Terms of Reference

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.

Committee Secretariat contact:

PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: 02 6277 4707

About this inquiry

The Joint Select Committee on Road Safety, the second of the 46th Parliament, was established by a resolution of appointment that was passed by the House of Representatives on 25 February 2021 and the Senate on 15 March 2021.


Track Inquiry

Upcoming Public Hearings

29 Sep 2021: Canberra
30 Sep 2021: Canberra

Past Public Hearings

13 Sep 2021: Canberra


Inquiry Status

Accepting Submissions


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