Public Transport Access Committee

The Public Transport Access Committee (PTAC) provides independent advice to the Minister for Public Transport and Public Transport Victoria with the aim of creating a public transport system that is inclusive and accessible to all Victorians.

Terms of Reference

PTAC will:


  • Identify current, emerging and/or potential public transport accessibility issues affecting or likely to affect people with disability or with mobility issues across Victoria.
  • Identify current, emerging and/or potential public transport accessibility issues likely to result from a growing, more diverse and ageing Victoria.
  • Consult broadly with people with disability or with mobility issues, relevant organisations and peak bodies, government agencies and the broader community in identifying and investigating public transport accessibility issues.
  • Provide strategic advice on key public transport projects, initiatives and strategies.
  • Investigate any matters relating to public transport accessibility referred by the Minister.



The Minister has appointed 11 members to the PTAC, including an independent PTAC Chair. Members have extensive experience and knowledge regarding issues that affect people with disabilities, older persons and vulnerable groups. PTAC Members include female and male representation across a reasonable age spread (including young people and seniors), regional and metropolitan residents, people with sensory and physical disabilities, carers, professionals working in disability and related sectors (including homelessness) and two previous members of PTAC.

View the PTAC member biographies.


PTAC members have been appointed for 12 months.

Contact the Public Transport Access Committee

PTAC Secretariat
PO Box 4724
Melbourne VIC 3001

Tel: 1800 800 007
Email: [email protected]