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About information bulletins

Information Bulletins are produced as a guide to assist in the understanding of the legislation and policy. The bulletins are an interpretation of the relevant Acts, Regulations and Standard should not be used as a reference to a point of law.

Clarification of any information in the bulletins may be obtained from the Department of Transport and Main Roads by contacting your local nearest nearest passenger transport office.

Copies of the Transport Operations (Passenger Transport) Act 1994, Transport Operations (Passenger Transport) Regulation 2005 and Transport Operations (Passenger Transport) Standard 2010 can be purchased from LitSupport Pty Ltd on 07 3223 9202 or email The legislation may be viewed on the internet at

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Latest updates

Date Information bulletin Description of update
 27 March 2017 The driver authorisation information bulletins have been updated for consistency and to include information about e-reminders.
5 September 2016 
 Information bulletins were updated to reflect changes to the personalised transport industry.
15 June 2016 The maximum age limits for forward-control and off-road passenger vehicles have been removed.
1 June 2015 A new information bulletin has been added. The guideline is to provide advice about front door closure systems that would minimise the chance of a person becoming entrapped in the front door of a bus.
Last updated
27 March 2017