Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates from the Australian Government

Draft Determinations under the Road Vehicle Standards (RVS) Rules 2019 available for feedback

The Road Vehicle Standards Act 2018 (RVSA) is replacing the existing Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989 (MVSA) and will be fully implemented by 1 July 2021.

The department is consulting with key stakeholders on a range of information to support the implementation of the Road Vehicle Standards (RVS) legislation.

Interested parties are now invited to provide feedback on a number of RVS Determinations and Explanatory Statements:

  1. The Road Vehicle Standards (Information on the Register of Approved Vehicles) Determination 2020
  2. The Road Vehicle Standards (Model Reports) Determination 2020
  3. The Road Vehicle Standards (Model Reports—Compliance with Standards) Determination 2020
  4. The Road Vehicle Standards (Verification of Road Vehicles) Determination 2020
  5. The Road Vehicle Standards (Limit of Acceptable Damage or Corrosion) Determination 2020
  6. The Road Vehicle Standards (Additional Matters Relating to Eligibility for a Road Vehicle to be Entered on the Specialist and Enthusiast Vehicles Register) Determination 2020

Access to the Exposure Drafts and Explanatory Statements are available from the RVSA Guidance Material Consultation page under Draft Determinations under the Road Vehicle Standards (RVS) Rules 2019.

Please provide feedback by 5pm AEDT on 2 February 2021 by emailing