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Happy half-century, Marko

Above: Marko Misko (centre) with Scott Charlton (left) and Jason Loos at the recent RA Board Dinner in Melbourne

Many happy returns to Roads Australia Vice-President, Marko Misko, who celebrates his 50th birthday on September 22.

Aside from being one of the most experienced and accomplished construction lawyers in the business, Marko is a longtime stalwart of RA.

Over the past decade he's been a familiar face at countless events, not just in his home port of Melbourne but right across Australia. Whether it be hosting a table, moderating a session or MC'ing an event, he brings a level of insight, professionalism and wit to everything he touches.

On behalf of all of us at RA, we wish Marko all the best on his half-century at the crease.

And remember, Marko - there’s nothing stressful about turning 50 except people reminding you about it.

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Upcoming Roads Australia events

RA Single Table Luncheon with Marika Calfas (Sydney)

BY INVITATION -  Join us in welcoming NSW Ports CEO, Marika Calfas, to the Roads Australia single table for the first time. Part of the 2016 Arup Series.
Wednesday September 28 2016
12:00 till 14:30

RA Single Table Luncheon with Stephen Mulligan (Adelaide)


We are delighted to welcome back SA Transport and Infrastructure Minister, the Hon Stephen Mullighan, for this exclusive single-table lunch. Proudly sponsored by Fulton Hogan.

Thursday October 6 2016
12:00 till 14:30

RA Industry Luncheon with Tim Pallas (Melbourne)

BOOK NOW - Victorian Treasurer, Tim Pallas, joins us for the second time in 2016 - this time speaking to the industry at-large at this major lunch. Part of the 2016 SMEC Series.
Wednesday October 19 2016
12:00 till 14:30

RA Single Table Luncheon with David Quinn (Brisbane)


Building Queensland CEO, David Quinn, joins us for a discussion on Queensland's future infrastructure priorities. Part of the 2016 Arup Series.

Friday October 21 2016
12:00 till 14:30

RA Industry Luncheon with Dennis Cliche (Sydney)

NEW EVENT - BOOK NOW Dennis Cliche joins us for an update on Australia's largest integrated transport and urban revitalisation project. Part of the 2016 Advisian Series.
Monday October 24 2016
12:00 till 14:30

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Delivering for Australia's most important asset

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.

Roads Australia has a unique approach to policy. We work from inside the tent, providing regular opportunities for our public and private sector members to come together in our Policy Chapters to drive practical policy outcomes. It's a formula for influencing policy like no other, and it works.

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.