Safe railways for Australia

Drug and alcohol review – CONSULTATION – Save the dates

17 July 2017

ONRSR will soon begin a period of public consultation as it prepares to finalise a review of the drug and alcohol provisions within Rail Safety National Law

All rail safety stakeholders are welcome to provide their input and the policy recommendations from the review will be submitted to the Transport and Infrastructure Council for consideration at its November 2017 meeting.

The public consultation period will commence when the consultation draft is made available on Monday, 24 July, and conclude at close of business on Friday, 18 August.

To provide every opportunity for discussion and analysis of this important legislative review, ONRSR will be holding face-to-face consultation sessions around Australia throughout the consultation period.

Sessions will be held in the following cities on the dates below – please mark them in your diary. Further information on how to register will be available when the paper is issued.

  • Brisbane
    Thursday, 3 August
    Christie Conference Centre
    Endeavour 1 Room, Level 1, 320 Adelaide Street
    10am – 12.30pm 
  • Adelaide
    Monday, 7 August 
    Crowne Plaza
    Hindmarsh 4 room
    16 Hindmarsh Square
    1pm – 3.30pm
  • Melbourne
    Wednesday, 9 August
    Ibis Style Melbourne, The Victoria Hotel
    215 Little Collins Street
    10am – 12.30pm
  • Perth
    Thursday, 10 August
    Hyatt Regency Perth
    Mosman Bay Room
    99 Adelaide Terrace, Perth
    10am – 12.30 pm
  • Sydney
    Friday, 11 August
    The Grace Hotel
    77 York Street
    10am – 12.30pm

A review of drug and alcohol provisions under Rail Safety National Law by the Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator was agreed by the Transport and Infrastructure Council in 2012.

For further information contact Julie Bullas (08) 8406 1550 ( or Melissa Radke 0429 044 436 (