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Mobility as a Service: where to next?

June 11, 2020 - Mobility as a Service - or MaaS - is an idea that's as much 'in motion' as it is 'about motion'. With the COVID experience under our belts, how is MaaS likely to evolve to suit 'the new normal'?

Workplace diversity and flexibility: what can we take forward from the COVID experience?

May 28, 2020 - If there's anything positive to come out of this COVID experience, it may be that work-from-home becomes part of 'the new normal' - and as a consequence, opens up more opportunities for women to build their careers and presence within our sector.

Building resilience into our infrastructure

May 18 2020 - The bushfire crisis of December - January has raised questions about the resilience of Australia's infrastructure, and more broadly the role of sustainability in project planning and assessment.

Transport network pricing: new thinking on an old problem

May 1 2020 - How, what and when we charge users of roads and transport is a particularly sensitive topic for politicians and the broader community.  In this episode, we're joined by Jonathan Spear and Moses Lee from Infrastructure Victoria to talk about new research that points to some potential ways forward.

What does COVID-19 mean for Australia's infrastructure pipeline?

April 14 2020 - Roads Australia's Michael Kilgariff and Mark Bowmer are joined by BIS Oxford Economics Associate Director Adrian Hart to look at what impacts the current COVID crisis will have on infrastructure delivery in Australia.

Recent news and events

  • RA Board Dinner with Minister Knoll, June 28
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    RA Board Dinner with Minister Knoll, June 28
    South Australia's new Transport, Infrastructure and Planning Minister, Stephan Knoll, was the guest of RA's Board at a gathering of SA's industry leaders.
  • Cities of the Future Forum, Hobart, June 22
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    Cities of the Future Forum, Hobart, June 22
    Our Sustainability Chapter hosted representatives from government and industry to unpack the challenges and opportunities for Hobart stemming from the Commonwealth's City Deal.
  • Industry lunch with Corey Hannett, Melbourne, June 21
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    Industry lunch with Corey Hannett, Melbourne, June 21
    Corey Hannett, Coordinator General of the Major Transport Infrastructure Program, addresses industry at Metropolis, Southbank.
  • RA - IRF Regional Conference, Sydney, May 31 - June 1
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    RA - IRF Regional Conference, Sydney, May 31 - June 1
    CPB Contractors' Juan Santamaria, Transport Canberra and City Services' Emma Thomas, and Bechtel Infrastructure Australia's Ailie MacAdam, at the 2018 RA - IRF Regional Conference.

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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.


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Did you know?

  • The roads industry contributes over $200 billion of economic value in Australia each year.

  • The Australian road network covers more than 877,000 kilometres, of which 73 per cent is controlled by local government.

  • There are more than 37,000 road bridges across Australia.

  • More than three quarters of all passenger kilometres travelled in Australia occur on roads.

  • Well over half a million Australians rely on roads for their full-time employment.

  • 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.

Latest Insider....

  • Roads Australia Insider - 26 June 2020 Articled last week
    Roads Australia has welcomed last week’s Federal funding package for ‘shovel-ready’ and priority road safety projects, followed this week by more detailed announcements on how the money will be spent.
  • Roads Australia Insider - 12 June 2020 Articled 3 weeks ago
    Brisbane Move, a consortium of Acciona and Arup, has been chosen as the preferred tenderer to design and deliver the $944 million Brisbane Metro project, with construction expected to get underway next year.
  • Roads Australia Insider - 29 May 2020 Articled last month
    COVID-19 has forced 70 per cent of Australian businesses to change how they operate, according to results from the fourth Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) survey on Business Impacts of COVID-19.