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Sale of WestConnex majority stake confirms it’s a project of its time

August 31, 2018 - Today’s announcement of the NSW Government’s sale of a 51 per cent stake in WestConnex to Sydney Transport Partners is a great outcome for the people of NSW.

Golden run of infrastructure projects a boon for NSW economy and job-seekers

June 19, 2018 - The NSW Government’s continued strong commitment to transport infrastructure delivery is good news for the State’s economy and job-seekers.

Budget delivers on road and transport infrastructure nationwide

May 8, 2017 - Tonight’s Federal Budget has a welcome focus on transport infrastructure spending.

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.

Investing in road infrastructure will make a difference to NSW safety outcomes, says industry

Feb 6, 2018 - Roads Australia welcomes the focus on road infrastructure improvements in today’s release of the NSW Road Safety Plan.

Heavy vehicle charging pilot scheme a welcome step towards true road funding reform

Dec 15, 2017 - Today’s announcement by Federal Urban Infrastructure Minister, Paul Fletcher, of a voluntary national heavy vehicle charging pilot scheme and complementary Business Case Program is an important step towards fundamentally changing how we pay for roads in Australia.

West Gate Tunnel EES process sets a gold standard for community consultation

Nov 28, 2017 - Roads Australia has welcomed yesterday’s release of the assessment of the West Gate Tunnel project’s Environment Effects Statement (EES).