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Roads Australia Event Details

RA Industry Luncheon with Jon Whelan (Adelaide)

01/10/2019 12:00 to 01/10/2019 14:30

Venue: National Wine Centre of Australia

We're pleased to welcome back DPTI's Jon Whelan to discuss issues, challenges and opportunities across SA's transport project delivery portfolio.


Date:     Tuesday 1 October

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

Where:   National Wine Centre of Australia (Exhibition Hall), Cnr Botanic and Hackney Roads, Adelaide

Diet:       Please inform us if you have special dietary requirements



Members Seat - $165 (inc GST)

Non Members Seat - $214.50 (inc GST) 

Member Corporate Tables (8 Seats) - $1155 (inc GST)  (Pay for 7 seats and get 1 free seat)

Non Member Corporate Tables (8 Seats) - $1501.50 (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.



This event is proudly sponsored by



Jon Whelan, Executive Director, Transport Project Delivery - Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI)

Jon is one of South Australia's most experienced infrastructure leaders.

His achievements include successfully leading the Torrens Road to River Torrens project team through DPTI's first competitive alliance procurement process, negotiating key agreements with the private sector enabling the almost $1 billion Festival Plaza Precinct redevelopment to proceed, and - in collaboration with industry leaders - implementing a Safety Charter to drive genuine step change safety performance across the South Australian construction industry.

During his time as Regional Manager - Eastern, Jon was responsible for the asset management of over 4,000 km of arterial road network and the operational performance of 12 River Murray ferries.




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.    

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