+ SPAD Investigations Pro-forma Taking Shape
+ Reminder To Submit A Safety Award Entry
+ New Commercial Manager Joins RISSB
+ RISSB At CORE
+ Introduction to Rail Safety Course On Track
+ Next Members Only Onboarding Session on 9 June
+ Open Calls For Public Consultation
+ H3.0 Hears From Six CEOs
+ Upcoming Webinar - Cross River Rail
+ Meet The Next Generation of Leaders
SPAD Investigations Pro-forma Taking Shape
Twenty-eight people from across the Australian and New Zealand rail industry - including heavy rail (passenger and freight) operators, light rail operators and RIMs have been active participants in this national project designed to develop a common investigations pro-forma for both heavy rail and light rail incidents. Being managed and driven by CQ University, the pro-forma for SPADs was workshopped on 28 May and will be finalised in a further workshop on 9 June.
A proforma for light rail will also be developed with light rail representatives. The people involved from the rail industry collectively have 565 years of experience!
Reminder To Submit A Safety Award Entry
You have less than two weeks to get your nominations in for the Australasian Rail Industry Awards. This year, RISSB is proudly supporting the Safety Award.
Safety in rail is paramount and the industry prides itself on its strong safety record. Companies across Australia and New Zealand are implementing world class safety strategies and developing new technologies to ensure rail operations are safe and reliable. The Safety Award (RISSB) aims to recognise this important work and promote rail's efforts to remain as efficient, effective and safe as possible.
Commercial Business Manager, leading the business in all aspects of financial and risk management. Tim joins RISSB from an infrastructure, logistics and mining
background, and is passionate about providing business service and delivering performance efficiencies and opportunities through proactive leadership, values, and culture.
As RISSB’s Commercial Business Manager, Tim will lead strategic and operational financial and risk management, Board and Committee Financial Reporting and Insight, commercial support, external stakeholder financial management, and business partnering for budgeting, forecast and performance reporting.
RISSB at CORE
RISSB will be at the CORE conference later this month – come and talk to us at stand 39 or catch up with one of our Standards Development
Managers during the conference.
CORE is on at Perth’s Convention and Exhibition Centre on 22 and 23 June 2021.
Introduction to Rail Safety Course on Track
Got someone relatively new to your organisation who needs to understand the basics of rail safety, who is involved, the rules and how it all works? Then the 1 hr online Introduction to Rail Safety course is just what you need.
The course will be offered for the first time later this month. More information later but if you want to find out more contact Phil Allan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Next Members Only Onboarding Session on 9 June
Our next onboarding webinar for existing and new members will be held next Wednesday, 9 June 2021 at 1PM.
Learn how to get the most from your membership. This event will be facilitated by Jesse Baker (RISSB’s General Manager Innovation and Major Projects) and Phil Allan (General Manager Strategy and Stakeholder Relations) the walkthroughs (including Q & As) usually last for 30 minutes with plenty of time for you to ask, and for RISSB to answer, any questions you or your team may have.
If you are new to RISSB or would just like to you’d like to attend, please click on this link.
The Horizons 3.0 forum in Brisbane in late May was privileged to hear from six CEOs. This was invaluable to the participants who have so much to learn from our leaders.
The forum included presentations from and Q and A with:
* Andrew Harding CEO, Aurizon
* Matt Longland, CEO to be Sydney Trains
* Chris Le Marshall, CEO Linqage International (VR)
* Julie Castle, CEO, Struber
* Sue McCarrey, CEO, ONRSR
* Graeme Newton, CEO, Cross River Rail Delivery Authority.
Thank you to all who presented at the forum, it was informative, thought-provoking and challenging.
Upcoming Webinar - Cross River Rail
After featuring on the Horizons Program 3.0 agenda, Graeme Newton will join RISSB again on Tuesday, 15 June to talk about Cross River Rail - Queensland’s $5.4 billion priority infrastructure project, which will transform how people travel to, through and from the CBD, and how Cross River Rail will help Brisbane continue to evolve as a world-class city.
Joining Graeme will be Jeremy Kruger, Project Director for the Tunnels, Stations and Development major package of works. Jeremy will provide insight into how we’re tunnelling under the Brisbane River and CBD and provide participants with a first-hand look at the progress of Brisbane’s new underground.
Keep an eye out for your invitation to this event - we'll be sending it out next Tuesday.
MEET THE NEXT GENERATION OF LEADERS
Each week we'll introduce you to the future leaders attending Horizons Program 3.0. This week we'd like you to meet Kyle.
Kyle Saunders | Lead Engineer, Track and Civil
Hi, I’m Kyle Saunders. I am a Lead Track and Civil Engineer at Aurecon Melbourne. My role includes multi-disciplinary design management and design development interfacing with different project disciplines.
I am originally from South Africa and moved to Australia in 2017 to pursue my passion for Rail infrastructure, specifically passenger rail in densely populated cities and how it
combines with multi-modal transport solutions.
In my spare time I love to watch premier league football (Manchester United fan) and enjoy a weekly kick-around with mates.