Peter Papantoniou

Peter Papantoniou is a highly experienced Project Director, having worked on some Queensland’s largest road and rail infrastructure projects, including the Airport Link Tunnel, Cross River Rail and Toowoomba Second Range Crossing, over the past 20 years.
Peter also lead the State’s procurement and delivery teams for the first two stages of the Gold Coast Light Rail (2012 & 2015), and now, the Stage 3 extension to Burleigh Heads.

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Sue McCarrey

Sue McCarrey has been in the position of Australia’s National Rail Safety Regulator since December 2014. Sue oversees the nation’s

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Steve Butcher

Steve has over 41 years’ experience in the rail industry and is regarded as one of the most experienced global

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Rochelle Reynolds

Rochelle is currently Executive Director Operations at V/Line Corporation and has held a number of senior operational roles at V/Line

AusRAIL Custom Stand Venue guidelines

All temporary structures will be professionally designed, structurally sound and will contain reasonable provision for:

  • Safety of persons to be accommodated in the event of fire including means of egress
  • Prevention of fire
  • Suppression of fire
  • Patrons must give consideration for wheelchair access to the Stand (NCC – Section D3.3) The reduction of the existing level of fire protection is not permissible.

Designers and builders have an obligation to design and construct to these principles and any relevant standards or legislation while meeting the special needs of their client. Parts of these principles include:

  • Stands over 18m2 where roofing is fitted must have a “Smoke Detection Device” and have a fire extinguisher installed. The recommended material for the roofing is “shark tooth” type material that allows water penetration from sprinklers and fire cannon.
  • Audience chairs within a temporary structure must be secured in groups of not less than 4 and not more than 16. Maximum seats in each row must not exceed 8 where there is an aisle at one end only or 16 where there are aisles on both sides of the row. (NCC NSW H101.11.1).