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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).

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.