Have your say

The draft National Road Safety Strategy for 2021-30 is open for comments until 23 March 2021.

This is your opportunity to have input into the Strategy before it is finalised by governments.

The best way to ensure your comments are received is to make a submission and comment on the draft Strategy through the online submission form.

Alternatively, you can email RoadSafetyStrategy@infrastructure.gov.au or mail it to:

Office of Road Safety
GPO Box 594

All submissions must be received by 11:59pm AEDT on Tuesday 23 March 2021.

Online stakeholder briefing sessions will be held, providing an opportunity to hear more about the draft Strategy and ask your questions. For further information, visit the meetings page.

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Submission form

Which area/s of the draft Strategy are you commenting on (select all that apply):
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Privacy notice

Your submission, including any personal information supplied, is being collected by the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications for the purpose of receiving feedback on the draft National Road Safety Strategy 2021-2030 and associated Fact Sheets, in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (the Privacy Act).

The Department will use this information to inform the Strategy and associated documents prior to their finalisation and approval.

The Department has primary responsibility for coordinating development of the National Road Safety Strategy, and is working closely with the states, territories and the Australian Local Government Association, with assistance from Austroads, National Transport Commission, National Heavy Vehicle Regulator and the Australia New Zealand Policing Advisory Agency. To facilitate assessment of the feedback received over the consultation period, the Department will share relevant information with these parties. The Department may share the information with a contract provider who may be responsible for collating the data received through the consultation process.

Your personal information will be stored securely by the Department. It may be used by the Department to make further contact with you about the consultation process. Your personal information will not be disclosed to any other third parties, except in the circumstances outlined within this statement.

Submissions, in part or full, including the name of the author may be published on the Department's website or in the Government’s response, unless the submission is confidential. Confidential submissions (including author name) will not be published. Private addresses and contact details will not be published or disclosed to any third parties unless required by law.

Submissions will only be treated as confidential if they are expressly stated to be confidential. Automatically generated confidentiality statements or disclaimers appended to an email do not suffice for this purpose. If you wish to make a confidential submission, you should indicate this by ensuring your submission is marked confidential.

Confidential submissions will be kept securely and will only be disclosed in the following circumstances:

  • in response to a request by a Commonwealth Minister;
  • where required by a House or a Committee of the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia; or
  • where required by law.

The Department may also disclose confidential submissions within the Commonwealth of Australia, including with other Commonwealth agencies, where necessary in the public interest.

Please note that in order to protect the personal privacy of individuals in accordance with the Privacy Act any submissions containing sensitive information, personal information or information which may reasonably be used to identify a person or group of people may not be published, even if not marked as confidential.

The Department’s privacy policy contains information regarding complaint handling processes and how to access and/or seek correction of personal information held by the Department.  The Privacy Officer can be contacted on (02) 6274 6495.