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RA welcomes forward-thinking approach to Hobart’s transport infrastructure needs

March 20, 2019 - The Tasmanian Government’s decision to bring forward funding to investigate alternative traffic routes through Hobart is great news for commuters and a win for responsible transport planning.

An open letter to the Victorian Parliament




OP ED - Have we backed the wrong horse in the Transport Stakes?

By Roads Australia President, David Stuart-Watt

Asian experience shows we need to put PT investment in the fast lane

Feb 28, 2019 - Australia’s most populous cities should be actively discouraging private car use and investing heavily in mass transit systems, according to a new report from peak transport infrastructure body, Roads Australia.

NSW regional road network gets a shot in the arm

Feb 25, 2019 - The NSW Government’s decision to reclaim 15,000 kilometres of local roads will ensure a more safe, equitable, consistent and efficient approach to maintaining the State’s regional road network.

It’s time we got serious about road funding reform

Feb 5, 2019 - The Commonwealth needs to accelerate the reform process around road pricing and investment, according to Australia’s peak road stakeholder body.

Infrastructure delivery ‘after the fact’ won’t cut it on current population trends

Dec 11, 2018 - Infrastructure Australia’s Planning Liveable Cities report underscores the urgent need to get ahead of the curve on essential urban infrastructure planning and delivery.

NSW regional fast rail network would help ease road congestion

Dec 4, 2018 - The promise of a fast rail network linking major regional cities to Sydney is good news for road commuters.

Three industry leaders join Roads Australia Board

Dec 3, 2018 - Roads Australia has welcomed three new Board members following Friday’s AGM in Sydney.

Allan appointment good news for seamless transport infrastructure delivery

Nov 29, 2018 - Roads Australia welcomes the new appointments to the roads and transport infrastructure portfolios announced by Premier Daniel Andrews today, as well as the Premier’s strong statement on diversity.