Policy News

National Road Safety Week 2022

RA is proud to once again be a Principal Partner for National Road Safety Week, which will run from 15-22 May. Safety is RA’s top policy priority – and each year, National Road Safety Week provides is an opportunity to …

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NSW 2026 Road Safety Action Plan builds on success

NSW has released its 2026 Road Safety Action Plan, a key element of the state’s commitment to achieving zero deaths and serious injuries on NSW roads by 2050. The Plan’s contents have been developed following engagement with industry stakeholders, locally-based …

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Queensland releases new road safety strategy

The Queensland Government has released a new ten-year road safety strategy that includes significant increases in penalties for infringements and a welcome focus on road worker safety. Queensland’s Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey said the entire strategy …

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Procurement inquiry backs RA recommendations

RA is pleased to note that the report of the House of Representatives Inquiry into procurement practices for government-funded infrastructure supports a number of recommendations we put forward in our own submission. These include: improving workforce culture to attract and …

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2022 Federal Budget Brief

The Federal Budget contains significant investments in key transport infrastructure projects across all jurisdictions, as well as support for a range of initiatives that will be of interest to RA members. $17.9 billion has been provided to support new and …

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Unlocking productivity in infrastructure delivery

RA has made a submission to the Productivity Commission’s 2022 Productivity Inquiry, putting forward several recommendations that would help industry to improve project delivery. When the right infrastructure is built and maintained properly it can produce significant productivity improvements. But …

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