Infrastructure and Regional Development
The NTC performs the role of an expert adviser to the Transport and Infrastructure Council on national regulatory reform development, implementation and evaluation in the Australian land transport sector, principally in respect of the national regulators for heavy vehicles and rail safety. The Council, a ministerial council formed by the Council of Australian Governments, is responsible for the NTC, as an inter-jurisdictional transport body covered by an IGA. The Commonwealth is the host jurisdiction for the NTC.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    National Transport Commission Act 2003, section 5 pursuant to the Intergovernmental Agreement for Regulatory and Operational Reform in Road, Rail and Intermodal Transport 2003

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    6

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Function Categorization

    Regulatory / Review / Inquiry / Commission

  • Creation Date

    15 January 2004

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. David Anderson 1 January 2017 31 December 2017
Deputy Chair Ms. Carolyn Walsh 1 January 2017 31 December 2017
Member Mr. David Anderson 1 January 2017 31 December 2017
Member Ms. Carolyn Walsh 1 January 2017 31 December 2017
CEO/Executive Director/Managing Director Mr. Paul Retter AM 8 July 2013 7 July 2018
Member Mr. Neil Scales OBE 1 January 2017 31 December 2017
Member Dr. Steven Kennedy PSM 6 November 2017 5 February 2018
Member Ms. Nola Bransgrove OAM 1 January 2017 31 December 2017
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