.

We are running regular webinars to support road managers with their nominations:

View the recorded webinar here.

This nomination round is open nationally to all local government road managers.

Nominations Extended! ... Now Closing: 22 June 2022

Please consider the asset selection criteria when nominating assets for your local council area. This will be used to prioritise the 'assets of significance' and make sure assessments are completed on assets that provide the greatest connectivity and community benefit.

Click to print the criteria with definitions


The nomination process is being managed via the NHVR Portal, under the Asset tab (instructions below).

Registering for the NHVR Portal

If you do not have a current NHVR Portal account (WA and NT users), please register so you are able to nominate your assets.

1. Register yourself as a new user 

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2. Register your council as a new partner account.

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If your council has an account, however, you are not a current user please request to be invited to join the account by your account administrator.

Before you nominate

The list of asset data requirements to proceed to asset nomination are below via the NHVR Portal - Asset Module. Please have this information available to complete all of the fields.

Asset details

  1. Asset name
  2. Asset type
  3. RM Asset ID
  4. Road Name
  5. Primary Material
  6. Design Standard
  7. Construction Year
  8. Overall Length
  9. Overall Width
  10. Have design drawings? (Yes/No)
  11. Last inspection date

Span Details

  1. Span Length/s

Spatial Details

  1. Asset location
  2. Enter a valid Route ID –
    1. Please create a new Route ID in the NHVR Route Planner Tool or
    2. Use a previously known Route ID


  1. A valid inspection report is required to nominate an asset for assessment. Please upload via the Attachments tab.

Click to print the Nomination Checklist - Mandatory Asset Data

Asset nomination process (workflow)

Ready to nominate... adding asset data

You can choose to add your assets individually or via a bulk import. The process for each is documented below.

Data entry process - Single Assets 

  1. Go to the Assets Module in NHVR Portal (left-hand sidebar)
  2. Is the asset already loaded within your LGA account?
    1. Yes – check to ensure data is correct and make any changes necessary
    2. No – click add a new asset 
  3. Enter all required information
  4. Activate the asset 
  5. Enter additional required fields to enable asset nomination (enter Route ID in Spatial Details tab and upload inspection report in Attachments tab)
  6. Return to Asset Details tab
  7. Nominate the asset for assessment

Data entry process - Bulk Import

  1. Go to the Assets Module in NHVR Portal (left-hand sidebar)
  2. Is the asset already loaded within your LGA account?
    1. Yes – check to ensure data is correct and make any changes necessary to the single asset record
    2. No – click Import Data button to bring up Data Import Tool
  3. In the Data Import Tool, click ‘download and use the template’
  4. Save csv template to desktop
  5. Complete csv template with asset data
    1. An example of how to enter data in correct format can be found within the Data Import Tool
  6. Drag and drop OR Browse Files to upload completed asset data csv file into the Data Import Tool
  7. Click check data
  8. Ensure all data is correct and valid
  9. Click Import Data
    1. NOTE: if the asset is already loaded within your LGA account it will be listed as a duplicate record and not upload. You will need to manually add/edit data on the single asset record.
  10. Activate and nominate your asset individually by following steps above in ‘Data entry process – Single Assets

Nomination Survey

When all mandatory asset information is added, the nomination button will appear on the asset tab. This will launch a short survey to capture asset usage information.

View the survey questions here.

Helpful articles for completing the survey: