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Roads Sector Welcomes Budget Boost to Infrastructure & Skills

6 October 2020 - The Federal Budget’s focus on investment in transport infrastructure and workforce capacity has been welcomed by Roads Australia (RA), the peak body for roads within an integrated transport system.


Roads Australia Releases Procurement Reform Report

Industry vows to work with Government to keep Big Build on track

4 August 2020 - Following the Premier’s announcement on how stage 4 restrictions affect businesses and workplaces, Roads Australia and the construction industry will continue to work closely with the Victorian Government to ensure essential transport infrastructure is delivered safely.


Revised Victorian Suburban Roads Upgrade

10 July, 2020 - Roads Australia (RA) notes this week’s announcement by the Victorian Government that it will change the procurement of the two Suburban Roads Upgrade packages as public-private partnerships into a multi-contract ‘$2.2 billion road construction blitz’.


Infrastructure funding boost an opportunity to seal road shoulders in the bush

15 June 2020 - Roads Australia has welcomed today's infrastructure announcement by the Commonwealth and recommended the half billion-dollar road safety funding injection be targeted toward 'low cost, high return' maintenance treatments to some of regional Australia's most dangerous roads.


SA’s 20-year Strategy a welcome roadmap to the future

13 May, 2020 - Roads Australia (RA) welcomes today’s release of South Australia’s inaugural 20-year State Infrastructure Strategy.


WA contracting reforms and fast-tracked pipeline will pay long-term dividends

30 April 2020 - The McGowan Government’s transport construction contract reforms - coupled with the fast-tracking of $140 million in road and maritime projects - will not only help small to mid-sized contractors survive the COVID crisis, but is also an investment in the industry’s long-term future.


COVID might be making the daily commute faster, but still no excuse to speed

27 April 2020 - Roads Australia is backing calls for Queensland road users to slowdown and stick to the rules in the face of a spike in fatalities.


Infrastructure sector currently expects only minor delays to delivery of pipeline

17 April, 2020 - COVID-19 is expected to cause only minor delays to the delivery of Australia’s current transport infrastructure projects – but the question of who pays for those delays is still very much up in the air.


Road and rail projects feeling the heat of COVID-19

27 March,2020 - The response by governments to the coronavirus pandemic is starting to bite into Australia’s transport infrastructure boom.