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An incident involving a vehicle providing public transport, a bus, tram, railway train or aeroplane resulting in the loss of human life which has far reaching effects throughout the community. Transport incidents may be caused by accident, negligence or incompetence. Common traffic incidents are not included in the disaster information.

Image: The Granville Rail Disaster, 18 January 1977, Australian Emergency Management Institute

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Name Category Location Date
Transport Transport - MH17 Aircraft Crash, Ukraine, 2014 Transport Outside Australia 17/07/2014 view resource
Transport Transport - Aircraft crash, Caboolture, Queensland 2014 Transport Queensland 22/03/2014 view resource
Transport Transport - MH370 Aircraft Disappearance, 2014 Transport Outside Australia 08/03/2014 view resource
Transport Transport - Laos Aircraft Crash 2013 Transport Outside Australia 16/10/2013 view resource
Transport Transport - Papua New Guinea Plane Crash 2009 Transport Outside Australia 11/08/2009 view resource
Transport Transport - Kerang Train and Truck Collision, Victoria 2007 Transport Victoria 05/06/2007 view resource
Transport Transport - Sydney Ferry Accident 2007 Transport New South Wales 28/03/2007 view resource
Transport Transport - Burnley Tunnel Fire, Melbourne 2007 Transport Victoria 23/03/2007 view resource
Transport Transport - Plane Crash, Indonesia 2007 Transport Outside Australia 07/03/2007 view resource
Transport Transport - Trawalla Train and Truck Collision, Victoria 2006 Transport Victoria 28/04/2006 view resource
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Research

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Title Author Date Format Type
A Document Air crashes - The 1979 Erebus crash Swarbrick N, Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand 2009 link Websites view resource
A Document Annual incident statistics 2012 - heavy rail Transport Safety Victoria 2012 link Reports view resource
A Briefing Pack Briefing pack: Granville Rail Disaster 1977 Australian Emergency Management Institute 1977 application/pdf Briefing Packs view resource
A Document Carnage at Granville as train brings down road bridge Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 80 days that changed our lives 2012 link News articles view resource
A Document Coroners' findings into the Granville Rail disaster Attorney General and Justice, New South Wales 2012 link Commissions & Inquiries view resource
A Document Finding - Kerang level crossing incident Coroners Court, Victoria 2013 link Reports view resource
A Document Granville History Granville Historical Society 2012 link Websites view resource
A Document Granville train disaster Fire and Rescue, New South Wales 2007 link Websites view resource
A Document If those trains had only run... Annear R 2008 link Journal articles view resource
A Document National Transportation Safety Board National Transportation Safety Board (US) 2012 link Websites view resource
A Document New Zealand Disasters: Aircraft Accident: DC. 10 ZK-NZP Flight 901 Christchurch City Libraries 2012 link Websites view resource
A Document Operation Overdue - Erebus disaster New Zealand Government, Ministry for Culture and Heritage 2009 link Websites view resource
A Document Serious injury due to land transport accidents, Australia 2006-07 Australian Institute of Health & Welfare 2009 link Reports view resource
A Document The Railway Disaster The Argus 1908 link News articles view resource