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About the ATSB

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is Australia's national transport safety investigator.

  • The ATSB contributes to transport safety by independently investigating, analysing and openly reporting on transport safety matters.

  • ATSB advertises all employment opportunities in the Commonwealth Public Service Gazette and on this website. ATSB jobs are only open to Australian citizens.

  • ATSB's corporate brochures include information about the ATSB and safety investigations in Australia.

  • Timeframes for the completion of an investigations are estimates and based the initial facts of the occurrence. Timeframes can change as the investigation progresses and is revealed.

  • View the ATSB corporate structure.

  • The ATSB Annual Report outlines performance against the outcome and program structure in the Infrastructure and Regional Development Portfolio Budget Statements.

  • Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003 and Regulations in addition to common questions and answers about the Act.

  • Follow these links for Australian and International websites.

  • A limited number of places become available to industry participants from the aviation, marine and rail industries.

  • The ATSB is governed by a Commission and is entirely separate from transport regulators, policy makers and service providers.

  • The Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, has provided his Statement of Expectations for the Commission of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau for the period 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2019.

  • The ATSB's commitment to the science of human factors is at the heart of its credibility and underlies its reputation as a leading safety investigation agency in the world arena.

  • The ATSB is committed to assisting its regional neighbours, both through international agreements and through participation in targeted government aid programs.

  • As the accountable authority for the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB), I am pleased to present the ATSB’s 2018–19 Corporate Plan, which covers the period 2018–19 to 2021–22.

  • The Australian Transport Safety Bureau offers professional opportunities. As an employer, the ATSB offers training and development, study leave and skills and experience within the Australian Public Service.

  • The Multicultural Access and Equity Policy requires that all Australian Government departments and agencies have an Agency Multicultural Plan in place.

  • The ATSB has entered into Memoranda of Understanding (MoU). The MoUs recognise the separate and independent roles of the parties but confirm their commitment to achieving the best possible outcome for transport safe

  • ATSB resources and planned performance and Department of Infrastructure and Transport, Portfolio Budget Statements (PBS).

  • Remuneration paid to Executives during the reporting period

  • All open Requests for Tender (RFTs) are available via the AusTender web site.

  • The Privacy Amendment Act introduced many significant changes to the Privacy Act which commenced on 12 March 2014.

  • Information about how to make a Freedom of Information request.

  • Information about making a public interest disclosure about suspected wrongdoing in the ATSB.

  • The Information Publication Scheme is a means of providing access to information which an authority proactively publishes.

  • Senate Order of Continuing Order - Indexed lists of departmental and agency files. Download list of file titles created.

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