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Roads Australia Event Details

RA Industry Luncheon with Rachel Wheeler (Sydney)

24/10/2019 12:00 to 24/10/2019 14:30

Venue: SMC Function Centre

We are delighted to welcome for the first time to the RA table Rachel Wheeler, A/Deputy Secretary of Customer Strategy and Technology, for an update on the work Transport for NSW is undertaking to prepare the way for new customer-centric mobility solutions.

Rachel will be joined on stage by two of her TfNSW colleagues - Evan Walker, Director Smart Innovation Centre, Customer Strategy and Technology, and Tom Grosskopf, Head of Sydney Planning, Greater Sydney Division at RMS - for a high-powered, interactive Q&A.

This paid event will be preceded by a free policy workshop to launch RA's Report from the 2019 Study Visit to North America. As these two events are stand-alone, you will need to register separately if you wish to attend the morning workshop.


Date:       Thursday 24 October, 2019

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

Where:   SMC Function Centre (Great Hall), 66 Goulburn Street, Sydney

Diet:        Please inform us if you have special dietary requirements



Members Seat - $242 (inc GST)

Non Members Seat - $314.60 (inc GST) 

Member Corporate Tables (8 Seats) - $1,694 (inc GST)  (Pay for 7 seats and get 1 free seat)

Non Member Corporate Tables (8 Seats) - $2,202.20 (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






Rachel Wheeler, Acting Deputy Secretary, Customer Strategy and Technology - Transport for NSW

Rachel leads the customer strategy and technology division, developing long-term, multi-modal strategies, plans and policies for the Transport Cluster.

She is responsible for leveraging data and insights, implementing new technologies and driving innovation and partnerships to provide improved, integrated customer-centred solutions. Rachel also manages the Cluster’s reputation, government relations, communications and drive meaningful engagement with our stakeholders, customers and the community.  




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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