VicRoads

VicRoads or the Roads Corporation of Victoria is a statutory corporation in the state of Victoria, Australia. In the state, it is responsible for driver licensing and vehicle registration, and regulating the accident towing industry in Victoria. It is part of the Department of Transport.

VicRoads
Roads Corporation of Victoria
Corporation overview
Formed1 July 1989 (1989-07-01)
Preceding agencies
  • Road Construction Authority
  • Road Traffic Authority
TypeStatutory corporation
Employees3,006 (June 2018)
Minister responsible
Parent departmentDepartment of Transport
Parent agencyTransport for Victoria
Child corporation
  • Regional Roads Victoria
Key document
Websitevicroads.vic.gov.au
Agency IDPROV VA 2982
Footnotes
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Before July 2019, it was the road and traffic authority in Victoria, responsible also for maintenance and construction of the arterial road network, and road safety policy and research. These functions were transferred or delegated to the Department of Transport on 1 July 2019.[2][3][4]

The main VicRoads administration is located in the Melbourne suburb of Kew, on the site of the former Kew Railway Station, with other metropolitan offices in the Melbourne CBD, Burwood and Sunshine. Regional offices and Project offices are located in Geelong, Traralgon, Benalla, Bendigo and Ballarat, among others. In addition VicRoads operates many offices servicing the public in registration and licensing throughout metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria.[5]