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Roads Australia Event Details

RA Industry Luncheon with Neil Scales (Brisbane)

03/08/2017 12:00 to 03/08/2017 14:30

Venue: Customs House, 399 Queen Street

We're delighted to host Queensland Transport and Main Roads D-G, Neil Scales, at his first major road industry event in Queensland since returning from his acting role with Queensland Rail.

Members and guests will have the opportunity to hear about QTMR’s program priorities and Neil’s personal perspective on journey reliability and innovation related to the sector. 

This is a major industry event that is sure to sell-out - so act quickly to book your seat or corporate table.


Date:   Thursday 3 August

Time:     12 noon pre-lunch drinks for a 12.30pm prompt sit down; 2.30pm close

Where:   Customs House, 399 Queen Street, Brisbane

Diet:       Please inform us if you have special dietary requirements



Members Seat - $175 (plus GST)

Non Members Seat - $200 (plus GST) 

Corporate Tables - $1225 (plus GST)  (Pay for 7 seats and get 1 free seat) 

Book 8 seats and you have the option of a) Having a branded corporate table with 8 seats – an ideal opportunity to invite guests; or b) dispersing your 8 seats across the venue to meet other companies and government agencies beyond the scope of a formal corporate table. 



Neil Scales - Director-General, Queensland Transport and Main Roads

Neil joined the Queensland Public Service in March 2012 as CEO of TransLink, where he was responsible for the public transport network across Queensland. He was appointed Director-General of TMR in March 2013.

In September 2014, Neil became Commissioner for the National Transport Commission (NTC) and joined the Roads Australia Board in November 2014. He is Chair of Austroads, Deputy Chair for the Australian Road Research Board and board member for the Queensland Police-Citizens Youth Welfare Association. He is also a board member of the Queensland Transport and Logistics Council, Tourism and Transport Forum and the Australian Centre for Rail Innovation.

In September 2014, Neil became Government Champion for the Woorabinda Indigenous community. Since 2015, Neil has been the Queensland Public Sector’s CEO Champion against domestic and family violence by participating in Australia’s CEO Challenge Race. Neil became Acting Chief Executive Officer for Queensland Rail in October 2016, returning to the Director-General role at TMR in April 2017.



Bookings are to be confirmed and paid in full 48 hours prior to the event.  Bookings received 48 hours prior to the event cannot be guaranteed unless a confirmation has been received by the Events Director. Cancellations should be notified in writing by email.  Cancellations received prior to one week before the event will receive a full refund less 25%.   No refund will be applicable for cancellations received after one week prior to the event although substitute delegates are welcomed.    

Please note:  Anyone registering for and/or attending an RA event does so on the condition and understanding that his or her name, company/organisation and title will be provided to other attendees. Registration and/or attendance also implies consent to be photographed at the event, and for those photographs to be used in various media for the purposes of promotion and publicity. Attendees’ names, organisations and/or titles may also be included in accompanying captions. 

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