The Third Review of the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport 2002 (Transport Standards)
Terms of Reference
As required by Part 34 of the Transport Standards, the third five-year review of the Transport Standards is being undertaken by the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development in consultation with the Attorney-General's Department. Once complete the Department will provide a final written report for consideration by the Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development in consultation with the Attorney-General.
- As required by Part 34 of the Transport Standards, the 2017 Review will review the efficiency and effectiveness of the Transport Standards and will:
- assess whether discrimination has been removed, as far as possible, according to the requirements for compliance set out in Schedule 1 of the Transport Standards; and
- advise on any necessary amendments to the Transport Standards.
- The Review will focus on:
- reporting public views on progress towards achievement of targets set out in the Transport Standards;
- assessing compliance with the requirements set out in Schedule 1 of the Transport Standards, in particular those under Part 3 of Schedule 1;
- identifying initiatives and actions with respect to removing discrimination from public transport services undertaken by state and territory governments since the 2012 Review; and
- assessing the progress of the implementation of the response to the 2012 Review
The Transport Standards review Issues Paper is available for download and submissions closed on 30 November 2018.
- The Third Review of the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport 2002 (Transport Standards) DOCX: 1870 KBPDF: 487 KB
- Complete version MP3: 33744 KB
- Cover MP3: 250 KB
- Copyrights MP3: 3555 KB
- Contents MP3: 559 KB
- Introduction MP3: 2055 KB
- Submissions MP3: 1666 KB
- Section A MP3: 824 KB
- Section B MP3: 1183 KB
- Section C MP3: 1869 KB
- Appendix A MP3: 2016 KB
- Appendix B MP3: 3620 KB
- Appendix C MP3: 9068 KB
- Appendix D MP3: 6541 KB
Public submissions to the Third Review are now available.
For information on the Transport Standards, please contact the Secretariat mailbox at DisabilitiesTransportAccessSecretariat@infrastructure.gov.au.