The Department of Transport (DoT) brings together all transport modes to design, plan, deliver and operate Victoria’s transport system. We’re focused on outcomes that deliver more choice, connections and confidence in our travel, ensuring the whole transport network works as one to deliver better services.
DoT’s vision is to meet the aspirations of Victorians and businesses for a transport system that is simple, connected, accessible, reliable, safe and supports a productive, growing economy.
Victoria has a proud history of road safety innovation and within the Department, Road Safety Victoria (RSV) has been established to provide a dedicated office to improving safety for all Victorian road users. RSV works closely with road safety partners – Transport Accident Commission, Victoria Police, the Department of Justice and Community Safety, and the Department of Health and Human Services – to deliver strategic and coordinated road safety policies, programs and initiatives.
The TAC is a Victorian Government-owned organisation whose role is to promote road safety, improve the State’s trauma system and support those who have been injured on our roads. Our ambition is to be the world leader in social insurance and eliminate serious road trauma. We want to ensure people are not hurt on our roads and help those who are injured to get their lives back on track. Our clients deserve the best, so we aim to be nothing less.
The Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is responsible for the design and implementation of the Australian Government’s infrastructure, transport and regional development policies and programs, and is the lead agency for communications and the arts. We are at the forefront of the Australian Government’s efforts to connect our communities, secure the nation’s economic future, improve living standards, provide access to high quality communication services and ensure all Australians can enjoy diverse artistic and cultural experiences.
The Office of Road Safety, within the Department, coordinates and facilitates national efforts to improve road safety outcomes for all Australians. The Office has worked with all states and territories and the Australian Local Government Association to develop the National Road Safety Strategy 2021-30.
The NHVR is Australia’s regulator for all vehicles over 4.5 tonnes gross vehicle mass and administers the Heavy Vehicle National Law.
We provide leadership to, and work collaboratively with, industry and partner agencies to drive sustainable improvements to safety, productivity and efficiency outcomes across the Australian heavy vehicle road transport sector.
We are headquartered in Brisbane and currently employ more than 350 people across Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Launceston and Melbourne, with a direct regulatory relationship with more than:
— 40,000 road freight businesses
— 900,000 heavy vehicle units
— 500 road managers
— 1,000 authorised officers.
The Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC) is one of the world’s foremost comprehensive injury prevention research institutions. The Centre’s research is interdisciplinary, applying a systems-based framework across transport, workplace and community sectors. Our goal is simple but profound: to create safe and resilient solutions to local and global challenges. Stakeholder engagement and real-world solutions have been a key to MUARC’s success since its inception in 1987. The Centre’s research has helped keep the Victorian road fatality rate to one of the lowest in the world and has also contributed to a diverse range of workplace and community safety initiatives.
3M pioneered the development of retroreflective sign sheeting over 75 years ago and continues to meet today’s requirements with long-lasting and effective signs that help get drivers safely where they’re going. As a global leader in retroreflective technology, 3M is committed to delivering innovative safety solutions designed to maximise visibility and safety on the road, in the workplace and general community. As part of this commitment, 3M Australia and New Zealand, offers an Extended Full Sign Warranty through our Approved Diamond Certified Manufacturer network. This warranty not only guarantees the durability and performance of our sheeting, it gives you peace of mind that you are delivering the highest level of road safety.
Our cities are growing fast; and we’re all about keeping cities moving. Our roads keep traffic—and cities—moving.
We do everything from building new roads to researching new vehicle and road safety technology—and in everything we do, we’re looking to help people get where they want to go, as quickly and safely as possible.
The National Road Safety Partnership Program (NRSPP) offers a collaborative network to support Australian businesses in developing a positive road safety culture. It’s about saving lives without the red tape.
Partners within the NRSPP recognise road safety not as a competitive advantage but as a shared advantage. Collaboration will not only increase productivity but save lives. On our website, you will find the tools, evidence, networks and support that will empower you in not only improving road safety in your workplace, but outside of your workplace too.
From senior management to workers, a positive road safety culture is everyone’s responsibility.
Austroads is the collective of the Australian and New Zealand transport agencies, representing all levels of government. Austroads members are collectively responsible for the management of over 900,000 kilometres of roads valued at more than $250 billion representing the single largest community asset in Australia and New Zealand.
Providing high-quality, practical and impartial advice, information, tools and services, Austroads helps its members make mobility safer and more reliable for all users and our transport infrastructure sustainable and future proof.
Austroads’ work is evidence-based and impacts a wide range of agencies including planning, service, infrastructure, health and safety, public health and policing.
Victoria Police was established in 1853 and provides policing services to the Victorian community 24 hours a day, seven days a week, working to keep more than 6 million Victorians safe. Its role is to uphold the law so as to promote a safe, secure and orderly society.
The ACT Government is committed to investing in evidence-based road safety measures while being innovative in policy approaches to road safety and advances in road transport technology. Our goals are improved road safety on our road network, a continued reduction in trauma and deaths, and ultimately, the achievement of Vision Zero –no deaths or serious injuries on our road transport network. Vision Zero is the central philosophy guiding the approach to road safety in the ACT.
The Towards Zero Foundation is a UK registered charity working internationally for a world free from road fatalities and life changing serious injuries by promoting safe and sustainable mobility.
The Foundation endorses the Safe System approach to guide journeys ‘towards zero’. We provide a platform for global programmes and partnerships, working for ambitious improvements in public health on our roads in support of the UN’s transport related Sustainable Development Goals.
The TZF’s current major projects include:
— The Global New Car Assessment Programme
— The Stop the Crash Partnership
— The Commonwealth Road Safety Initiative
— The ‘50 by 30’ campaign to halve global road deaths and serious injuries by 2030
Acusensus was formed with the purpose of providing rapid and effective interventions to combat substantial road safety challenges.
We develop and deliver technology enabled solutions to drive behavioural change on the roads, reduce the instances of dangerous and unlawful driving, and the deaths and serious injuries that result from it. We are proud to be partnering with Transport for NSW for the world’s first automated illegal mobile phone use enforcement camera program.
Acusensus utilises advanced vehicle detection, high-speed image capture and image analysis and recognition technologies to address a range of road safety problems including distracted driving, speeding, and ANPR.
Ajen Monitoring Systems trading as Smart Start Interlocks Australia is a proud distributor of Smart Start Inc., North America’s leader in premier alcohol ignition interlock devices. Our network of professional Automotive Technicians provide installations and servicing of Alcohol Interlocks to the offender, commercial and voluntary market across Australia. Smart Start Interlocks have installed over 30,000 alcohol interlocks since 2009 and proudly provide innovative and industry leading products and services which are highly regarded by our customers, monitoring authorities and partners.
Forum8 is an international software company whose 3D virtual reality software is used for road safety project visualization and simulation. We also supply driving simulators for engineering and human factors research, driver training and rehabilitation.
With the Forum8 platform a 3D virtual world is built graphically, and scenarios are programmed in a simple macro language. Oculus Rift and HTC Vive headsets are supported and tools for researchers such as driver logs, visual replay and vehicle physics profiles, including for autonomous vehicles, are available. Our virtual exhibit will showcase the latest version of our software.
The National Road Safety Strategy 2021-30
The Strategy sets the direction of Australia’s road safety objectives, key priorities for action and road trauma reduction targets for the decade to 2030. It also sets us on the path to achieve Vision Zero—nobody killed or seriously injured on our roads—by 2050.
The accompanying National Road Safety Action Plan 2021-25 details the actions we will take to achieve the Strategy’s objectives during the first five years.
Visit the website to learn more about the National Road Safety Strategy 2021-30 and National Road Safety Action Plan 2021-25.