RISSB Rail Safety Conference 2019


Safety is everyone’s concern. In an age of digitalisation change is a constant and with changing technology comes the need and opportunity to apply dynamic responses to safety solutions. This was what we took away from RISSB’s highly successful Rail Safety 2018 – which received the highest turn-out in recent memory with over 180 attendees.

On the back of this strong foundation, 2019 will be looking to the future. RISSB’S Rail Safety 2019 will be the industry gathering for the latest in safety updates. Attendees will hear from experts and safety professionals from across the Australian and international rail sectors in a comprehensive 2-day conference featuring case studies, best practice insights and innovative risk management strategies.

When: Tuesday, 2 April 2019 – Wednesday, 3 April 2019

Where: Pullman Melbourne on the Park
192 Wellington Parade
Melbourne VIC 3000

Packages Price
Two day conference – RISSB member rate $1195+GST
Two day conference
– Standard rate $1995+GST
Two day conference – RISSB Young Rail Professionals rate (Under 35)* $695+GST

Extras Price
Dinner – RISSB Member Rate (Single Ticket) $150+GST
Dinner –
Standard Rate (Single Ticket) $175+GST

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: Tom Breen, Head of Health and Safety Improvements, Crossrail UK

Europe’s largest infrastructure project, Crossrail, has involved thousands of workers and attracted contractors from all over the world. Safety has been the project’s top value from day one and Tom Breen will share their safety journey and learnings to date.

GOVERNMENT KEYNOTE: Hon Melissa Horne MP, Minister for Public Transport and Minister for Ports and Freight, Victoria

Leading a long career at the most senior levels of government, The Hon Melissa Horne MP has overseen major projects including level crossing removals across Melbourne. We look forward to her sharing with us what the Victorian Labour Government is doing to ensure safety as the state grows its rail portfolio.

RailSafe 2019
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) will convene its inaugural rail safety forum – RailSafe 2019 – at RISSB’s Rail Safety 2019 Conference. During a three-hour session, the ATSB will engage with the Australian rail industry on a range of safety-related issues towards improving transport safety. RailSafe 2019 represents a valuable opportunity for all invited delegates to learn lessons from a range of recent rail incidents and accidents investigations.

Attendance at RailSafe 2019 is included in your booking of RISSB’s Rail Safety 2019 Conference.

Annual Rail Safety Dinner – Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC)
Go behind the scenes at this year’s Rail Safety Dinner!

Starting with an inspiring visit to the National Sports Museum, guests will walk in the footsteps of legends and absorb the spirit of the historic MCG, one of the world’s great sporting arenas, before sharing safety learnings and lessons with colleagues. Here, giants have lived up to a nation’s hopes, heroes have walked the corridors, and moments of suspense have been watched by millions around the country, and the world.

Open exclusively to conference delegates, be sure to join us in a night of relaxed networking for one of the true highlights in the rail industry calendar.

Register at the time of your conference booking.