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Victorian procurement reforms will add up to savings for taxpayers

Nov 29, 2016 - Victorian taxpayers will be the biggest winners from the State Government’s blueprint for public procurement reform.

Road usage charging study should consider a trial to give community ‘hands on’ experience

November 24, 2016 - A public, voluntary trial of road usage charging (RUC) should be considered as part of the Federal Government’s proposed RUC study, announced today.


Governments told to be ready for start of driverless revolution by 2020

Aug 24, 2016 - The driverless vehicle revolution will test the value of private car ownership and road-based public transport, and have a dramatic impact on everything from motor vehicle registration revenues to city planning and health spending, according to the key players in Australia’s land transport sector.


Transport Plan a dynamic blueprint for Perth’s future

July 29, 2016 - Roads Australia welcomes the Perth Transport Plan as a timely and vital blueprint for the future mobility needs of a growing city.

Queensland Pipeline a welcome window on infrastructure priorities

July 1, 2016 - Roads Australia has welcomed this week’s release of Building Queensland’s first Infrastructure Pipeline Report, saying it will give industry greater confidence and help deliver better value outcomes for Queenslanders.


Record roads and transport spend will be welcomed by congestion-weary Sydneysiders

June 21, 2016 - The record roads and transport spend announced in today’s NSW Budget is a much-needed tonic for congestion and will help make Sydney a more liveable city.

Roads industry welcomes Victorian major infrastructure spend

April 27, 2016 - State Government funding for the Metro Tunnel and Western Distributor projects, as well as suburban and outer-suburban road upgrades, will go a long way towards ensuring Melbourne maintains its crown as Australia’s most liveable city.

RA President re-elected as IRF Geneva Vice-Chair

April 11, 2016 - Roads Australia President, David Stuart-Watt, was re-elected to his second term as Vice-Chair of the Geneva Board of the International Road Federation at last week's General Assembly in Amsterdam.


RA Chapter members provide input into proposed national metadata standard

March 4, 2016 - Members of Roads Australia's Network Reliability and Capacity chapters have provided valuable feedback and support for Austroads' strategic project to establish a harmonised road asset data standard for Australia and New Zealand.


Work is flowing in NSW, with more to come

March 1, 2016 -  When it comes to the current pipeline of road works, NSW is living up to its self-proclaimed mantle of the Premier State. That was the strong message that came across in a presentation from Roads and Maritime Services Chief Executive, Peter Duncan, at last month's RA industry lunch in Sydney.