NTC Deputy Chair confirmed

By: Chris Smith


The National Transport Commission (NTC) has announced that the Australian Transport Council has appointed Professor Ian Johnston AM as Deputy

The National Transport Commission (NTC) has announced that the Australian Transport Council has appointed Professor Ian Johnston AM as Deputy Chair of the Commission.

Prof Johnston brings over 30 years experience in the transport safety field to the NTC, including roles as Director of Monash University Accident Research Centre, Managing Director of ARRB Transport Research and Director-Road Safety for the Victorian Government.

In January 2007 Prof Johnston received Australia Day honours for his services to transport safety, particularly road and maritime safety.

"Prof Johnston’s leadership and commitment to innovation in injury prevention, based on sound research, have broadly influenced public policy in transport safety and made our roads and vehicles safer," says NTC Chairman Greg Martin.

"His contribution at NTC will ensure we continue to develop a safer, more efficient and environmentally sustainable transport system for Australia in the 21st century."

Prof Johnston was first appointed Commissioner of the NTC on April 4, 2008.

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