PTA OFFICER – RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Public Transport Authority– 9326 2000 pta.wa.gov.au
Transit guards have some legal powers like Police on public transport.
You are required to provide Transit Officers with your name, address and date of birth if they reasonably suspect you have, are or will commit an offence.
Transit Officers have the power to:
- Use reasonable force to remove you from buses, trains and train stations if you have not complied with a direction
- Arrest you and take you to a Police station if you are behaving in a disorderly manner, trespassing or damaging property
If you disagree with the way you have been dealt you can make a complaint by contacting the Public Transport Authority InfoLine on
13 62 13 or pta.wa.gov.au/about-us/complaints-and-comments