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Roads Australia Event Details

RA Forum (Perth)

27/09/2019 09:30 to 27/09/2019 14:30

Venue: Fraser's Restaurant

Our annual Perth Forum is the WA infrastructure industry's premier networking and knowledge sharing event. 

This year's Forum will have a 'what's next' focus. We'll consider questions like:

  • What's the outlook for infrastructure investment in WA?
  • What constraints and challenges do we face in delivering future work?
  • And how will sustainability objectives and values drive outcomes across future project cycles?

We'll also consider what we can do, both as individuals and as an industry, to create mentally healthy work environments.

Our keynote lunch speaker will be Transport, Planning and Lands Minister Rita Saffioti. We'll also be joined by a range of experts from industry, government and academia.

We hope you can join us.



Members Seat - $275 (inc GST)

Non Members Seat - $302.5 (inc GST) 

Corporate Tables Member - $2,475 (inc GST) 10 SEATS (Pay for 9 seats and get 1 free seat)

Corporate Tables Non Member - $2,722.50 (inc GST) 10 SEATS (Pay for 9 seats and get 1 free seat)

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.






The Hon Rita Saffioti - Minister for Transport; Planning; Lands

The daughter of Calabrian post-war migrants, Rita Saffioti was raised in the family orchard in Roleystone.

Rita's professional background is in economics, having worked in Treasury in Canberra and then for the WA Government, before working directly for Premier's Gallop and Carpenter in the previous State Government, ultimately as Chief of Staff.

Rita was elected to State Parliament in 2008, and joined Mark McGowan's Shadow Cabinet team in 2013.

Following the Labor election victory in March 2017, she was appointed the Minister for Transport; Planning; Lands, giving her the opportunity to deliver to a more integrated approach to transport and land use planning, and responsibility for delivering important commitments including the METRONET project and planning for the future Outer Harbour. 

Rita has three young children, an eight year old and six year old twins. They keep her busy but also focused on making sure we continue to make Western Australia a better place to live.

When not at Parliament or with her family, Rita can usually be found at the footy cheering on her team, the Fremantle Dockers.



Bookings are to be confirmed and paid in full 48 hours prior to the event.  Bookings received 48 hours prior to the event cannot be guaranteed unless a confirmation has been received by the Events Director. Cancellations should be notified in writing by email.  Cancellations received prior to one week before the event will receive a full refund less 25%.   No refund will be applicable for cancellations received after one week prior to the event although substitute delegates are welcomed.    

Please note:  Anyone registering for and/or attending an RA event does so on the condition and understanding that his or her name, company/organisation and title will be provided to other attendees. Registration and/or attendance also implies consent to be photographed at the event, and for those photographs to be used in various media for the purposes of promotion and publicity. Attendees’ names, organisations and/or titles may also be included in accompanying captions.


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