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Upgrading Roads Good for the Economy

10.8.2004

Spending on roads generates Government income and pays for itself through higher productivity and growth in GDP, according to a new study by EconTech for the Australian Council for Infrastructure Development. Read more of Upgrading Roads Good for the Economy

New Fuel Standards Welcome

23.7.2004

The Executive Director of the Australian Automobile Association (AAA), Lauchlan McIntosh has congratulated the Minister for Environment and Heritage, Senator Ian Campbell, on his decision to reduce sulphur levels in premium unleaded and diesel fuel. Following on from the decision to reduce sulphur levels in regular unleaded petrol, this move is good for the environment and good for motorists. Read more of New Fuel Standards Welcome

Road Deaths are Preventable

12.7.2004

The Executive Director of the Australian Automobile Association (AAA), Mr Lauchlan McIntosh has called on the Commonwealth and States to follow the lead of local governments and take a broader approach to road safety. Read more of Road Deaths are Preventable

Road Safety - Time for Action

22.6.2004

Since 1997, Australia’s road toll has remained almost static. Today like every other day this year, an average of 550 people will be injured on our roads, 60 of them seriously and 5 people will die. Read more of Road Safety - Time for Action

AusLink Challenges the States

7.6.2004

The Australian Automobile Association has called on the State and Territory Governments to increase road funding and actively participate in AusLink. Read more of AusLink Challenges the States

Federal Government's AusLink Plan Needs $2 Billion for Road Investment

4.5.2004

“AusLink will not work effectively unless it comes with at least another $2 billion funding investment boost for road transport infrastructure, including funds for both maintenance and new capital works” said Lauchlan McIntosh, Executive Director of the Australian Automobile Association, speaking at the Smart Traffic Conference in Parramatta today. Read more of Federal Government's AusLink Plan Needs $2 Billion for Road Investment