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RA MELBOURNE FORUM, OCT 12


From left: Madeleine McManus OAM, Monash Uni; Jill Boag, JHG; Dr Collette Burke, OPV; Sarah Crawley, Jacobs; and Lauren Streifer, RA.

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Upcoming Roads Australia events

RA Annual Luncheon with Stephan Knoll (Adelaide)

Minister Stephan Knoll joins us at our biggest Adelaide event of the year to celebrate 'the year that was'. Part of the 2018 Aurecon Series. 

PLEASE NOTE: Due to overwhelming response, we have now re-opened this event and moved it to The Ellington, 23 Hackney Rd, Hackney.
Wednesday November 21 2018
12:00 till 14:30

RA Safety Roundtable with Mike Stapleton

BY INVITATION

This exclusive Road Safety Roundtable with Queensland Transport and Main Roads’ Deputy Director-General, Mike Stapleton, kicks off a nationwide series to look at how industry and government can work together to bring the road toll down to zero.

Wednesday November 21 2018
14:00 till 16:00

RA Capacity and Skills Roundtable with Richard Sellers (Perth)

BY INVITATION

We are delighted to welcome back WA’s Director General of Transport, Richard Sellers, for an exclusive WA Capacity and Skills Roundtable discussion in Perth.

Thursday November 29 2018
09:00 till 11:00

RA Young Professionals Event (Perth)

Roads Australia invites Perth's Young Professionals to hear from John Galvin and John Anderson as they share lessons and insights from a ‘lifetime’ in construction. Part of the 2018 Arup Series.

Thursday November 29 2018
15:30 till 17:30

RA AGM and Annual Luncheon with Melinda Pavey (Sydney)

Minister Pavey joins us for one of the biggest and best events on our Sydney calendar Proudly sponsored by Aurecon (Gold) and Altus Traffic (Silver).
Friday November 30 2018
12:00 till 14:30

RA Annual Luncheon with Rita Saffioti (Perth)

Minister Saffioti joins us as we mark another year's end in Perth. Proudly sponsored by GHD.
Tuesday December 4 2018
12:00 till 14:30

RA Young Professionals Event (Melbourne)

Planning Melbourne for the Future

Melbourne’s future relies on today’s crop of Young Professionals responding to the challenges of tomorrow. Join us for our second Young Professionals event in Melbourne for 2018 to explore these challenges and celebrate the Festive Season. Part of the 2018 Arup Series.

Wednesday December 5 2018
15:30 till 17:30

RA Annual Luncheon with Cameron Dick (Brisbane)

Minister Cameron Dick joins us for the first time for our biggest Brisbane networking event of the year. Proudly sponsored by Transurban.
Friday December 7 2018
12:00 till 14:30

RA Annual Luncheon with Jeremy Rockliff (Hobart)

Deputy Premier Jeremy Rockliff will join us in celebrating the season at our biggest Hobart event of the year. Proudly sponsored by pitt&sherry.
Monday December 10 2018
12:00 till 14:30

RA Annual Luncheon with Eva Lawler (Darwin)

NT Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics Minister, Eva Lawler, joins us for the first time at our biggest event of the year.
Tuesday December 11 2018
12:00 till 14:30

RA Annual Luncheon (Melbourne)

The magnificent Melbourne Town Hall is again the stage for the most anticipated event on our Victorian calendar. Proudly sponsored by Laing O'Rourke.
Thursday December 13 2018
12:00 till 14:30

2019 RA John Shaw Award Dinner ONLY (Sydney)

RA member-only registration is now open for our annual flagship event. Once again, the best tables will be allocated on a 'first in, best dressed' basis, so book now.

 

Thursday May 30 2019
18:30 till 22:30

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Did you know?

  • Australia's national road network is a $280 billion-plus asset.

  • The Australian road network covers more than 817,000 kilometres.

  • Approximately 657,000 kilometres are controlled by local government - although State-controlled roads account for about three quarters of all vehicle kilometres travelled.

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

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

  • 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 - November 16, 2018 Articled 1 days ago
    The NSW Opposition launched its pre-election transport plan last week, promising to prioritise public transport over toll roads by re-allocating funding from existing projects into a $13.5 billion public transport acceleration fund.
  • Roads Australia Insider - November 2, 2018 Articled 2 weeks ago
    Infrastructure Australia is calling on state governments to improve the efficiency of existing transport networks and consider new models to service communities in the growing outer suburbs.
  • Roads Australia Insider - October 19, 2018 Articled last month
    Average speeds have slowed by up to eight per cent across Australia’s capital cities since January 2013, according to the nation’s first congestion benchmarking report from the Australian Automobile Association.