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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.


COVID might be making the daily commute faster, but still no excuse to speed

27 April 2020 - Roads Australia is backing calls for Queensland road users to slowdown and stick to the rules in the face of a spike in fatalities.


Infrastructure sector currently expects only minor delays to delivery of pipeline

17 April, 2020 - COVID-19 is expected to cause only minor delays to the delivery of Australia’s current transport infrastructure projects – but the question of who pays for those delays is still very much up in the air.


Road and rail projects feeling the heat of COVID-19

27 March,2020 - The response by governments to the coronavirus pandemic is starting to bite into Australia’s transport infrastructure boom.


Infrastructure Priority List casts welcome spotlight on road maintenance and resilience challenges

Feb 26, 2020 - Roads Australia is particularly pleased to see road maintenance and infrastructure resilience given enhanced recognition in this year’s updated Infrastructure Priority List, released today by Infrastructure Australia.


Legal block to North East Link unwarranted

Feb 13, 2020 - Legal action to challenge the North East Link Environmental Effects Statement (EES) process is unwarranted and obstructionist.


Roads deliver $207 billion boon to Australian economy

Dec 12, 2019 - Australia’s road industry contributes nearly $207 billion of value to the economy each year and supports almost 1.3 million jobs, according to new analysis released by Roads Australia (RA).


Private vehicle ownership on the way out as ‘Mobility as a Service’ reshapes our transport future

Oct 24, 2019 - Australians may soon be paying for their door-to-door work or school journeys as a single charge – but the trade-off may also be handing over the keys to the family car, once and for all.


Federal Government must flex its muscles to drive improved road safety outcomes

25 Sept, 2019 - The Reviving Road Safety Strategy released today makes a compelling case for stronger Federal leadership to help turn around Australia’s road toll.


Qld’s latest infrastructure pipeline report gives industry a birds-eye view of the horizon

Aug 21, 2019 - Roads Australia welcomes today’s publication of Queensland’s latest Infrastructure Pipeline Report.