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Saturday, 18 May 2024


Transport Portfolio

The PTA was formed under the Public Transport Authority Act 2003 and the Public Transport Authority Regulations 2003.

While not a comprehensive list, below is some of the key legislation that also governs the PTA.

For further information or to view this legislation, please visit the WA Legislation website.

  • Government Railways Act 1904
  • Rail Freight System Act 2000
  • Rail Safety National Law (WA) Act 2015
  • Railways (Access) Act 1998
  • Public Works Act 1902
  • Industrial Relations Act 1979
  • Minimum Conditions of Employment Act 1993
  • Equal Opportunity Act 1984
  • Public Sector Management Act 1994
  • Financial Management Act 2006
  • Work Health and Safety Act 2020
  • Workers' Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981
  • Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972
  • Conservation and Land Management Act 1984
  • Contaminated Sites Act 2003
  • Environmental Protection Act 1986
  • Heritage Act 2018
  • Interpretation Act 1984


PTA acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community.
We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and to Elders past, present and emerging; and commit to building a brighter future together.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this site may contain images or names of people who are deceased.

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