Safe railways for Australia

Statement of Intent


The Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator (ONRSR)’s Statement of Intent outlines the ONRSR’s regulatory approach and its priorities for 2016 to 2019, which underpin ONRSR’s business and resource allocations. The priorities are based on the expectations of the Council of Australian Governments and government policy, and form the basis for strategic and operational goals as set out in ONRSR’s Corporate Plan 2016 to 2019.

The Statement of Intent describes the ONRSR’s key functions which are to:

  • improve rail safety for the Australian community

  • decrease the regulatory burden on the rail industry

  • provide seamless national safety regulation

  • enforce regulatory compliance.

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Last updated: 10 June 2016