How to report a Road Hazard

Who is responsible?

If the hazard is on a Freeway, Motorway or any State or National highway, the RTA is responsible. Call the RTA on 131 700.

If the hazard is on a local or regional road, the Local Council will be responsible.

You can identify the appropriate Council and get their contact details from the Department of Local Government website. Use the Local Council search at Department of Local Government.

Fill in the details below and then cut and paste it into an e-mail to send to the Council or RTA. The form is also available in MS word (Hazard Report.doc) and pdf format (Hazard Report Form) - which you can print out to carry with you and then fax or post.

Please also send a copy to the Motorcycle Council of NSW at

Motorcycling Road Hazard Report

Motorcycling Road Hazard Report - Contact Information
Council /RTA Office :
General Manager:
Contact Email:
Contact Address:

Location Details
(e.g. House or power pole number)
It is on the:
(e.g. Side of the road or direction of travel)
The hazard is:
(e.g. Distance from nearest cross street or landmark)
The problem is due to:

Action this hazard

Comments, explanation and suggested action:

Please call me if you would like more detail about this hazard. Please also let me know when I can expect a response from you on what can be done about this hazard.
My name: