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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.

SA’s 20-year Strategy a welcome roadmap to the future

13 May, 2020 - Roads Australia (RA) welcomes today’s release of South Australia’s inaugural 20-year State Infrastructure Strategy.

WA contracting reforms and fast-tracked pipeline will pay long-term dividends

30 April 2020 - The McGowan Government’s transport construction contract reforms - coupled with the fast-tracking of $140 million in road and maritime projects - will not only help small to mid-sized contractors survive the COVID crisis, but is also an investment in the industry’s long-term future.