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Roads deliver $207 billion boon to Australian economy

Dec 12, 2019 - Australia’s road industry contributes nearly $207 billion of value to the economy each year and supports almost 1.3 million jobs, according to new analysis released by Roads Australia (RA).

Private vehicle ownership on the way out as ‘Mobility as a Service’ reshapes our transport future

Oct 24, 2019 - Australians may soon be paying for their door-to-door work or school journeys as a single charge – but the trade-off may also be handing over the keys to the family car, once and for all.

Federal Government must flex its muscles to drive improved road safety outcomes

25 Sept, 2019 - The Reviving Road Safety Strategy released today makes a compelling case for stronger Federal leadership to help turn around Australia’s road toll.

Qld’s latest infrastructure pipeline report gives industry a birds-eye view of the horizon

Aug 21, 2019 - Roads Australia welcomes today’s publication of Queensland’s latest Infrastructure Pipeline Report.

Audit sends clear message – despite record spend, we need to invest more on infrastructure

Aug 13, 2019 - The latest Australian Infrastructure Audit underlines the need for governments to put the pedal to the metal on transport infrastructure planning and spending.

Infrastructure investment confidence high, but challenges looming over the horizon

May 29, 2019 - A critical shortage of skills remains the number one concern of construction industry leaders charged with delivering Australia’s record transport infrastructure spend over the next decade, according to a new industry survey.

Victorian Budget good news for road and rail users

May 27, 2019 - The Victorian Budget handed down by Treasurer Tim Pallas this afternoon continues the Government’s strong commitment to transport infrastructure planning and delivery.

Eight transport priorities for the Coalition Government

May 20, 2019 - Roads Australia congratulates the Coalition on its return to government at the weekend.

Budget delivers a boost for roads and transport, but the task is still ahead of us

April 3, 2019 - The 10-year, $100 billion infrastructure spend promised in last night’s Commonwealth Budget is good news for our major cities and regions. But the pace and size of infrastructure investment needs to grow even more if Australia is to be ‘future ready’ for the challenges of population growth.

EV target welcomed, now for road finding reform

April 1, 2019 - The Federal Opposition’s national electric vehicle target of 50 per cent of all new car sales by 2030 is ambitious but achievable - but it must happen in tandem with ‘root and branch’ reform of road funding.