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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.

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.


Sydney leaders turn out to hear Sandra Dodds

August 26, 2015 - Transfield Services' CEO, Infrastructure - Australia and NZ, Sandra Dodds, was our special guest at an exclusive single table lunch held in Sydney today.

Road industry urges community to have its say on M4 East EIS

September 10, 2015 - Roads Australia has welcomed the extended, 45-day EIS community consultation process now underway for the M4 East.


Brisbane's infrastructure priorities go under the microscope

July 14, 2015 - Brisbane Infrastructure Divisional Manager, Scott Stewart, gave industry leaders an invaluable insight into the project pipeline and the planning processes within Brisbane City Council at an exclusive RA lunch today.

Industry farewells a true champion

June 30, 2015 - There were plenty of laughs and more than a few good memories shared when some 200 industry leaders turned out in Melbourne today to farewell the retiring CEO of Linking Melbourne Authority, Ken Mathers.


Weatherill’s national heavy vehicle charging proposal applauded

July 8, 2015 - Roads Australia has welcomed South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill’s call for a national approach to heavy vehicle road usage charging (RUC).


Transurban & RMS outline unsolicited proposals process

June 9, 2015 - RA members and guests were privy to an exclusive briefing on lessons learned through the NorthConnex unsolicited proposal process at a special lunch in Sydney today.


Victorian Treasurer heads north to meet RA members

June 4, 2015 - The Treasurer of Victoria, the Hon Tim Pallas MP, was the guest speaker at a special RA single table luncheon held in Sydney this week.

IRF - RA Regional Conference brings industry together

May 6, 2015 - The International Road Federation (IRF) – Roads Australia (RA) Regional Conference for Asia and Australasia, recently held in Sydney, focussed attention on the advancement of major initiatives and thought leadership within the national and international road sector