Victoria’s road safety camera system consists of both fixed and mobile road safety cameras.

Fixed cameras

Fixed camera locations are determined by a committee (the Fixed Camera Site Selection Committee) chaired by Victoria Police (External link) and has representatives from VicRoads (External link) and the Department of Justice and Regulation (External link).

This committee reviews requests from various sources, including members of the public, local councils, community organisations, VicRoads, Victoria Police and Members of Parliament.

Considerations for the installation of a fixed road safety camera include:

  • location crash history (data on fatal and injury crashes)
  • road type
  • site suitability for a camera
  • demonstrated accident risk.

Mobile cameras

Mobile road safety cameras are used in unmarked vehicles and rotated through locations assessed and approved by specialist traffic police.

These locations must satisfy at least one of the following:

  • recent history of speed-related crashes
  • complaints of excessive speeding
  • identified by Victoria Police to be a speed-related problem location.