Above: The magnificent Adelaide Town Hall proved a fitting backdrop for our record-breaking Adelaide annual lunch.
A record number of RA members and stakeholders have turned out to celebrate the season and look back on the successes of 2015 at our national round of annual lunches.
Over 320 turned out in Melbourne to hear Public Transport Minister, Jacinta Allan
; another 300 in Sydney for Sydney Motorway Corporation Chair, Peter Brecht
; 240 in Brisbane for BCC Deputy Mayor, Adrian Schrinner
; 170 in Adelaide with Premier Jay Weatherill
;160 in Perth to break bread with Main Roads WA Managing Director, Steve Troughton
; over 60 joined Premier Will Hodgman
and Infrastructure Minister, Rene Hidding
, in Hobart; and in Darwin, 45 local industry leaders sat down with Transport and Infrastructure Minister, Peter Chandler
As always, we're grateful to our annual lunch sponsors for helping us bring these events to fruition - Beca in Sydney; Transurban in Brisbane, GHD in Perth, pitt&sherry in Hobart, BMD Constructions in Darwin; Aurecon in Adelaide and Laing O'Rourke in Melbourne.
Above right: Victorian Public Transport Minister, Jacinta Allan; above left: Aurecon MD - Infrastructure, Geoff Linke, makes a point for SA Premier, Jay Weatherill; below: Laing O'Rourke staff and guests at the Melbourne lunch.