Australian Transport Safety Bureau
Section 2: Revisions to entity outcomes and planned performance
The outcome and program structures for the ATSB have not changed from that published in the 2016–17 PB Statements.
Outcome 1: Improved transport safety in Australia including through: independent ‘no blame’ investigation of transport accidents and other safety occurrences; safety data recording, analysis and research; and fostering safety awareness, knowledge and action.
Budgeted expenses for Outcome 1
This table shows how much the entity intends to spend (on an accrual basis) on achieving the outcome, broken down by program.
Table 2.1.2: Performance criteria for Outcome 1
Table 2.1.2 below details the performance criteria for each program associated with Outcome 1. It is to be used by entities to describe the results they plan to achieve with the resources provided for new programs, or materially changed existing programs resulting from decisions made since the 2016-17 Budget.
|Outcome 1 — Improved transport safety in Australia including through: independent ‘no blame’ investigation of transport accidents and other safety occurrences; safety data recording, analysis and research; and fostering safety awareness, knowledge and action.|
|Program 1.1 — The ATSB will work actively with the aviation, marine and rail industries, transport regulators and governments at a state, national and international level to improve transport safety standards for all Australians, particularly the travelling public. Investigations and related activities seek to raise awareness of identified safety issues and to encourage stakeholders to implement actions to improve future safety|
|Delivery||The key deliverables for the ATSB to meet its primary outcome are given below.
|Year||Performance criteria (a)||Targets|
|2016-17||In 2016-17 the ATSB’s performance will be measured against the following targets:|
|Safety actions completed that address safety issues identified by ATSB investigation reports:|
|Critical safety issues||100%|
|All other safety issues||70%|
|Complex investigation reports are published within 12 months||90%|
|Short investigation reports are completed within four months||90%|
|Stakeholder awareness of safety issues is raised as a result of investigation, research and analysis findings and through safety education activities as measured through a biennial survey—scored on a 7-point rating scale||5 or higher on a biennial basis|
|Safety action is taken by stakeholders to address valid safety concerns identified in confidential reports||70% actioned|
|2017-18 and beyond||As per 2016–17||As per 2016–17|
|Purpose||Improve the safety of, and public confidence in, aviation, marine and rail transport through:
|Material changes to Program 1.1 resulting from the following measures:
- Performance criteria for KPI3 has been updated since the 2016–17 Budget to reflect extended investigative processes for short investigation reports.