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Victorian Budget sets up sustainable infrastructure-led recovery

24 November 2020 -  Roads Australia (RA), the peak body for roads within an integrated transport system, says today’s Victorian State Budget confirms the central role that enhanced transport infrastructure will play in powering Victoria’s post-COVID economic recovery.


Integrated Transport Benefits from NSW Budget Boost

17 November 2020  -  Roads Australia (RA), the peak body for roads within an integrated transport system has welcomed the significant investments made in transport infrastructure as part of today’s NSW State Budget.


SA Electric Vehicle Charge Underscores Need for Equity and National Consistency

13 November 2020 - Roads Australia (RA), the peak body for roads within an integrated transport system, welcomes the South Australian Government’s decision to address road user charges for electric vehicles (EVs) in 2021 and says it underscores the need to be focused on equity and the pursuit of a nationally consistent approach.


Tasmanian Budget Good News for Road Safety & Sustainability

12 November 2020 - Tasmania’s road network will be safer and more sustainable as a result of the record level of infrastructure investment included in today’s Tasmanian State Budget according to Roads Australia (RA), the peak body for roads within an integrated transport system.


Victoria’s Move on Collaboration and Risk Allocation a Positive Step

12 November 2020 -  Roads Australia (RA), the peak body for roads within an integrated transport system, says the Victorian Government’s decision to modify its approach to risk allocation on the North East Link is a sensible and responsible approach that will benefit industry and the community.


Roads Sector Welcomes Budget Boost to Infrastructure & Skills

6 October 2020 - The Federal Budget’s focus on investment in transport infrastructure and workforce capacity has been welcomed by Roads Australia (RA), the peak body for roads within an integrated transport system.


Roads Australia Releases Procurement Reform Report

Industry vows to work with Government to keep Big Build on track

4 August 2020 - Following the Premier’s announcement on how stage 4 restrictions affect businesses and workplaces, Roads Australia and the construction industry will continue to work closely with the Victorian Government to ensure essential transport infrastructure is delivered safely.


Revised Victorian Suburban Roads Upgrade

10 July, 2020 - Roads Australia (RA) notes this week’s announcement by the Victorian Government that it will change the procurement of the two Suburban Roads Upgrade packages as public-private partnerships into a multi-contract ‘$2.2 billion road construction blitz’.


Infrastructure funding boost an opportunity to seal road shoulders in the bush

15 June 2020 - Roads Australia has welcomed today's infrastructure announcement by the Commonwealth and recommended the half billion-dollar road safety funding injection be targeted toward 'low cost, high return' maintenance treatments to some of regional Australia's most dangerous roads.