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2023 events preview

As 2023 gets underway in earnest, the RA team invite you to join us at our industry-leading networking events. Book for Planning for WorldPride Book for our IWD lunches Book for the 2023 Transport Summit and John Shaw Dinner (note …

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Arvo Tinni AM 1935 – 2023

RA is saddened by the passing of Arvo Tinni AM, a previous winner of the John Shaw Medal and a true pioneer of modern road construction technique. Arvo Tinni spent his working life in the pursuit of excellence. His body …

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Sydney’s M4 and M8 Link set to open early

One of the final major components of Transurban’s WestConnex project – the 7.5km tunnels linking the M4 at Haberfield and the M8 at St Peters – will open to traffic on 20 January – two months ahead of schedule. The …

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Spotlight on diversity & inclusion

Australia is now delivering the largest pipeline of transport infrastructure projects in its history – which means there are more job opportunities in our industry than ever. Despite this, our sector’s workforce remains one of the least diverse in the …

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Electric bus push gathers momentum

Queensland’s Minister for Transport and Main Roads, Hon. Mark Bailey MP, has announced the rollout of more electric buses for the state’s public transport fleet. The Minister confirmed that 17 electric buses will be built at Volgren’s Eagle Farm and …

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Social licence for buses in NSW

RA’s Director – Policy Royce Christie met with the Hon. David Elliott MP, NSW Minister for Transport last week to discuss RA’s research report, Investigating the Social Licence for Buses in Australia. The report was the result of engaging with 2,400 people across Melbourne, Sydney …

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M1 Pacific Motorway Extension contractors announced

The Federal and NSW Governments announced contractors for the southern and northern sections of the M1 Pacific Motorway extension to Raymond Terrace immediately prior to Christmas. The John Holland/Gamuda Joint Venture has been selected to build the 10-kilometre southern section …

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