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The latest news from Roads Australia

Roads Australia welcomes NT Budget

May 1, 2018 - The road and transport industry has welcomed the Northern Territory Government’s $1.45 billion infrastructure program in the 2018/19 Budget.

Record investment in roads and infrastructure spending applauded

May 1, 2018 - The road and transport industry has welcomed the Victorian Government’s record investment in infrastructure spending in the 2018/19 State Budget.

Melbourne Airport Rail Link funding welcomed

April 12, 2018 - Roads Australia welcomes today’s announcement of a $5 billion Commonwealth commitment towards a Melbourne Airport Rail Link.

West Gate Tunnel decision undermines Victoria’s reputation with investors and industry

March 7, 2017 - Today’s decision by the Victorian Upper House to revoke approvals for the West Gate Tunnel project sends a bad message to industry and investors.

A big win for integrated land use and transport planning in Sydney

October 23, 2017 - The release at the weekend of the draft NSW Future Transport Strategy and Greater Sydney Region Plan is a win for sensible, integrated urban planning.

Western Harbour Tunnel can’t come soon enough

July 19, 2017 - Sydney is in desperate need of a fourth harbour road crossing and the Western Harbour Tunnel will relieve congestion, improve journey reliability and unlock economic benefits right across Sydney.

Corridor protection – act early, consult widely and stick to decisions, says RA

July 7, 2017 - Infrastructure Australia has made a compelling case for Australian governments to work together to establish a more robust mechanism for identifying and protecting key corridors for future infrastructure development.

Increase in road maintenance spending welcomed

May 3, 2017 - The road industry applauds the Victorian Government’s focus on road maintenance and safety upgrades in this year’s State Budget.

West Gate Tunnel announcement good news for motorists and freight industry

April 3, 2017 - Confirmation of the design and successful tenderer for the West Gate Tunnel project is welcome news for Melbournians and Victoria’s freight industry.

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.