Australian Transport Safety Bureau

Regulator function

Provides independent investigation of transport accidents and other safety occurrences. Undertakes safety data recording, analysis and research.


  • Transport Safety Investigations Act 2003
  • Transport Safety Investigation (Voluntary and Confidential Reporting Scheme) Regulations 2012 
  • Transport Safety Investigation Regulations 2021

Regulated community

Aviation, rail and interstate and overseas shipping (where an accident has occurred)


Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Internal to department / external entity