Inquiry into Motorcycle Safety

Submissions

Submissions for the Inquiry into Motorcycle Safety closed on Friday 22nd July 2011.

Should you have an interest in providing a late submission, please contact the Committee Secretariat on (03) 8682 2846 or email rsc@parliament.vic.gov.au for further information.

Once received and formally accepted by the Committee, all public submissions will be published here in electronic PDF format. Any submissions for which confidentiality has been requested and granted will not appear here.

The Committee has received submissions from the following individuals and organisations:

            1. pdf Darke, S. 406.28 Kb
            2. pdf Brown, R. 217.30 Kb
              pdf Brown, R. (Attachment 1) 10.05 Kb
            3. pdf McLennan, P. 673.37 Kb
            4. pdf Fox, B.  130.84 Kb
            5. pdf Pask, A.  705.36 Kb
            6. pdf Irwin, M. 329.35 Kb
            7. pdf Robertson, P.S.  1.50 Mb
            8. pdf Bergman, T.  123.79 Kb
            9. pdf Dear, D.  2.08 Mb
            10. pdf RoadSafe Gippsland 897.07 Kb
            11. pdf Millar, R.  1.85 Mb
            12. pdf Accident Scene Management Australia (Part 1) 2.91 Mb
              pdf Accident Scene Management Australia (Part 2) 4.08 Mb
            13. pdf Chmiel, M. and Lyster, D. 237.27 Kb
            14. pdf Motorcycle Road Riders Co-operative Ltd 1.22 Mb  
            15.  pdf Campbell, T.  471.49 Kb
            16. pdf Donaldson, B.  796.42 Kb
            17. pdf Classic Motorcycle Club of Victoria 1.29 Mb
            18. pdf Ellis, H.  669.78 Kb
            19. pdf BSA Motorcycle Owners Association 2.05 Mb
            20. pdf Motorcycle Motion 7.34 Mb
            21. pdf Sava, T. 552.94 Kb
            22. pdf Rowley, C. 80.29 Kb  
            23.  pdf Mastoris, E. 1.02 Mb  
            24. pdf Inglis, M. 110.67 Kb  
            25. pdf Hangmore Motorcycle Club Inc. 69.05 Kb  
            26. pdf Deighton-Smith, R. 672.10 Kb
              pdf Deighton-Smith, R. (Attachment 1) 199.59 Kb
            27. pdf Wentworth, T. 108.21 Kb  
            28. pdf Schutt, J. 1.17 Mb  
            29. pdf RPS Industries 1.42 Mb
              pdf RPS Industries (Attachment 1) 1.20 Mb
              pdf RPS Industries (Attachment 2) 184.07 Kb
              pdf RPS Industries (Attachment 3) 1.16 Mb
              pdf RPS Industries (Attachment 4) 260.98 Kb
              pdf RPS Industries (Attachment 5) 277.57 Kb    
            30. pdf Dowe, P. 752.13 Kb
              pdf Dowe, P. (Attachment 1) 77.88 Kb
              pdf Dowe, P. (Attachment 2) 196.19 Kb
              pdf Dowe, P. (Attachment 3) 157.11 Kb
            31. pdf Kimpton, S. 1.01 Mb  
            32. pdf Tsiolis, V. 377.37 Kb  
            33.  pdf McAuliffe, D.  105.24 Kb  
            34. pdf Lambert, J. 1.83 Mb   
            35. pdf Reevu 1.94 Mb
            36. pdf Australian Motorcycle Trail Riders Association (AMTRA) 3.18 Mb
            37. pdf Hartwell Motorcycle Club 1.35 Mb
            38. pdf Driver Education Centre of Australia (DECA) 4.72 Mb
            39. pdf Armstrong's Driver Education 2.78 Mb
            40. pdf Newland, R. 316.92 Kb
              pdf Newland, R. (Attachment 1) 369.12 Kb
              pdf Newland, R. (Attachment 2) 725.00 Kb
            41. pdf Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) 2.19 Mb
            42. pdf Independent Riders' Group 1.12 Mb
              pdf Independent Riders' Group (Addendum) 370.63 Kb
              pdf Independent Riders' Group (Appendix 1 - 5) 5.19 Mb
              pdf Independent Riders' Group (Appendix 6 - 10) 7.16 Mb
              pdf Independent Riders' Group (Appendix 11 - 14) 1.89 Mb
              pdf Independent Riders' Group (Attachment 1) 483.10 Kb
              pdf Independent Riders' Group (Attachment 2) 1.77 Mb
              pdf Independent Riders' Group (Attachment 3) 212.63 Kb
              pdf Independent Riders' Group (Attachment 4) 1.02 Mb
            43. pdf Clemens, K. 174.94 Kb
            44. pdf Australian Drug Foundation 931.98 Kb
            45. pdf Australian Riders' Division 1.55 Mb
            46. pdf RoadSafe Metropolitan North Eastern Inc. 2.39 Mb
            47. pdf Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety - Queensland (CARRSQ) 646.29 Kb
            48. pdf Government of Western Australia - Office of Road Safety  2.60 Mb
            49. pdf Maurice Blackburn Lawyers 751.25 Kb
            50. pdf Honda Australia Motorcycle and Power Equipment Pty Ltd 3.38 Mb
              pdf Honda Australia (Attachment 1) 3.93 Mb
            51. pdf Select Scootas 6.42 Mb
            52. pdf Victoria Police 1.98 Mb
              pdf Victoria Police - ADDENDUM 2.23 Mb
            53. pdf Rural City of Wangaratta / RoadSafe Alliance Group 1.23 Mb
            54. pdf Alfred Health 6.62 Mb
            55. pdf Victorian Motorcycle Council 901.40 Kb
            56. pdf Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce (VACC) 1.42 Mb
            57. pdf Main Roads Western Australia 3.04 Mb
            58. pdf Professor Marcus Wigan (Oxford Systematics) 7.87 Mb
            59. pdf RoadSafe Barwon 1.90 Mb
            60. pdf Ulysses Club Inc. 691.84 Kb
              pdf Ulysses Club (Attachment 1) 524.05 Kb
              pdf Ulysses Club (Attachment 2) 127.48 Kb
              pdf Ulysses Club (Attachment 3) 1.15 Mb
            61. pdf VicRoads 7.10 Mb
              pdf VicRoads (Supplementary Submission) 3.14 Mb  
            62. pdf Australia Post 2.99 Mb   
            63. pdf Transport Accident Commission (TAC) 4.10 Mb
            64. pdf City of Casey 950.93 Kb
            65. pdf Royal Automobile Club of Victoria (RACV) Ltd 2.72 Mb
            66. pdf WorkSafe Victoria 2.90 Mb  
            67. pdf Transport and Road Safety (TARS) Research, University of New South Wales 1.43 Mb
            68. pdf Department of Sustainability and Environment 2.76 Mb    
            69. pdf Department of Health 2.98 Mb
            70. pdf Individual - R.L. 637.57 Kb  
            71. pdf Tassigiannakis, B 2.16 Mb
              pdf Tassigiannakis, B (Attachment) 207.61 Kb
            72. pdf Lambretta Club of Australia Incorporated 6.57 Mb
            73. pdf de Rijcke, F. 2.63 Mb
            74. pdf McDermott, F. 2.18 Mb
            75. pdf Tame, J. 2.20 Mb
              pdf Tame, J. (Addendum) 417.24 Kb
            76. Confidential    

Content and News

On 10 February 2011 the Road Safety Committee received terms of reference to inquire into and report by 30 June 2012* on the Inquiry into Motorcycle Safety.

GOVERNMENT RESPONSE 

The Victorian Government Response to the Inquiry into Motorcycle Safety was tabled on Tuesday 11 June 2013.

The Final Report on the Inquiry into Motorcycle Safety was tabled on Wednesday 12 December 2012.
Hard copies of the Report are available to be picked up from the Table Office in Parliament House or electronically via the Road Safety Committee website: http://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/rsc/inquiries/article/1409.

*Note: The reporting date was extended to 13 December 2012 by resolution of the Legislative Assembly on 8 February 2012. The Committee agreed to table the report on Wednesday 12 December 2012.

For more information on the Road Safety Committee or the Inquiry into Motorcycle Safety, please contact 03 8682 2846 or email rsc@parliament.vic.gov.au

Terms of Reference

That under s 33 the Parliamentary Committees Act 2003, the Road Safety Committee is required to inquire into, consider and report no later than 30 June 2012* on motorcycle safety and the Committee is asked to consider:

(a) trends over time in crash types including on-road and off-road crashes, rural/urban breakdown, experience levels of riders (where known) and types of motorcycles being ridden;

(b) the changing face of motorcycling and in particular, patterns of motorcycle usage over time including the uptake of motorcycles as an alternative form of transport and its impact on road safety;

(c) the attitudes of riders to safety and risk taking including drugs, alcohol, travelling at inappropriate speeds, use of protective clothing and fatigue;

(d) riders and drivers attitudes to each other;

(e) responsibilities for improving the safety of off-road riders;

(f) the efficiency and effectiveness of the accredited provider scheme in the delivery and administration of motorcycle licensing;

(g) countermeasures used in Victoria, Australia and other comparable overseas jurisdictions to reduce the number and severity of motorcycle accidents with reference to road environment treatments, behavioural change programs and the design and technology of motorcycles and protective gear;

(h) new initiatives to reduce motorcycle crashes and injuries;

(i) the appropriateness of the TAC premium for motorcyclists in relation to covering all riders eligible to claim on the TAC scheme;

(j) the effectiveness of the Motorcycle Safety Levy in improving rider safety in Victoria; and

(k) the ways government can work with non-government stakeholders to achieve motorcycle safety outcomes.

 

*Note: The reporting date has been extended to 13 December 2012 by resolution of the Legislative Assembly on 8 February 2012.

 pdf Terms of Reference PDF for Download 197.12 Kb

Hearings and Transcripts

The Road Safety Committee held Public Hearings for the Inquiry into Motorcycle Safety. Transcripts and presentations from the public hearings are available for download on this page.

 

Friday 31 August 2012

Parliament House, Spring Street, Legislative Council Committee Room

10.00am - 11.15am Victorian Motorcycle Council
pdf Transcript 71.10 Kb
pdf Presentation 4.34 Mb


11.30am - 13.00pm Transport Accident Commission
pdf Transcript 109.12 Kb
pdf Presentation 7.05 Mb

 

Monday 17 October 2011

55 St Andrews Place, East Melbourne

9.00am - 10.15am  VicRoads
pdf Transcript 77.27 Kb 
pdf Presentation 403.64 Kb

10.15am - 10.45am  Victorian Auditor-General's Office
pdf Transcript 41.33 Kb

11.00am - 12.15pm  Victoria Police
pdf Transcript 92.01 Kb

12.15pm - 1.30pm  Department of Health
pdf Transcript 59.20 Kb

1.30pm - 2.00pm Mr Matthew Zammit
pdf Transcript 41.17 Kb

2.00pm - 2.30pm  Coroners Court of Victoria
pdf Transcript 64.98 Kb

2.30pm - 3.45pm Transport Accident Commission
pdf Transcript 86.05 Kb
pdf Presentation 193.09 Kb

4.00pm - 5.15pm Department of Sustainability and Environment
pdf Transcript 77.71 Kb

 

Tuesday 18 October 2011

55 St Andrews Place, East Melbourne 

9.15am - 10.00am  DECA
pdf Transcript 56.57 Kb

10.00am - 10.45am  Armstrong's
pdf Transcript 56.45 Kb

11.00am - 11.45am  Honda Australia Rider Training
pdf Transcript 79.47 Kb

11.45am - 12.30pm  Professor Marcus Wigan
pdf Transcript 62.06 Kb

1.00pm - 1.45pm  Select Scootas
pdf Transcript 65.01 Kb

1.45pm - 2.45pm  Mr Paul Varnsverry
pdf Transcript 51.01 Kb

2.45pm - 3.45pm  The Alfred
pdf Transcript 74.56 Kb

4.00pm - 4.30pm  Youth Parliament Delegates
pdf Transcript 48.80 Kb

4.30pm - 5.30pm  Independent Riders' Group
pdf Transcript 84.64 Kb

5.30pm - 6.00pm  Mr David McAuliffe
pdf Transcript 45.44 Kb

6.30pm - 8.00pm  OPEN FORUM
pdf Transcript 123.18 Kb

 

Wednesday 19 October 2011

55 St Andrews Place, East Melbourne

9.15am - 9.45am  Maurice Blackburn Lawyers
pdf Transcript 76.98 Kb

9.45am - 10.30am  Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce
pdf Transcript 71.09 Kb

10.45am - 11.30am  Mr Kris Growcott
pdf Transcript 45.70 Kb

11.30am - 12.30pm  Mr Scott Harris
pdf Transcript 63.26 Kb

1.00pm - 1.45pm  RACV
pdf Transcript 65.01 Kb

1.45pm - 2.30pm  Victorian Motorcycle Council
pdf Transcript 62.06 Kb
pdf Presentation 609.83 Kb

2.30pm - 3.30pm  Mr Rex Deighton-Smith
pdf Transcript 67.37 Kb

3.45pm - 4.15pm  Ms Heather Ellis
pdf Transcript 61.41 Kb

4.15pm - 4.45pm  Ulysses Club
pdf Transcript 47.45 Kb  

 

Tuesday 6 March 2012

55 St Andrews Place, East Melbourne

10.00am - 11.00am Mr Rob Smith
pdf Transcript 64.44 Kb

11.15am - 12.00pm Alfred Health
pdf Transcript 54.10 Kb

1.15pm - 2.15pm Monash University Accident Research Centre
pdf Transcript 100.29 Kb
pdf Presentation 207.12 Kb

2.30pm - 5.30pm VicRoads
pdf Transcript 139.03 Kb

 

Wednesday 7 March 2012

55 St Andrews Place, East Melbourne

9.30am - 10.15am Alfred Health
pdf Transcript 68.59 Kb

10.30am - 12.30pm Transport Accident Commission
pdf Transcript 153.80 Kb

1.45pm - 3.45pm Victoria Police
pdf Transcript 143.57 Kb

4.00pm - 5.00pm Ambulance Victoria
pdf Transcript 75.98 Kb
  

 

REGIONAL PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

 

GEELONG - Tuesday 15 November 2011

National Wool Museum, The Auction Room, 26 Moorabool Street, Geelong

10.30am - 11.15am  Motorcycling Australia
pdf Transcript 53.53 Kb

11.30am - 12.15pm  Mr Ray Newland
pdf Transcript 64.34 Kb

12.30pm - 1.15pm  Motorcycle Motion
pdf Transcript 69.85 Kb

2.15pm - 3.00pm  Victoria Police, Geelong
pdf Transcript 67.91 Kb

3.15pm - 4.00pm RoadSafe Barwon
pdf Transcript 32.92 Kb

4.15pm - 5.00pm Mr John Lambert
pdf Transcript 78.10 Kb

5.00pm - 5.10pm Mr Peter Bell
pdf Transcript 23.52 Kb

5.10pm - 5.20pm Mr Stuart Carter
pdf Transcript 13.71 Kb

5.20pm - 5.30pm Mr William Moodie
pdf Transcript 12.00 Kb

 

BALLARAT - Wednesday 16 November 2011

Ballarat City Town Hall, Committee Room 1, corner Sturt Street and Armstrong Street South, Ballarat

11.00am - 11.45am  Victoria Police, Ballarat
pdf Transcript 63.96 Kb

1.30pm - 2.15pm  Mr David Hyatt
pdf Transcript 56.74 Kb

2.30pm - 3.15pm  Elizabeth Krieg
pdf Transcript 80.08 Kb

3.30pm - 4.15pm  Ulysses Motorcycle Club
pdf Transcript 56.10 Kb

 

WANGARATTA - Tuesday 29 November 2011 

The Centre, Room 2, Chisolm Street, Wangaratta

12.00pm - 12.45pm  Mr Doug Sunderland
pdf Transcript 47.06 Kb

1.45pm - 2.30pm  Rural City of Wangaratta/RoadSafe Alliance Group
pdf Transcript 82.73 Kb

2.45pm - 3.30pm  Mr Greg McCoy
pdf Transcript 34.55 Kb

3.45pm - 4.15pm  Victoria Police - Wangaratta
pdf Transcript 60.27 Kb

4.30pm - 5.15pm Accident Scene Management Australia
pdf Transcript 49.93 Kb

5.15pm - 5.30pm Mr N. Weeks
pdf Transcript 21.12 Kb

 

WODONGA - Wednesday 30 November 2011

TAFESpace, Boardroom, 158 Lawrence Street, Wodonga

9.30am - 10.15am  Victoria Police - Wodonga
pdf Transcript 74.99 Kb

10.30am - 11.15am  Albury Wodonga Health
pdf Transcript 58.16 Kb

11.30am - 12.15pm  Ulysses Motorcycle Club
pdf Transcript 84.21 Kb

12.30pm - 2.00pm  OPEN FORUM
pdf Transcript 58.61 Kb

3.15pm - 4.00pm  Wodonga TAFE
pdf Transcript 85.68 Kb

4.15pm - 5.00pm  Ambulance Victoria
pdf Transcript 90.84 Kb

 

TRARALGON - Tuesday 13 December 2011

Business Centre, Seminar Room, 55 Grey Street, Traralgon

1.45pm - 2.30pm Victoria Police - Traralgon
pdf Transcript 63.39 Kb

2.45pm - 3.45pm VicRoads
pdf Transcript 97.51 Kb

4.00pm - 4.15pm Mr Pete Dowe
pdf Transcript 34.27 Kb

4.15pm - 4.30pm Ms Jennifer Tame
pdf Transcript 33.77 Kb

 

BAIRNSDALE - Wednesday 14 December 2011

Gippsland Shire Council, Council Chambers, 273 Main Street, Bairnsdale

9.30am - 10.30am Victoria Police - Bairnsdale
pdf Transcript 85.24 Kb

10.45am - 11.30am Eastern Region Motorcycle Working Party
pdf Transcript 74.06 Kb

11.45am - 12.30pm Ride-Tek Motorcycle Training Academy
pdf Transcript 51.10 Kb