Terms of Reference

On 30 October 2014, the Senate moved that the following matters be referred to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee for inquiry and report by 9 September 2015.

Aspects of road safety in Australia, having particular regard to:

a. the social and economic cost of road-related injury and death;

b. the importance of design standards on imported vehicles, as Australian vehicle manufacturing winds down;

c. the impact of new technologies and advancements in understanding of vehicle design and road safety;

d. the different considerations affecting road safety in urban, regional and rural areas;

e. other associated matters.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3511
Fax: +61 2 6277 5811
rrat.sen@aph.gov.au