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Vehicle Management Policy


1. Policy statement

The Department of Education (Department) manages vehicle assets in order to benefit the Department and government as a whole.

2. Policy rules

Site Managers must:

  • procure, maintain and manage government vehicle assets in accordance with the Vehicle Management Procedures to optimise:
    • operational utilisation of vehicles;
    • safety; and
    • value for money for the Department; and
  • communicate to employees and non-employees who drive government vehicles their obligation to comply with vehicle and driving legislation and policy.

3. Responsibility for implementation and compliance

Site Managers are responsible for implementation of the policy.

Executive Directors and Directors are responsible for compliance monitoring of the policy.

4. Scope

This policy applies to all employees.

6. Definitions

Officers, including Principals, College Managers and Line Managers, who have executive responsibility for overall management and control of any Department vehicle, or purchase decision involving a Department vehicle, or who has responsibility for directing a driver of a Department vehicle.

Any vehicle registered by the Department and includes (but is not limited to) cars, buses, trucks, trailers, ride on mowers, street sweepers, or any device that requires a Department of Transport vehicle registration plate.

7. Related documents

8. Contact information

Policy Manager:

Specialist Advisor – Commercial, Commercial Services

Department of Education

151 Royal Street

East Perth WA 6004

T: (08) 9264 4748

Vehicle Management Office:

Manager, Contract Planning and Management, Commercial Services

Department of Education

151 Royal Street

East Perth WA 6004

T: (08) 9264 5301

9. History of changes

Effective date Last update date Policy version no.
22 May 2018 1.0
This is a new policy that incorporates and replaces the Motor Vehicles Management Remote Teaching Schools policy and Motor Vehicles, Motor Cars and Buses Leased/Purchased by School. Endorsed by the Director General on 4 April 2018.

10. More information

This policy:

Download policy PDFVehicle Management Policy v1.0

Supporting procedures:

Download Procedures PDFVehicle Management Procedures

Policy and all supporting documents:

Download Policy Bundle ZIPVehicle Management Policy Bundle

Policy review date

22 May 2021