Media Release

21st March, 2012 Australia has 800,000kms of road system worth over $100 billion dollars but no bureaucrat can tell you the first thing about the true condition or cost pressures facing any of these roads or bridges, leaving our road funding system a “third-world, overly-politicised mess of a system”, says the latest report from the nation’s peak lobby group for road reform. The Australian Rural Roads Group today took a delegation to Canberra as part of its national campaign for complete reform of road funding and management, which it points out has formal support of the independent infrastructure advisory group, Infrastructure Australia. Speaking in Canberra during a two day visit to dozens of Federal MPs and Senators, the group’s chair John Coulton, also Mayor...