ACRS President releases ’2014 ACRS Submission to the Road Safety Community’ – Boosting Australia’s Productivity and International Standing Through Road Trauma Reductions

16 September 2014

  2014 ACRS Submission to the Australian Road Safety Community: Boosting Australia’s Productivity and International Standing Through Road Trauma Reductions   ACRS President, Lauchlan McIntosh AM, today released the 2014 ACRS Submission to the Australian Road Safety Community, a comprehensive report informing all stakeholders, including the general public, of the opportunities that are available to [...]

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Productivity Commission’s final report on Public Infrastructure released: Report disappointing says ACRS President

29 July 2014

First published in the ACRS Weekly Alert No.125 (23 July 2014) The Australian Government recently tabled the Productivity Commission’s Final Inquiry Report into Public Infrastructure that was provided to Government on 27 May 2014.

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Need up-to-date road toll/injury statistics for Australia/New Zealand/International regions? Bookmark your internet browser as follows…

5 June 2014

Members may occasionally have a requirement for up-to-date road toll statistics across Australia or New Zealand. These statistics are readily available and can be found on the following sites: Australian state-by-state statistics: 1. Australian Capital Territory (ACT Policing) 2. New South Wales (NSW Centre for Road Safety) 3. Northern Territory (NT Department of Transport) 4. [...]

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ACRS applauds Australia’s federal politicians with the launch of the ‘Parliamentary Friends of Road Safety’ group

17 May 2014

  ACRS congratulates Australia’s federal politicians who have launched the Parliamentary Friends of Road Safety Group, ably led by Senator Alex Gallacher and Victorian MP Darren Chester, Parliamentary Secretary for Defence. Representatives from the College recently met with Senator Alex Gallacher, the Labor Senator for South Australia, to discuss implementation of a Parliamentary Friends of [...]

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ACRS welcomes Australia’s Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) as our Patron

17 May 2014

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Farewell event with outgoing ACRS Patron, Ms Quentin Bryce, Governor-General of Australia

27 February 2014

With her term drawing to a close, the Governor-General, Ms Quentin Bryce AC CVO, held a farewell event for organisations to which she lends her support at Government House in Canberra on the afternoon of Monday 24 February 2014. Invited to attend this event were ACRS President Mr Lauchlan McIntosh AM, ACRS ACT & Region [...]

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ACRS submission to the Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into Public Infrastructure

7 January 2014

December 2013 The College has provided a submission to the Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into Public Infrastructure. Terms of reference: The Australian Government has asked the Productivity Commission (the Commission) to undertake a broad ranging inquiry into public infrastructure, comprising two broad streams of work: the provision, funding, and financing of major public infrastructure the scope [...]

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ABC’s Big Ideas program airs ‘Road safety and the media’ panel discussion

7 January 2014

ABC’S Big Ideas Program recently aired the recorded panel discussion for the 2013 ACRS Conference. Guests include: Ian Johnston – Adjunct Professor, Monash University Accident Research Centre. Paul Bongiorno – National Affairs Editor of Network Ten, Canberra Press Gallery member Lauchlan McIntosh – President, Australasian College of Road Safety  & Chair, Australasian New Car Assessment [...]

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Media alert: Unlimited speed trial would fail the corporate responsibility test

15 November 2013

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Prestigious 2013 ACRS Fellowship awarded to Professor Narelle Haworth

15 November 2013

Congratulations to Professor Narelle Haworth who was awarded the prestigious 2013 ACRS Fellowship at the 2013 ACRS Conference dinner on the evening of Thursday 7 November 2013. The award was presented by the ACRS President, Mr Lauchlan McIntosh AM, in front of around 200 conference delegates.  Narelle’s commendation as a worthy recipient of this award is as [...]

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