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Safety Bulletin - Importance of a System Engineering Approach
Following recent incidents and observations the Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator (ONRSR) is reminding all operators of the importance of a system engineering approach.

Safety Improvement Project Update
ONRSR’s Safety Improvement Program for 2019 is well underway with track worker safety and tourist and heritage safety management the initial focus areas.

ONRSR releases Rail Safety Report 2017-2018
The report provides a review of rail industry safety performance based on the notifiable occurrence reporting required under Rail Safety National Law, documenting safety within the Australian rail industry through the last financial year. Download the Rail Safety Report 2017–2018

ONRSR Portal - full release
The ONRSR Portal is a secure digital channel that will facilitate the easy and reliable online exchange of all accreditation, regulatory activity and regulatory reporting data between ONRSR and all regulated parties. Access the Portal

Safety alert issued by CF Asia Pacific
The Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator (ONRSR) has been advised by CF Asia Pacific of the identification of asbestos on a locomotive main air reservoir gasket. Read more