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Market Capacity Report Underscores Need For Procurement Reform

13 October 2021Roads Australia (RA) - the peak body for roads within an integrated transport system – says the Infrastructure Market Capacity Report released by Infrastructure Australia (IA) today adds further weight to its calls for procurement reform.


WestConnex Sale Will Deliver Transport Dividends

21 September 2021 -  Roads Australia (RA) - the peak body for roads within an integrated transport system – says the NSW’s Government’s announcement that its remaining share of WestConnex has been acquired by the Sydney Transport Partners consortium (which includes Transurban) is a win for Sydney’s integrated transport network.


Industry first partnership to lead the way to achieve net-zero transport in Australia

7 September 2021 - An industry-first partnership between Roads Australia (RA), the Australasian Railway Association (ARA) and the Infrastructure Sustainability Council has been announced today, with the three bodies united in their efforts to help reduce the climate change impact of new and existing transport infrastructure.


Transport Industry Applauds Reform Pathway Set Out in IA Plan

3 September 2021Roads Australia (RA) - the peak body for roads within an integrated transport system – says the 2021 Australian Infrastructure Plan released by Infrastructure Australia today sets out a practical reform pathway that will deliver more resilient and sustainable transport infrastructure and services for the community.


30-Year Infrastructure Strategy Will Address Victoria's Transport Challenges

19 August 2021 - Roads Australia (RA) - the peak body for roads within an integrated transport system – says the 30-year Infrastructure Strategy released by Infrastructure Victoria today adopts a thorough approach to addressing the state’s transport challenges.


Transport Industry Welcomes Additions To Skilled Occupation List

23 June 2021 - New occupations added to the Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL) this week will assist in the delivery of major road and rail construction projects across the country.


State Budgets Elevate Need For Consistent Road User Charging Model for ZEVs

22 June 2021 - Roads Australia (RA) has welcomed the focus on incentives to enhance uptake of zero emissions vehicles (ZEVs) in the NSW State Budget today, and has renewed its call for ministers across all jurisdictions to work collaboratively to establish a consistent national approach to road user charges for ZEVs.

Updated Strategic Plan Continues Roads Australia's Evolution

17 June 2021 -  Roads Australia (RA) has released the latest iteration of its three-year rolling Strategic Plan, setting out how the organisation will bring industry, government and communities together to lead the evolution of Australia’s roads, integrated transport and mobility networks.


Skills List Must Be Reformed To Allow Project Delivery

27 May 2021 - The lack of immediate access to skilled workers from overseas will have a significant impact on the ability to deliver major transport infrastructure projects, according to two of the nation’s leading transport industry associations.


Victoria Puts Road Funding On Sustainable Path

26 May 2021Roads Australia (RA), the peak body for roads within an integrated transport system, says the Victorian Parliament’s passage of the Zero and Low Emission Vehicle Distance-based Charge Bill 2021 will help make sure the state can pay for future road infrastructure, while still encouraging uptake of zero emissions vehicles (ZEVs).