Tagged: skills

Backing women in engineering

Although the engineering profession in Australia continues to suffer from gender imbalance, the transport infrastructure industry is continuing to support initiatives that will change that situation for the better. For the second consecutive year, RA member Ventia has been a …

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Procuring a better industry

RA is enormously grateful to John Holland for hosting our special event in Melbourne last night, as RA CEO Michael Kilgariff welcomed attendees for a discussion examining how social procurement can create opportunities within our industry and deliver better project …

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2022 Federal Budget Brief

The Federal Budget contains significant investments in key transport infrastructure projects across all jurisdictions, as well as support for a range of initiatives that will be of interest to RA members. $17.9 billion has been provided to support new and …

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Skills List Must Be Reformed To Allow Project Delivery

The lack of immediate access to skilled workers from overseas will have a significant impact on the ability to deliver major transport infrastructure projects, according to two of the nation’s leading transport industry associations. Roads Australia (RA) and the Australasian Railway Association (ARA) say the issues raised in their joint submission to Federal Parliament’s inquiry into skilled migration in March will be amplified by the major infrastructure spend in this month’s Federal Budget unless remedial action is taken.

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