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2018 event program to deliver more than ever for members and sponsors

Roads Australia has officially launch its event sponsorship program for 2018.

The nationwide program once again includes everything from major industry lunches and Forums to exclusive single-table and Board events, as well as special Policy Forums.

The highlight of 2018 will be the joint RA - IRF Regional Conference in Sydney on May 30 and June 1. It's been three years since we last hosted a major international event and we anticipate this will be even bigger and more successful than 2015. Early-bird registration is now open and the program will be out shortly.

If you'd like to discuss any of the sponsorship opportunities - or have a speaker in mind for an event you'd like to sponsor - contact Hannah Sauvarin or Marlie Curtis in our Membership team.

Click on the image opposite to download our 2018 Program Brochure.

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Upcoming Roads Australia events

RA Board Dinner (Melbourne)

BY INVITATION

Roads, Road Safety and Ports Minister, Luke Donnellan, is our guest at this exclusive RA Board Dinner. Proudly sponsored by Coffey.

Thursday February 1 2018
18:30 till 22:00

RA Single Table Luncheon with Graeme Newton (Brisbane)

BY INVITATION

Cross River Rail CEO, Graeme Newton, is our guest at this exclusive single-table event that kicks of our 2018 Brisbane event program. Proudly sponsored by Coffey.
Friday February 16 2018
12:00 till 14:30

RA Industry Luncheon with Peter Todd (Melbourne)

VicRoads Acting CEO, Peter Todd, joins us to provide an overview of the opportunities and challenges in the year ahead. Proudly sponsored by Advisian.
Monday February 19 2018
12:00 till 14:30

RA Single Table Luncheon with Ken Kanofski (Sydney)

BY INVITATION

RMS Chief Executive, Ken Kanofski, is our special guest at this exclusive, member-only single-table event. Proudly sponsored by TBH.
Tuesday February 27 2018
12:00 till 14:30

2018 RA - IRF Regional Conference for Asia and Australasia (Sydney)

In 2018, Roads Australia and the International Road Federation Geneva will again join hands to present the Asia Pacific's most significant knowledge-sharing event for roads and transport leaders.

Thursday May 31 2018
08:30 till 15:00

2018 RA John Shaw Award Dinner ONLY (Sydney)

Because of the unprecedented interest in this annual flagship event, we've opened registration early for the 2018 RA John Shaw Award Dinner. The best tables are allocated on a 'first in, best dressed' basis, so book now. PLEASE NOTE PLEASE NOTE: The Dinner is no longer automatically included in your National Roads Summit registration. If you wish to attend the John Shaw, you'll need to book separately via this link.

Thursday May 31 2018
18:30 till 22:30

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As the peak body of road industry stakeholders, Roads Australia provides a national forum for debate and discussion on how we can best manage, fund, maintain and renew this vital economic asset for the benefit of all Australians.


Membership of Roads Australia is your entree to the most powerful networking experience in the Australian transport and infrastructure sectors. As we like to say, the top people come because the top people come.


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Did you know?

  • Australia's national road network is a $280 billion-plus asset.

  • The Australian road network covers more than 817,000 kilometres.

  • Approximately 657,000 kilometres are controlled by local government - although State-controlled roads account for about three quarters of all vehicle kilometres travelled.

  • There are more than 37,000 road bridges across Australia.

  • More than three quarters of all passenger kilometres travelled in Australia occur on roads.

  • Public transport is a major user of our road network. In Melbourne, for example, more than 80 per cent of all public transport kilometres are travelled on roads.

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