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Staysafe (Joint Standing Committee on Road Safety)

The Staysafe (Joint Standing Committee on Road Safety) is a current joint standing committee, re-established 2 June 2015.

The Committee monitors, investigates and reports on road safety in New South Wales.

As part of its role, the Committee looks at ways to reduce deaths and injuries, as well as the social and economic costs to the community of road accidents.

Inquiries (click to show)

During the current parliament, no inquiries have been undertaken by the committee.

Records of earlier inquiries undertaken by the committee appear below:

ReferredInquiry Name
16/10/2013   Inquiry into Speed Zoning and its impact on the Demerit Points Scheme (Completed)
19/11/2012   Non-registered Motorised Vehicles (Completed)
22/02/2012   Driver and Road User Distraction (Completed)
26/08/2011   School Zone Safety (Completed)
17/05/2010   Vulnerable Road Users (Completed)
06/05/2009   Ministerial Reference - Inquiry into Pedestrian Safety (Completed)
26/11/2008   Heavy Vehicle Safety (Completed)
26/11/2008   Updating Progress on Railway Level Crossing Safety (Completed)
21/08/2007   Young Driver Safety and Education Programs (Completed)
29/06/2006   Inquiry into the road safety situation in New South Wales over the period 2000-2005 - Mid-Term Review of Road Safety 2010 strategic plan (Completed)
13/10/2005   Insurance Australia Group (NRMA Insurance) Preferred Repairer Scheme and the motor vehicle smash repair industry: Safety, roadworthiness and crashworthiness issues (Completed)
28/03/2004   Review of road safety administration in New South Wales (Expired)
20/11/2003   Vehicle occupants riding on motor vehicles (Car surfing) (Completed)
30/10/2003   World Health Day 2004 road safety forum (Completed)
19/07/2003   Speed and motor vehicles: Vehicle-based measures to monitor, manage and control speed (Expired)
04/04/2001   Safety of railway level crossings (Completed)
03/06/1999   General Matters (Completed)
03/06/1999   Pedestrian Safety (Completed)
03/06/1999   Traffic control and safety around schools (Completed)
  Comments on organ and tissue donation (Completed)
  Progress In Improving The Safety Of Railway Level Crossings (Completed)

Submissions invited (click to show)


The committee is not actively receiving submissions at present. Past submissions may be available under the relevant inquiry.

Reports and government responses (click to show)

The committee has not published any reports during the current parliament.

Records of earlier reports published by the committee appear below:

Report DateName of the report
04/11/2014   Speed Zoning and Its Impact on the Demerit Points Scheme
18/03/2014   Non-registered motorised vehicles
27/03/2013   Report on Driver and Road User Distraction
27/03/2012   Inquiry into School Zone Safety
02/12/2010   Vulnerable Road Users - Inquiry into Motorcycle and Bicycle Safety
23/09/2010   Report on Heavy Vehicle Safety
02/12/2009   Report on Pedestrian Safety (Ministerial Reference)
24/06/2009   Report on Updating Progress on Railway Level Crossing Safety
12/11/2008   Report on Young Driver Safety & Education Programs
15/12/2006   Inquiry into road safety administration and mid-term review of the New South Wales Road Safety 2010 Strategy Report of an inquiry into actions undertaken in the Health portfolio to address the road safety situation in New South Wales, 2000-2005
15/12/2006   Inquiry into road safety administration and mid-term review of the New South Wales Road Safety 2010 Strategy Report of an inquiry into actions undertaken by the WorkCover Authority to address the road safety situation in New South Wales, 2000-2005
15/12/2006   Inquiry into road safety administration and mid-term review of the New South Wales Road Safety 2010 strategy Report of an inquiry into actions undertaken by the Motor Accidents Authority to address the road safety situation in New South Wales, 2000-2005
15/12/2006   Progress In Improving The Safety Of Railway Level Crossings
15/12/2006   Inquiry into road safety administration and mid-term review of the New South Wales road safety 2010 strategy. Report of an inquiry into actions undertaken in the Attorney General's portfolio to address the road safety situation in New South Wales, 2000-2005.
15/12/2006   Inquiry into road safety administration and mid-term review of the New South Wales Road Safety 2010 Strategy. Report of an inquiry into actions undertaken by the Roads and Traffic Authority to address the road safety situation in New South Wales, 2000-2005.
15/12/2006   Inquiry into road safety administration and mid-term review of the New South Wales Road Safety 2010 Strategy. Report of an inquiry into actions undertaken in the Police portfolio to address the road safety situation in New South Wales, 2000-2005.
15/12/2006   Repairing to a price, not a standard Report of an inquiry into motor vehicle smash repairs under the Insurance Australia Group (NRMA Inusrance) Preferred Repairer Scheme, and its implications for roadworthiness, crashworthiness, and road safety
15/12/2006   Inquiry into road safety administration and mid-term review of the New South Wales Road Safety 2010 Strategy Report of an inquiry into actions undertaken in the Environment portfolio to address the road safety situation in New South Wales, 2000-2005
15/12/2006   Inquiry into road safety administration and mid-term review of the New South Wales Road Safety 2010 strategy. Report of an inquiry into actions undertaken by agencies within the Transport portfolio to address the road safety situation in New South Wales, 2000-2005.
15/12/2006   Road Safety: From Local to Global perspectives. Proceedings of the 4th meeting of Australasian Parliamentary road safety committees, together with supplementary papers Monday 3 April 2006 and Tuesday 4 April 2006, Parliament House, Sydney.
15/12/2006   Inquiry into road safety administration and mid-term review of the New South Wales Road Safety 2010 Strategy. Report of an inquiry into actions undertaken in the Education and Training portfolio to address the road safety situation in New South Wales, 2000-2005.
30/06/2006   Brief comments on organ and tissue donations
30/06/2006   Improving the health of the motor vehicle insurance and smash repair industries: Shifting the focus to public safety
20/12/2005   Report of an inquiry into motor vehicle smash repairs under the Insurance Australia Group (NRMA Insurance) Preferred Repairer Scheme, and its implications for roadworthiness, crashworthiness, and road safety
22/09/2005   Aspects of motorcycle safety in New South Wales - Proceedings of seminars on issues in motorcycle safety held at Sydney, Friday 3 December 2004 and Tuesday 4 May 2005, and other selected papers.
26/10/2004   Report on road safety administration in New South Wales. Road traffic crashes in New South Wales in 2003
26/10/2004   Report on road safety administration in New South Wales. Road traffic crashes in New South Wales in 2002
21/10/2004   Report on the safety of railway crossings - Where roads and railway lines meet at substantially the same level
23/09/2004   Report on Car Surfing and the Carriage of Unrestrained and Unprotected passengers on Motor Vehicles
23/09/2004   Report on World Health Day - "Road Safety is no Accident"
24/07/2001   Traffic Control and Safety in the Vicinity of Schools Part 1: Major Recommendations and Summary
01/12/1998   Pedestrian safety. IV. Child pedestrian safety in New South Wales
01/05/1997   The Traffic Amendment (Street and Illegal Drag Racing) Act 1996
01/10/1996   A 50 km/h general urban speed limit for New South Wales Report

Members (click to show)

Position
Chair: Mr Greg APLIN (Lib, LA Member).
Deputy Chair: Mr Scot MACDONALD (Lib, LC Member).
Members:Mr Adam CROUCH (Lib, LA Member)
 Mr Nick LALICH (ALP, LA Member)
 Mr Adam MARSHALL (Nat, LA Member)
 Ms Eleni PETINOS (Lib, LA Member)
 Dr Mehreen FARUQI (The Greens, LC Member)
 The Hon. Daniel MOOKHEY (ALP, LC Member)

Contact (click to show)

RoleNamePhoneFaxEmail
Main contactVedrana Trisic (02) 9230 2724 staysafe@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Postal address (click to show)

Staysafe Committee
Parliament House
Macquarie Street
SYDNEY NSW 2000

Terms of Reference establishing Committee (click to show)

Resolution passed 28 May 2015, 56th Parliament, Votes and Proceedings No.8, Item 2, Page 1011. Resolution passed 2 June 2015, 56th Parliament, Minutes No. 9, Item 13, Page 162.

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