Publicly available policies provide key headline information to industry on how ONRSR will administer the law in respect of particular subject areas.



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Application of cost benefit analysis requirement policy
Jan 15, 2021

The purpose of this policy is to ensure an appropriate level of transparency with regard to the interpretation by the NRSR of what is meant by significant cost or expenses under the RSNL.

Application of the AQF to rail safety worker competence assessment policy
Jul 22, 2021

The purpose of this policy is to set out the principles for determining whether a rail transport operator has assessed the competence of its rail safety workers in accordance with the Rail Safety National Law (RSNL).

Compliance & enforcement policy
May 7, 2018

This policy clearly articulates how the application of the compliance and enforcement measures as set out in the RSNL will be applied by the Regulator.

Drug and alcohol testing policy
Jun 20, 2019

The purpose of this policy is to ensure an appropriate level of transparency with regard to drug and alcohol testing of Rail Safety Workers (RSWs) by the NRSR in accordance with the RSNL.

Fees Policy
Sep 18, 2021

Information on fees payable by rail transport operators and applications of annual fees, waivers, refunds and payment arrangements for fees administered by ONRSR.

Level Crossings Policy
Jun 20, 2019

Sets out ONRSR’s approach and broader expectations for improving the safety of railway operations with regard to existing railway crossings and the early design of future road and rail intersections.

Privacy Notice APP5
Mar 29, 2021

ONRSR is bound by the provisions for organisations under the Privacy Act 1988 (the Act), including the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) and by confidentiality and oversight provisions under the Rail Safety National Law (RSNL) - a schedule to the Rail Safety National Law (South Australia) Act 2012.

Privacy Policy
Mar 29, 2021

This policy outlines ONRSR’s obligations in relation to personal information (information about individuals) under the Privacy Act 1988, including: what we collect and why; how that information is collected, stored and disclosed; and how individuals can access or correct the information that we hold about them.

Review of decisions policy
Jun 14, 2016

The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance in relation to the role and expectations of ONRSR officers in contributing to and supporting the processes by which decisions may be reviewed or appealed against.

Safety improvement policy
Dec 20, 2013

The purpose of this policy is to support the overarching ONRSR Regulatory Approach Document and state how the ONRSR intends to implement its safety improvement functions under the RSNL consistent with the co-regulatory framework for rail safety.

Last updated: Aug 21, 2021, 11:31:53 AM