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Statutory Notices register - update 10 May 2019

Outcomes of the CEO Industry Reference Group Meeting 15 March 2019

Update: Accreditation register

Update: Statutory Notices register

Introduction of Prescribed Incidents on 1 July 2019

Updated Guidelines

Update: National Rail Safety Register
Cancellation of Improvement Notice issued to Metro Trains Melbourne Pty Ltd on 16 April 2019. Read all notices

Australian Electric Transport Museum (S.A.) Inc - Improvement Notice

Update: National Rail Safety Register - Accreditation, Exemption and Registered RIM

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.

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.

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