Date and time

Wednesday, 13 December 2023
12pm to 2:30pm (ACST)


Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront
7 Kitchener Dr, Darwin City NT 0800, Australia
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In each capital city, we host our flagship annual lunches which are some of the largest events of the year. The RA annual lunches are a time to celebrate the achievements of our industry and reinforce connections.

Our speaker 

Louise McCormick - Infrastructure NT Commissioner for the Northern Territory

Louise McCormick is the Infrastructure NT Commissioner for the Northern Territory and is an Executive Engineer, Chartered Fellow and Senior Civil/Structural Engineer with 20+ years' experience in the public and private sectors.

Infrastructure NT is the Northern Territory Government’s ‘I-Body’ which leads strategic infrastructure planning and co-ordination to ensure Governments invest in the right infrastructure, in the right place, at the right time to support population and economic growth. Infrastructure NT is also the delivery arm for the Darwin Harbour Infrastructure Projects (including the Darwin Ship Lift).

Over the last 15+ years that Louise has been in the Northern Territory, she has designed, delivered and managed some of the largest transport infrastructure projects for the NT Government and was a Co-Chair for the INPEX Transport Subcommittee which governed the transport tasks for the delivery of the USD-$60-billion INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Gas Facilities. Louise is the Deputy Chair for Austroads and a Board member for the Australian Road and Research Board (ARRB).

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Dress code: Business attire

Dietaries: Please inform of any dietary requirements 2 weeks prior to the event

Please ensure you make your booking using the appropriate rate. Bookings from non-member companies that book at a member rate will be contacted and asked to rebook at the correct price. If you are unsure of your organisation's membership status with RA, please

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Refund policy

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


Rebecca Baker

Event Manager