Terms of Reference

The Joint Select Committee on Road Safety has been established to inquire into and report on:

  1. the effectiveness of existing road safety support services and programs, including opportunities to integrate Safe System principles into health, education, industry and transport policy;
  2. the impact of road trauma on the nation, including the importance of achieving zero deaths and serious injuries in remote and regional areas;
  3. the possible establishment of a future parliamentary Standing Committee on Road Safety and its functions;
  4. measures to ensure state, territory and local government road infrastructure investment incorporates the Safe System principles;
  5. road trauma and incident data collection and coordination across Australia;
  6. recommending strategies, performance measures and targets for the next National Road Safety Strategy;
  7. recommendations for the role of the newly established Office of Road Safety; and
  8. other measures to support the Australian Parliament’s ongoing resolve to reduce incidents on our roads, with a focus on the recommendations from the Inquiry into the effectiveness of the National Road Safety Strategy 2011–2020.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Senior Clerk's Office
Department of the Senate
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: 02 6277 3555

Past Public Hearings

20 Aug 2020:
17 Aug 2020:
22 Jul 2020:


Inquiry Status

Inquiry commenced


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