Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989—Compliance and Enforcement
Under the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989 (the Act), the department regulates the safety, environmental and anti-theft performance of all new and used vehicles entering the Australian market for the first time to deliver the regulatory outcome of improved vehicle safety that delivers economic benefits.
The department monitors and enforces compliance with the Act by encouraging voluntary compliance, undertaking informed risk-based compliance activities and applying proportionate enforcement responses when non-compliance is detected.
Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989 Compliance and Enforcement Strategy
Road Vehicle Compliance Update
The Road Vehicle Compliance Update provides information and updates on the department's road vehicle compliance activities.
The latest issue can be found on the Road Vehicle Compliance Update page.