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Sydney leaders turn out to hear Sandra Dodds

Above: RA guests in Sydney with Sandra Dodds

Transfield Services' CEO, Infrastructure - Australia and NZ, Sandra Dodds, was our special guest at an exclusive single table lunch held in Sydney last week.

Sandra led a discussion that touched on industry opportunities and challenges across a broad spectrum of issues, from technology and innovation to OH and S and opportunities for women.

The lunch was attended by a roll call of industry leaders from Sydney. Our thanks to our sponsor, Altus Traffic, for creating this invaluable industry networking opportunity.

Right: Sandra Dodds with Altus Traffic CEO, Jeff Doyle

Upcoming Roads Australia events

RA Luncheon with Minister Bailey (Brisbane)

NEW EVENT - BOOK NOW

Queensland Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports, Mark Bailey, joins us for the first time to address the industry's key players at this major Brisbane lunch event.

CLICK HERE for more information

Part of the 2015 Coffey Series

Phone for Last Seats or Changes Tuesday September 8 2015
12:00 till 14:30

RA Single Table Luncheon with Roberto Gallardo (Melbourne)

BY INVITATION

Roberto Gallardo, Deputy Managing Director of Pacific Partnerships, will bring his extensive international experience in PPPs to the table at this exclusive single table lunch.

Part of the 2015 Coffey Series

SOLD OUT Tuesday September 15 2015
12:00 till 14:30

RA Single Table Luncheon with Craig Norton (Sydney)

BY INVITATION

Sydney Airports' GM - Ground Transport and Parking, Craig Norton, will be our special guest at this exclusive gathering of industry leaders in Sydney.

Proudly sponsored by TBH

SOLD OUT Wednesday September 16 2015
12:00 till 14:30

RA Single Table Luncheon with Mike Stapleton (Brisbane)

BY INVITATION

Join us in hosting Mike Stapleton, Deputy Director General, Infrastructure Management and Delivery at the Department of Transport and Main Roads, at this high-powered networking  lunch.

Part of the 2015 Advisian Series

SOLD OUT Thursday September 17 2015
12:00 till 14:30

RA Luncheon with Tim Reardon (Sydney)

NEW EVENT - Book Now

The newly appointed Secretary of Transport for NSW, Tim Reardon, is our lunch guest at this major industry event in Sydney.

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Proudly sponsored by GHD

Register Now Tuesday September 22 2015
12:00 till 14:30

RA Forum (Melbourne)

NEW EVENT - BOOK NOW

Join the State’s road and infrastructure leaders - including our lunch speaker, Coordinator General of Victoria’s Major Transport Infrastructure Program, Corey Hannett - at this outstanding, one-day industry networking and information sharing event.

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Proudly Sponsored by Cardno, Coffey and Jacobs

Register Now Tuesday September 29 2015
08:30 till 15:30

POLICY | Land Freight Productivity, Safety and Intelligent Logistics (Melbourne)

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This Network Reliability Policy Chapter workshop is the second in a series of member sessions focused on land freight productivity, safety for professional drivers, freight customer service and technology for Victoria.

Download the preliminary agenda. Final speakers to be announced shortly.

Register Now Monday October 5 2015
08:45 till 12:30

RA Luncheon with Minister Nalder (Perth)

NEW EVENT - BOOK NOW

WA Transport Minister, Dean Nalder, returns to the RA sanctum to provide his take on the planning and delivery of roads and transport in the west.

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Part of the 2015 Hyder Consulting Series

Register Now Thursday October 8 2015
12:00 till 14:30

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As the peak body of road industry stakeholders, Roads Australia provides a national forum for debate and discussion on how we can best manage, fund, maintain and renew this vital economic asset for the benefit of all Australians.


Membership of Roads Australia is your entree to the most powerful networking experience in the Australian transport and infrastructure sectors. As we like to say, the top people come because the top people come.


Roads Australia has a unique approach to policy. We work from inside the tent, providing regular opportunities for our public and private sector members to come together in our Policy Chapters to drive practical policy outcomes. It's a formula for influencing policy like no other, and it works.

Did you know?

  • Australia's national road network is a $280 billion-plus asset.

  • The Australian road network covers more than 817,000 kilometres.

  • Approximately 657,000 kilometres are controlled by local government - although State-controlled roads account for about three quarters of all vehicle kilometres travelled.

  • There are more than 37,000 road bridges across Australia.

  • More than three quarters of all passenger kilometres travelled in Australia occur on roads.

  • Public transport is a major user of our road network. In Melbourne, for example, more than 80 per cent of all public transport kilometres are travelled on roads.