Safe railways for Australia

Statement of Intent


The Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator (ONRSR)’s Statement of Intent 2020-2023 outlines ONRSR’s regulatory approach and priorities, 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 2020-2023 Corporate Plan.

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: 7 July 2020