Legal and policies
You can access PTV documents by making a freedom of information (FOI) request. You can also find our documents and information on this website.
If you want to use the public transport network for community or professional activities, some conditions apply.
In this section you will find information in relation to gifts, benefits and hospitality offers made to PTV officers and employees.
PTV advises that you should verify all information and obtain independent advice before acting upon any information contained on our website, or any external link.
Several acts of legislation are relevant to PTV.
When you use myki, certain conditions apply.
Public Transport Victoria is required to publish a high-level summary plan of forecast procurement activities to be conducted over the next 12 months.
You can view the current contracts for public transport services in metropolitan Melbourne on the Tenders Victoria website. The partnership agreements outline the roles and responsibilities of the operators and PTV.
The Public Transport Access Committee, also known as PTAC, provides independent advice to the Minister for Public Transport and, where relevant, the Minister for Public Transport Infrastructure, with the aim of creating a public transport system that is inclusive and accessible to all Victorians.
We review the School Bus Program services regularly to make sure the program is effective and in line with the Department of Education and Training's policy. Information on this page is for school bus operators.
The Victorian Fares and Ticketing Manual sets out the cost and conditions of travel on the public transport network within Victoria.
Transport for Victoria has prepared a Victorian rail network plan for when the Metro Tunnel opens in 2025, building on the 2012 Network Development Plan - metropolitan rail.
The Victorian Railway Crossing Safety Strategy 2018 to 2027 aims to save lives and reduce incidents at level crossings.