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Roads Australia Event Details

RA Industry Luncheon with Andrew Kirkman (Darwin)

15/08/2019 12:00 to 15/08/2019 14:30

Venue: Char Restaurant

We're pleased to welcome back Andrew Kirkman for our mid-year Darwin industry lunch. 


Date:      Thursday 15 August, 2019

Time:     12 noon pre-lunch drinks for a 12.30pm prompt sit down; 2.30pm close *

Where: Char Restaurant, 70 Esplanade, Darwin

Diet:       Please inform us if you have special dietary requirements

* PLEASE NOTE: The proposed preceding one-hour policy workshop has been postponed to later in the year.



Members Seat - $132 (inc GST)

Non Members Seat - $157.30 (inc GST) 

Member Corporate Tables (of 10 seats) - $1188 (inc GST)  (Pay for 9 seats and get 1 free seat)

Non Member Corporate Tables (of 10 seats) - $1415.70 (inc GST)  (Pay for 9 seats and get 1 free seat)   

Book 10 seats and you have the option of

a) having a branded corporate table with 10 seats – an ideal opportunity to invite guests; or

b) dispersing your 10 seats across the venue to meet other companies and government agencies beyond the scope of a formal corporate table. 

Roads Australia offers 5 free seats to members on maternity/paternity leave for every Industry Lunch or Forum on a first-in, best dressed basis. Please email directly to secure one of these complimentary seats.



This event is proudly sponsored by Territoria Civil.




Andrew Kirkman, Chief Executive - Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics (DIPL)

Andrew was appointed to his current role after the Northern Territory election in September 2016.

Prior to this, he was Chief Executive of the Department of Transport from July 2015.

With more than 20 years’ experience in the Northern Territory public sector, Andrew has previously held positions as Chief Executive of Darwin Waterfront Corporation, General Manager for the Land Development Corporation, and Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Director in the Department of Housing and Local Government. He has also held key roles in the AustralAsia Railway Corporation, Department of the Chief Minister and NT Treasury.

He has worked in finance and commercial roles in the private sector, locally in the mining industry and overseas on public private partnerships.

Andrew undertook all his education in the Northern Territory, and has tertiary and post-graduate qualifications in commerce and business.



Bookings are to be confirmed and paid in full 48 hours prior to the event.  Bookings received 48 hours prior to the event cannot be guaranteed unless a confirmation has been received by the Events Director. Cancellations should be notified in writing by email.  Cancellations received prior to one week before the event will receive a full refund less 25%.   No refund will be applicable for cancellations received after one week prior to the event although substitute delegates are welcomed.    

Please note:  Anyone registering for and/or attending an RA event does so on the condition and understanding that his or her name, company/organisation and title will be provided to other attendees. Registration and/or attendance also implies consent to be photographed at the event, and for those photographs to be used in various media for the purposes of promotion and publicity. Attendees’ names, organisations and/or titles may also be included in accompanying captions. 

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