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The Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board (RISSB) is an accredited Standards Development Organisation responsible for the development and management of rail industry standards, rules, codes of practice and guidelines, all of which have national application. The standards, codes of practice, rules and guidelines published by RISSB form the Australian Code of Practice. The Code and associated documents complement the safety management systems that are recognised by the Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator in the accreditation of rail operators. The Code provides guidance to achieve uniformity and national consistency in rail operations.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    K. Structures linked to the Australian Government through statutory contracts, agreements and delegations

  • Established By / Under

    Committee, Council, Board, Forum

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  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes, but not tabled

  • Classification

    D. Other governance relationship

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    Level 4, 15 Astor Terrace
    Spring Hill QLD 4000

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