The House of Representatives (25 February 2021) and the Senate (15 March 2021) resolved that a Joint Select Committee on Road Safety be appointed to inquire into and report on:
(a) measures to support the Australian Parliament’s ongoing resolve to eliminate road crash fatal and serious injuries with a focus on ways to achieving Vision Zero by 2050;
(b) the effectiveness of existing road safety programs across Australia; opportunities to improve them and encourage broader take-up of effective approaches;
(c) opportunities for government policy in health, education, industry, transport and other areas to contribute to road trauma elimination, integrating Safe System principles;
(d) opportunities to embed road trauma prevention across Australian Government portfolios and agencies; and
(e) opportunities to reduce road trauma in the workplace, working with Work Health and Safety agencies and employers across Australia; including a focus on heavy vehicles and the gig economy.