Motorcyclist Graduated Licensing System Review – Public Consultation

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Motorcyclist Graduated Licensing System Consultation Process
The Road Safety Advisory Council’s (RSAC) public consultation into the Tasmanian motorcyclist graduated licensing system (GLS) has now closed.

Submissions received will be considered by the RSAC as a part of the review of the motorcyclist GLS.

Background
Possible changes to the motorcyclist GLS were recommended by the University of Adelaide Centre for Automotive Safety Research (CASR) to reduce road trauma among young and novice motorcyclists. We encourage you to read the RSAC Discussion Paper Development of an Improved Graduated Licensing System. The Discussion Paper is also available in Word for accessibility purposes. You can also access CASR’s Recommendations for a Graduated Licensing System for Motorcyclists in Tasmania .

How to have your say
Consultation has now closed.

Timeline
Consultation closed on 21 September 2022.

Accessibility
If you have difficulty accessing the Discussion Paper or CASR’s report, please contact: mgls@stategrowth.tas.gov.au

The RSAC recognises that not all individuals or groups are equally placed to access and understand information. Where possible, please provide responses in plain English.

The RSAC cannot take responsibility for the accessibility of documents provided by third parties.

Important information to note
In the absence of a clear indication that a submission is intended to be treated as confidential (or parts of the submission), the RSAC will treat the submission as public.

If you would like your submission treated as confidential, whether in whole or in part, please indicate this in writing at the time of making your submission clearly identifying the parts of your submission you want to remain confidential and the reasons why. In this case, your submission will not be published to the extent of that request.

Copyright in submissions remains with the author(s), not with the RSAC.

The RSAC will not publish, in whole or in part, submissions containing defamatory or offensive material.  If your submission includes information that could enable the identification of other individuals, then either all or parts of the submission will not be published.

Right to Information Act 2009
Information provided may be subject to the Right to Information Act 2009 (RTI). If you have indicated that you wish all or part of your submission to be treated as confidential, your statement detailing the reasons may be taken into account in determining whether or not to release the information in the event of an RTI application for assessed disclosure is received by the Department of State Growth (the Department).  You may also be contacted to provide any further comment.

Personal Information Protection 2004 Disclosure Statement
Participation is voluntary. If you participate, the information you provide in your written submission or survey will be used by the Department of State Growth to receive your submitted responses, filter duplicate responses, and/or to contact you for further clarification on your responses. The information will be stored securely and accessed only by those personnel authorised to do so.  In addition, any personal information will be managed in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Act 2004. The Department may disclose personal information in circumstances allowed for by law.  You have the right to access your personal information by request to the Department and you may be charged a fee for this service.

You may request to have your information withdrawn at any time.  If you withdraw, information you have provided will be deleted from the Department’s systems and any hard copies destroyed.