Policy News

RA’s pre-Budget submission

RA has provided a submission to the Federal Government ahead of the 2023-24 Federal Budget, which will be delivered in early May. The submission was developed with input from members of RA’s Policy Stream Expert Panels and suggestions received by …

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Social licence for buses in NSW

RA’s Director – Policy Royce Christie met with the Hon. David Elliott MP, NSW Minister for Transport last week to discuss RA’s research report, Investigating the Social Licence for Buses in Australia. The report was the result of engaging with 2,400 people across Melbourne, Sydney …

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Making more of bus networks

Following on from the release of RA’s report earlier this year that examined improving social licence for buses, Infrastructure Victoria has produced a new discussion paper that examines opportunities to obtain better results from Melbourne’s bus network. Get on board: …

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$500 million fund to support low emissions tech

The Federal Government is establishing a new $500 million fund that will progress innovative projects and technologies to reduce emissions. The Powering Australia Technology Fund will operate through the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC), and is designed to increase the …

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RA Electric Vehicle Submission

The Roads Australia submission to the Commonwealth Government’s Electric Vehicle Strategy called on the government to develop a national transition strategy to ensure that the necessary changes in the energy and transport sectors are planned out together to deliver a …

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RA Federal Budget Brief

Note: The contents of this brief will be progressively updated as more detailed information about the Budget becomes available. Please refresh the page to ensure you are viewing the latest updates. The Budget context The Albanese Government has used its …

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TMAA survey shows more work needed on road worker safety

The Traffic Management Association of Australia (TMAA) have released their annual Traffic Management summary White Paper. Since 2020, TMAA have engaged the Australian Road Research Board (ARRB) to produce the survey and its findings with the aim of identifying and …

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Reducing embodied emissions in infrastructure

Infrastructure New South Wales (iNSW) recently released a discussion paper which provides guiding principles to help decarbonise the delivery of public infrastructure across the planning, design and construction phases. Focusing on reducing embodied emissions, the paper brings the NSW government …

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