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Western Harbour Tunnel can’t come soon enough

July 19, 2017 - Sydney is in desperate need of a fourth harbour road crossing and the Western Harbour Tunnel will relieve congestion, improve journey reliability and unlock economic benefits right across Sydney.


Corridor protection – act early, consult widely and stick to decisions, says RA

July 7, 2017 - Infrastructure Australia has made a compelling case for Australian governments to work together to establish a more robust mechanism for identifying and protecting key corridors for future infrastructure development.


Increase in road maintenance spending welcomed

May 3, 2017 - The road industry applauds the Victorian Government’s focus on road maintenance and safety upgrades in this year’s State Budget.

West Gate Tunnel announcement good news for motorists and freight industry

April 3, 2017 - Confirmation of the design and successful tenderer for the West Gate Tunnel project is welcome news for Melbournians and Victoria’s freight industry.

Victorian procurement reforms will add up to savings for taxpayers

Nov 29, 2016 - Victorian taxpayers will be the biggest winners from the State Government’s blueprint for public procurement reform.

Road usage charging study should consider a trial to give community ‘hands on’ experience

November 24, 2016 - A public, voluntary trial of road usage charging (RUC) should be considered as part of the Federal Government’s proposed RUC study, announced today.


Governments told to be ready for start of driverless revolution by 2020

Aug 24, 2016 - The driverless vehicle revolution will test the value of private car ownership and road-based public transport, and have a dramatic impact on everything from motor vehicle registration revenues to city planning and health spending, according to the key players in Australia’s land transport sector.


Transport Plan a dynamic blueprint for Perth’s future

July 29, 2016 - Roads Australia welcomes the Perth Transport Plan as a timely and vital blueprint for the future mobility needs of a growing city.

Queensland Pipeline a welcome window on infrastructure priorities

July 1, 2016 - Roads Australia has welcomed this week’s release of Building Queensland’s first Infrastructure Pipeline Report, saying it will give industry greater confidence and help deliver better value outcomes for Queenslanders.


Record roads and transport spend will be welcomed by congestion-weary Sydneysiders

June 21, 2016 - The record roads and transport spend announced in today’s NSW Budget is a much-needed tonic for congestion and will help make Sydney a more liveable city.