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RA Chapter members provide input into proposed national metadata standard

March 4, 2016 - Members of Roads Australia's Network Reliability and Capacity chapters have provided valuable feedback and support for Austroads' strategic project to establish a harmonised road asset data standard for Australia and New Zealand.


Work is flowing in NSW, with more to come

March 1, 2016 -  When it comes to the current pipeline of road works, NSW is living up to its self-proclaimed mantle of the Premier State. That was the strong message that came across in a presentation from Roads and Maritime Services Chief Executive, Peter Duncan, at last month's RA industry lunch in Sydney.

SA industry comes together to hear Minister Mullighan

February 1, 2016 - South Australian Transport and Infrastructure Minister, Stephen Mullighan, was guest speaker at our January Board Dinner, held in Adelaide last week in conjunction with the RA Board's annual planning workshop.


Plan underscores importance of transport infrastructure in creating more liveable cities

Feb 17, 2016 - The transport infrastructure recommendations and priorities released today in the Australian Infrastructure Plan will, if adopted, go a long way towards creating more liveable Australian cities.


Vale Bruce Loder

January 8, 2016 - It’s with great sadness that we note the passing of Bruce Loder yesterday.

Western Distributor a case study in successful government – industry collaboration

Dec 8, 2015 - The Victorian Government and Transurban deserve credit for bringing the vision of a new Western Distributor a step closer to reality.


Hannett gives RA members heads up on level crossing and Melbourne Metro projects

Nov 18, 2015 - Co-ordinator General of Victoria's Major Transport Infrastructure Program, Corey Hannett, has provided RA members with a comprehensive briefing on the level crossing removal and Metro Rail projects at this week's industry lunch in Melbourne.


RA - Austroads delegation enjoys Korean hospitality at World Road Congress

Nov 17, 2015 - Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss joined Australian road agency heads and industry leaders at a special dinner in Seoul earlier this month as part of the World Road Congress (WRC).


Political leaders urged to take a risk on RUC

October 30, 2015 - Yesterday's Transport Reform Network (TRN) Forum in Sydney has underlined the importance of strong political leadership to drive genuine road funding reform in Australia.

Perth turns out to hear Dean Nalder address transport challenges

October 9, 2015 - WA Transport Minister, Dean Nalder, was our special guest at a major industry lunch in Perth this week.