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Roads Australia Event Details

RA Industry Luncheon with Neil Scales (Brisbane)

15/03/2019 12:00 to 15/03/2019 14:30

Venue: Brisbane TBA

Transport and Main Roads Director-General, Neil Scales, joins us to outline the sustainability measures that are being implemented on the Department's major infrastructure projects.


Date:      Friday 15 March 2019

Time:     12 noon pre-lunch drinks for a 12.30pm prompt sit down; 2.30pm close

Where: Brisbane TBA

Diet:       Please inform us if you have special dietary requirements



Members Seat - $209 (inc GST)

Non Members Seat - $271.70 (inc GST) 

Member Corporate Tables (8 Seats) - $1463 (inc GST)  (Pay for 7 seats and get 1 free seat)

Non Member Corporate Tables (8 Seats) - $1901.90 (inc GST)  (Pay for 7 seats and get 1 free seat) 

Book 8 seats and you have the option of

a) having a branded corporate table with 8 seats – an ideal opportunity to invite guests; or

b) dispersing your 8 seats across the venue to meet other companies and government agencies beyond the scope of a formal corporate table. 

Roads Australia offers 5 free seats to members on maternity/paternity leave for every Industry Lunch or Forum on a first-in, best dressed basis. Please email directly to secure one of these complimentary seats.




Neil Scales, Director-General, Transport and Main Roads

As TMR D-G, Neil is responsible for an Operating Budget of $5.810 billion, Capital Budget of $2.804 billion and managed assets worth $76.226 billion.

Neil joined the Queensland Public Service in March 2012 as CEO of TransLink, and was appointed Director-General of TMR in March 2013. Prior to joining TransLink, Neil was one of the UK’s most senior public transport executives, serving as Chief Executive and Director-General of Merseytravel, the transport authority for Merseyside in the north of England.

In 2014, Neil became Commissioner for the National Transport Commission and joined the Roads Australia Board. Neil is Chair of Austroads, Deputy Chair for the Australian Road Research Board and board member for the Queensland Police-Citizens Youth Welfare Association. He is also a board member of the Queensland Transport and Logistics Council, Tourism and Transport Forum and the Australian Centre for Rail Innovation.

Since 2015, Neil has been the Queensland Public Sector’s CEO Champion against domestic and family violence by participating in Australia’s CEO Challenge Race. In September 2014, he became Government Champion for the Woorabinda Indigenous community.

Neil was appointed Acting Chief Executive Officer of Queensland Rail in October 2016 before returning to the Director-General role at TMR in April 2017.




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