Road Vehicle Compliance Update

The Road Vehicle Compliance Update provides information on the department's road vehicle compliance activities.

The Road Vehicle Compliance Update aims to raise awareness of regulatory obligations and promote voluntary compliance.

Updates may include information on:

  • The department's key areas of compliance focus for the financial year
  • Information on common compliance issues the department is seeing
  • Links to new or updated information that may assist you in meeting your obligations under the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989

Current issue

In Road Vehicle Compliance Update—Issue 3 August 2018 you will find information on:

  • Our annual stakeholder survey
  • 2018–19 areas of compliance focus
  • Heavy vehicles—certification issues
  • Heavy trailers—conformity of production
  • Heavy trailers—Recording Schedule 5 conditions to the Identification Plate Approval (IPA) for Over Dimension heavy trailer configurations (ADR 43)
  • ADR79 (Emission Control for Light Vehicles) desktop audits results
  • RAWS test report requirements
  • Release of new circulars
  • Concessional import requirements
  • Consultation groups established

Previous issues

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The department is collecting personal information for the purpose of notifying registrants of the release of issues of the Road Vehicle Compliance Update, in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (the Privacy Act).

The department will use your personal information to advise you of the release of the Road Vehicle Compliance Update and will store this information securely. Your personal information will not be published or disclosed to any third parties unless required by law.

The department's on-line 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.