You would think that each state would be similar or the same when it came to modifying a FX or FJ Holden. How wrong could that statement be. !!!
Each state has different rules and regulations and each State Motor Registry are in the process of slowly adapting the National Code of Practice. The ACT already has and other states are soon to follow (if they already havent).
Below is some links to each states rules and Regulations.
Australian Capital Territory
The ACT has adopted the National Code of Practice – Click here to see code
New South Wales
The New South Wales Road Traffic Authority have a Current Code of Practice for Modified Vehicles – Click here to see code (read VSI 2, 3, 6, 9,15)
Vic Roads has their own Code of Practice for Modified Vehicles –
Click here to see code however all modifications must be a VASS Signatory Approval (an approved Engineer) – Click here to see the current list of VASS approved engineers
Queensland Transport has a Current Code of Practice for Modified Vehicles – Click here to see code There is a booklet that can be obtained from Queensland Transport that covers this topic.
Transport SA at Regency Park have an Information Bulletin in regard to modifications in South Australia – Click here to see Information Bulletin An engineers report may be required.
The Western Australian government have a Current Code of Practice for Modified Vehicles ? – Click here to see more details from the WA government site
The Tasmanian government have their own Code of Practice for Modified Vehicles. You will need to discuss any modifications with an engineer first. A list of the authorised engineers is here An application form is also required.Click here for modification application form