Learn more about the Commissioner and the Reference Group
Mr Sal Perna AM has been appointed as Acting Road Safety Camera Commissioner after the previous Commissioner, Mr John Voyage’s term ended on 4 October 2019.
Former Victoria Police Assistant Commissioner Stephen Leane has been appointed as the new Road Safety Camera Commissioner and his term begins on 9 December 2019.
The Reference group
The Road Safety Camera Commissioner is empowered under the Act to establish a group of advisors known as the Reference Group. The Reference group consists of the Commissioner plus between three and seven other members, appointed by the Minister for Police and Emergency Services on the recommendation of the Commissioner.
The members of the Reference Group will provide information and advice to the Commissioner from their unique backgrounds and areas of expertise to assist the Commissioner in the performance of his functions under the Act. The Reference Group is made up of experts in the fields of road safety research, road safety engineering and road safety technology. The Commissioner is the Chairman of the Reference Group and will provide the terms of reference.
The functions of the Reference Group include:
- advising the Commissioner about various aspects of the road safety camera system
- providing advice and recommendations to the Commissioner in relation to any matter requested by the Commissioner.
- members of the Reference Group may not act as expert witnesses or comment publicly on any matters currently under consideration by the Reference Group.
The members of the Reference Group are: