Roads Australia Publications

SUSTAINABILITY | Bob Higgins - Creating public value for money - 3 April 2014 Bob Higgins details a number of short case studies from Pacific Highway projects, how they have created public value for money and the learnings so far. 15th Apr 2014 2:49pm SUSTAINABILITY | Michael Crowley - Sustainability through project development - 3 April 2014 Michael Crowley discusses sustainability and value for money considerations, placing value for money opportunities in context and delivering sustainability outcomes at a project level - during both development and implementation. 15th Apr 2014 2:44pm SUSTAINABILITY | Geoff Fogarty - Value for Money Workshop introduction - 3 April 2014 Geoff warms up the 75 strong Roads Australia crowd by summarising RMS's commitment to sustainability. Geoff also discusses key sustainability issues discussed at a recent stakeholder session and details RMS's response to the issues raised. 15th Apr 2014 2:40pm MINUTES | Sustainability & Capacity Policy Workshop | February 18, 2014 | Darwin Revised to update Russell Whale's title to Executive Manager Transport Infrastructure & Technology (ITS) at Transfield Services. 21st Mar 2014 3:11pm Outcomes and Analysis Report - Darwin Policy Workshop - 18 Feb 2014 21st Mar 2014 1:42pm Clare Gardiner-Barnes Presentation to RA Industry Luncheon Feb 18 Darwin 25th Feb 2014 9:11am Minutes_Sustainability & Capacity Policy Workshop_Darwin_February 18 2014 20th Feb 2014 5:07pm Roads Australia submission to Productivity Commission Inquiry into Public Infrastructure December 2013. 10th Jan 2014 7:35am Building the case for customers: RA Network Reliability Chapter Report 9th Jan 2014 11:47am RA 2013 Year in Review An overview of our key achievements in 2013. 7th Jan 2014 2:29pm Local Government Forum - Summary and analysis - December 5 A summary and analysis of the Roads Australia / VicRoads Local Government Forum kindly prepared by Maurice Stabb, Former Director of Infrastructure for the City of Wyndham. 16th Dec 2013 1:23pm Procuring Green Road Infrastructure in Australia Presentation by Roads Australia Chief Executive, Ian Webb, to the IRF Geneva Summit 2013 (Dec). 12th Dec 2013 10:07pm Local Government Forum - Peter Seamer - December 5 11th Dec 2013 11:04am Local Government Forum - Bill Forrest - December 5 11th Dec 2013 10:59am Local Government Forum - Darrin Grimsey - December 5 11th Dec 2013 10:58am Local Government Forum - Paul Kearsley - December 5 11th Dec 2013 10:56am Local Government Forum - Dante Cremasco - December 5 11th Dec 2013 10:36am Local Government Forum - Peter Todd - December 5 11th Dec 2013 10:32am Local Government Forum - Hon Terry Mulder MP - December 5 11th Dec 2013 10:26am Draft Network Reliability Chapter - Building the case for customers report A draft report discussing the case for road user customers. Who are they, what they look like. What they want and what they really need. The report is a great summary of what road agencies across Australia are tackling in this space. 11th Dec 2013 10:19am Network Reliability End Of Year Workshop - Phil Davies - November 29 A presentation from Roads Australia Network Reliability Chapter Deputy, Phil Davies. Phil discusses the 2013 chapter activity and results, the end of year report and chapter priorities for 2014. 11th Dec 2013 10:01am Network Reliability End Of Year Workshop - Ken Kanofski - November 29 A presentation from Roads and Maritime Services' Director of Journey Management, Ken Kanofski about improving customer outcomes on NSW roads. Ken shares gains made through inexpensive, but thoughtful initiatives to increase customer satisfaction. 11th Dec 2013 9:54am Network Reliability End Of Year Workshop - Tony Braxton Smith - November 29 A presentation from Transport for NSW, Deputy Director General - Customer Exerience, Tony Braxton Smith, about linking customer value (from the use of road space in NSW) to the strategic transport network. 11th Dec 2013 9:49am Sustainability End-Of-Year Chapter Workshop Presentation - November 19 20th Nov 2013 10:45am Sustainability End-Of-Year Workshop - AU Construction Supply Chain School - November 19 20th Nov 2013 10:41am Sustainability End-Of-Year Workshop - Resilient Infrastructure - Net Balance - November 19 20th Nov 2013 10:39am Roads Australia Sustainability Forum - Mark Lyster This interactive workshop conducted by Mark Lyster from Netbalance begins to unravel some of the increasingly urgent and future considerations in strengthening the supply chain to deliver improved sustainability outcomes. 12th Nov 2013 12:47pm Roads Australia Sustainability Forum - Rebecca Lehman This presentation from an international active transport consultant highlights the fun side of the challenges, opportunities and positive solutions achieved in increasing active transport across the world. 12th Nov 2013 12:44pm Roads Australia Sustainability Forum - Simon Abrahams A presentation on the new innovative facility to recycle pavements that is being implemented in South Australia by Downer, encouraged by DPTI's investment in lower emissions. 12th Nov 2013 12:17pm Roads Australia Sustainability Forum - Antony Sprigg A presentation from Antony Sprigg, CEO of the Infrastructure Council of Australia, offering industry an update on Australia's progress in Infrastructure Sustainability, the evolving value of the IS rating tool and recent trends. 12th Nov 2013 12:16pm Roads Australia Sustainability Forum - Stuart Hodgson A presentation from Stuart Hodgson, Principal Sustainability Manager for the North West Rail Link. A leader in sustainability thinking for major infrastructure projects. 12th Nov 2013 12:13pm Roads Australia Sustainability Forum - John Pitt Introduction from Chapter Chair, John Pitt. Includes industry collaboration model and roadmap. 12th Nov 2013 12:11pm RA submission on the Sydney City Centre Access Strategy Submission to NSW Government. 8th Nov 2013 11:46am Network Reliability Chapter - October 2013 - Telematics and intelligent technologies (Melbourne) A presentation by Gavin Hill, General Manager of Strategic Development at Transport Certification Australia (TCA) about the National Telematics Framework - an internationally recognised platform to regulate the use of telematics in the Australian market. 24th Oct 2013 10:22am Network Reliability Chapter - October 2013 - EastLink and the Reliability Taskforce (Melbourne) A presentation from Peter De Luca with an update on EastLink and it's safety record. Also, an introduction to the Victorian Reliability Taskforce and it's progress to date. 24th Oct 2013 10:12am Capacity Chapter: 2013 Results of Tender Survey - September 2013 (Sydney) Peter Walton, Chair of the Capacity Chapter presented the 2013 tender/procurement survey results to New South Wales. 4th Oct 2013 3:09pm Capacity Chapter: 2013 Results of Tender Survey - September 2013 (Melbourne) Dan Reeve, Deputy Chair of the Capacity Chapter presented the 2013 results of the tender/procurement survey in Victoria. 4th Oct 2013 3:07pm Capacity Chapter: 2013 Results of Tender Survey - September 2013 (Melbourne) Robin Miles, Director, Strategy & Development, Transport, AECOM presented to participants on the consultant's perspective. 4th Oct 2013 9:44am Capacity Chapter: 2013 Results of Tender Survey - September 2013 (Melbourne) George Mavroyeni, Executive Director, Metropolitan Operations, VicRoads provided participants with an update on VicRoads activities. 4th Oct 2013 9:42am Congestion Workshop - September (Perth) Dean Zabrieszach, Director, Road Operations, VicRoads, presented on managing congestion in Melbourne, including lessons learned. 27th Sep 2013 4:20pm Congestion Workshop - September (Perth) Graham Taylor, Principal Engineer, Road Operations, Department of Transport and Main Roads, Queensland presented to participants on how Queensland has built an understanding of road network performance from the road user’s perspective and how this has pai 27th Sep 2013 4:15pm Congestion Workshop - September (Perth) Gordon Farrelly, Manager, Network Efficiency, Roads and Maritime Services presented to participants on managing congestion in and around Sydney. 27th Sep 2013 4:14pm Congestion Workshop - September (Perth) Des Snook, Executive Director, Road Network Services, Main Roads WA presented to participants on the current congestion challenges facing Perth. 27th Sep 2013 4:12pm Network Reliability Chapter - September 2013 - Interstate report Roads Australia's Network Reliability Chapter Deputy, Phil Davies presents the themes from recent network performance investigations in Queensland and New South Wales. 5th Sep 2013 4:35pm Network Reliability Chapter - September 2013 - Probe data for traffic management Rita Excell, Regional Manager from the ARRB Group in South Australia presents about probe data, the devices and quantifying benefits and costs. Rita discusses the network monitoring building blocks, ARRB's investigation of Intelematics data and the data r 5th Sep 2013 4:29pm Network Reliability Chapter - September 2013 - Service Orientated Performance Measurement Mick Lorenz, Manager, Road Asset Management Services for the Transport Services Division at the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (Government of South Australia) presents the strategy behind the department's service oriented performance 5th Sep 2013 4:22pm National Sustainability Forum - July 2013 - Knowledge Bank Survey The Sustainable Transport Knowledge Bank is a Roads Australia and ARRB joint initiative. The aim of this survey is to investigate industry appetite for a dedicated connector or conduit to relevant sustainable transport resources and professional contacts 7th Aug 2013 11:00am National Sustainability Forum - July 2013 - Sustainability in Infrastructure Roadmap Industry is invited to contribute to the national sustainability in infrastructure roadmap. Download this template, complete and return to mandi@roads.org.au to have your comments included in the final analysis that will be shared and debated at future Ro 7th Aug 2013 10:53am National Sustainability Forum - July 2013 - Prue Robson presentation Prue Robson, Director of Prue Robson + Associates, presents Part 2 of the Re-imagining Sustainability session by discussing the role of change management in improving sustainability in infrastructure outcomes. 7th Aug 2013 10:49am National Sustainability Forum - July 2013 - Stella Whittaker presentation Stella Whittaker, Chair - GRI Focal Point Australia presents Part 1 of 2 presentations in the Re-imagining Sustainability session discussing the culture of sustainability in infrastructure and how to influence change among multiple stakeholders across the 7th Aug 2013 10:46am National Sustainability Forum - July 2013 - Mariana Silva presentation Mariana Silva, Research Officer for the Sustainable Finance program at the International Institute of Sustainable Development in Geneva, presents value flows from infrastructure sustainability to shareholder returns, trends in project finance, private equ 7th Aug 2013 10:43am National Sustainability Forum - July 2013 - Laura Turley presentation Laura Turley, Research Officer for the Sustainable Procurement and Green Roads Program at the Institute of Sustainable Development in Geneva, presents on sustainable public procurement for the roads and highways sector. 7th Aug 2013 10:35am National Sustainability Forum - July 2013 - Rebecca Lehman presentation Rebecca Lehman, Associate - Transport Planner at GTA Consultants presents a fun, highly visual summary of how infrastructure works and can improve in urban areas. 7th Aug 2013 10:31am National Sustainability Forum - July 2013 - Antony Sprigg presentation Antony Sprigg, CEO from Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia presents the current trends in infrastructure sustainability across all sectors. Antony also discusses industry drivers for engaging the IS rating tool and how the IS rating tool i 7th Aug 2013 10:27am National Sustainability Forum - July 2013 - Kym Neaylon presentation Kym Neaylon, Principal Research Scientist at the ARRB Group, presents ideas on how to reduce emissions through adapting current practices during pavement construction. In particular, Kym shares his personal experience of using salt water in the constructi 7th Aug 2013 10:13am National Sustainability Forum - July 2013 - Stuart Hodgson presentation Stuart Hodgson, Principal Manager - Sustainability, North West Rail Link presents the sustainability strategy behind the project. Stuart provides an industry-leading case study on how to approach a sustainability strategy for a large infrastructure projec 7th Aug 2013 9:55am Meeting the NSW freight task Submission by Roads Australia on the NSW Draft Freight and Ports Strategy, March 2013. 15th Mar 2013 3:38pm The road to pricing reform A submission by Roads Australia to the NSW Parliamentary Inquiry into road access pricing. March 2013. 4th Mar 2013 2:02pm Roads Australia 2012 Year in Review A snapshot of our achievements over the past 12 months. 23rd Nov 2012 10:51am Road Safety Management in Australia - A call for co-ordinated action A discussion paper by Lauchlan McIntosh AM that advocates the need for a well-funded, national long-term action plan to reduce road trauma. 8th Nov 2012 11:04am RA Submission on Draft NSW Transport Master Plan Submission by Roads Australia on the First Draft of the NSW Long Term Transport Master Plan, October 2012 19th Oct 2012 12:25pm Minister Mulder's presentation - Oct 3, 2012 Powerpoint presentation delivered by Victorian Transport and Roads Minister, Terry Mulder, to an RA lunch in Melbourne. 10th Oct 2012 5:01pm Sustainability Forum - Sydney 17 July 2012 Sven Rand, pitt&sherry & Tessa Jakszewicz, Deputy CEO – ACE CRC jointly presented at the Forum on the Canute sea level rise calculator. 24th Jul 2012 1:47pm Sustainability Forum - Sydney 17 July 2012 Caroline Evans, Senior Economist, ARRG Group presented at the Forum on a recent US scanning tour. 24th Jul 2012 1:41pm Sustainability Forum - Sydney 17 July 2012 Antony Sprigg, CEO, AGIC presented at the Sustainability Forum on the IS rating tool and general AGIC activities. 24th Jul 2012 1:39pm Local Government Forum - Bill McArthur presentation Bill McArthur, President, MAV presented at the Local Government Forum on 26 June 2012. 2nd Jul 2012 3:53pm Local Government Forum - Michael Daly presentation Michael Daly, Partner, Ernst & Young presented at the Local Government Forum on 26 June 2012. 2nd Jul 2012 3:46pm Local Government Forum - Warren Roberts presentation Warren Roberts, Chief Executive Officer, Stonnington Council presented at the Local Government Forum on 26 June 2012. 2nd Jul 2012 3:42pm Local Government Forum - Dennis Cliche presentation Dennis Cliche, Chair, Transport Reform Network presented at the Local Government Forum on 26 June. 2nd Jul 2012 3:33pm Local Government Forum - Edward O'Donohue presentation Edward O'Donohue, Parliamentary Secretary for Transport presented at the Local Government Forum on 26 June. 2nd Jul 2012 3:29pm The NSW Long Term Transport Masterplan Presentation to RA lunch by Transport for NSW Director-General, Les Wielinga, Sydney, April 18. 20th Apr 2012 4:23pm RA submission to Federal Government on traditional contracting reform A response to the Consultation Paper, Developing a National Approach: Traditional Contracting of Infrastructure Projects. 20th Apr 2012 9:49am Freight Industry Roundtable - The Next Wave of Reform Paul Sullivan from the National Transport Commission presented to the Freight Industry Roundtable on 16 March 2012 about The Next Wave of Reform. 22nd Mar 2012 3:11pm Freight Industry Roundtable - VFLC & MAV Rose Elphick from the VFLC and John Hennessey from the MAV provided a joint presentation on 16 March 2012 about the lastest initiatives with work by local governments. 22nd Mar 2012 11:14am Freight Industry Roundtable - Road Freight Productivity Terry Garwood, Executive Director, Freight Logistics & Marine for the Department of Transport presented to the Freight Industry Roundtable on 16 March on Road Freight Productivity. 22nd Mar 2012 10:51am Freight Industry Roundtable - National Heavy Vehicle Regulator John Goodrick from the National Heavy Vehcile Regulator presented at the Freight Industry Roundtable on 16 March 2012 on road transport regulatory reforms. 22nd Mar 2012 10:45am Freight Industry Roundtable - Driving Australia's Road Reform Norm McIlfatrick, Chief Executive, DIER & CRRP Advisory Board presented at the Freight Industry Roundtable on 16 March 2012 about Driving Australia's Road Reform. 22nd Mar 2012 10:43am Sustainability - RMS overview & Carbon Gauge Con Lambous, Environmental Specialist for Roads and Maritime Services presented to the Sustainability Chapter on 28 February 2012 about RMS and sustainability initiatives & Carbon Gauge. 8th Mar 2012 10:24am Sustainability - IRF Green Public Procurement Susanna Zammataro from the IRF presented to the Sustainability Chapter on 28 February 2012 about Green Public Procurement. 8th Mar 2012 10:19am Sustainability - IRF General Susanna Zammataro, Deputy Director General & Environment Expert for the International Road Federation presented to the Sustainability Chapter on 28 February 2012 about the IRF, its mission and activities across the globe. 8th Mar 2012 10:16am Capacity - Grampians Flood Relief Project: Managing Contractor Marko Misko, Partner, Clayton Utz & Ewen Nevett, Regional Director - Western Region, VicRoads jointly presented to the Capacity Chapter on 24 February 2012 about VicRoads first Managing Contract for the Grampians Flood Relief Project. 2nd Mar 2012 4:02pm Capacity - M80 Ring Road Upgrade Trevor Boyd, Director, M80 Ring Road Upgrade presented to the Capacity Chapter meeting on 24 February 2012 on the project and the benefits of managed motorways. 2nd Mar 2012 3:57pm Capacity - Collaborative Contracts Bob Vickers, Abigroup presented to the Capacity Chapter meeting on 24 February 2012 on the benefits of Collaborative Contracts. 2nd Mar 2012 3:51pm Capacity - Major Project Procurement in Victoria George Mavroyeni, Executive Director, Major Projects at VicRoads presented to the Capacity Chapter meeting on 24 February 2012 on Major Project Procurement in Victoria. 2nd Mar 2012 3:45pm Build it and they will come Submission by Roads Australia to the Senate Inquiry into the shortage of engineering and related employment skills, Feb 2012. 26th Feb 2012 5:38pm 2011 Roads Australia Year in Review A one-page snap-shot of the 2011 achievements of RA. 4th Dec 2011 11:33am RA Presentation to 6th IRF Conference on Road Safety, Oct 2011 Presentation on the Australian road safety national strategy, delivered by RA President, David Stuart-Watt, at the opening plenary session of the 6th IRF Road Safety Conference in New Delhi, India. 18th Nov 2011 9:50am RTA Industry Briefing - Pacific Hwy, Oct 2011 Presentation on the Pacific Highway upgrade delivered by the Pacific Highway Internal Alliance (RTA) to industry representatives. 14th Oct 2011 2:55pm 2011/12 NSW Transport/Roads Budget Overview Overview of NSW road funding delivered by the RTA to industry briefing, Sydney, Oct 2011. 11th Oct 2011 8:24am RA Member Briefing Note: Road Pricing - Feb 2011 A briefing note for members that provides background to the current debate on road pricing reform. 8th Mar 2011 11:43am IRF Policy Statement - Environment A landmark Policy Statement released by the International Road Federation (IRF) on January 24, 2011, affirming its commitment to the development of environmentally sustainable roads as an investment in the long-term prosperity of both planet and society. 25th Jan 2011 3:27pm 2010 Roads Australia Year in Review A one-page snapshot of Roads Australia's major achievements for 2010. 23rd Dec 2010 6:35am RA Congestion Chapter position paper Aug 2010 A draft position paper developed by the Roads Australia Congestion Chapter outlining the strategic direction that needs to be pursued to assist in managing congestion. 9th Aug 2010 10:39am RA Congestion Chapter position paper Aug 2010 - Appendix A 9th Aug 2010 10:37am RA Congestion Chapter position paper Aug 2010 - Appendices B & C 9th Aug 2010 10:36am Dr Max Lay's report on the governance, planning and funding of Australian roads - April 2010 This report includes a July 2010 revision of Dr Lay's attachment, A Road Pricing Primer. 20th Jul 2010 11:32am Dr Max Lay's Report on Road Pricing in Europe from WCIT 2010 at Amsterdam 30th Jun 2010 12:13pm RA Summit 09 - The Road to a Sustainable Future, Sarah Marshall Abigroup 25th Nov 2009 11:25am AAA Climate Change Summit 8th May 2008 11:22am ACRS - High Risk Road Users 5th May 2008 12:04pm ARF Forum April 08 - Austroads Presentation 28th Apr 2008 2:13pm ARF Forum April 08 - East West Link Needs Assessment 28th Apr 2008 12:34pm ARF Forum April 08 - Queensland Main Roads Presentation 28th Apr 2008 10:31am ARF Forum April 08 - Presentation by Caterpillar 24th Apr 2008 3:14pm ARF Forum Nov 07 - Presentation by VicRoads 20th Nov 2007 10:32am ARF Forum Nov 07 - Presentation by Main Roads WA 20th Nov 2007 10:29am ARF Forum Nov 07 - Presentation on Road Pricing by Booz Allen Hamilton 19th Nov 2007 1:03pm ARF Forum Nov 07 - Presentation on ATBRIC, David Stuart-Watt 19th Nov 2007 12:57pm ARF Policy Paper – Current Issues in Road Transport ARF members share a commitment to the well-being and advancement of Australia’s road transport network. ARF does not pursue sectional or political issues in relation to specific sectors or stakeholder groups. 8th Feb 2007