Approval of Electronic Recording System (Electronic Work Diary) - Victoria


You will require this approval if you intend to manufacture or install electronic recording systems or a electronic work diaries for fatigue-regulated heavy vehicles. The types of businesses who may want to apply for this approval include manufacturers, operators and drivers of fatigue-related heavy vehicles.

A fatigue-regulated heavy vehicle is:

  • a motor vehicle with a gross vehicle mass (GVM) of more than 12 tonnes
  • a combination with a GVM of more than 12 tonnes or
  • a bus that is fitted to carry more than 12 people including the driver.

An electronic recording system is any electronic system that is used for recording information.

This approval will be granted if the electronic recording system:

  • is suitable to be fitted into a fatigue-regulated heavy vehicle
  • can show the driver if it is not functioning properly
  • is capable of accurately monitoring work and rest hours
  • can display all recorded information to the driver
  • cannot be altered by the driver
  • shows that the information has been sent to the appropriate record keeper.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All EWD Application - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Heavy Vehicle National Law Application Act 2013 Victoria

Administering agency

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Fatigue Management Team

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

Mailing address: PO BOX 492
Fortitude Valley, Queensland 4006
Queensland 7008
Phone: 1300 696 487
Fax: 1300 736 798
Website: National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (Opens in new window)