Infrastructure spending, crumbed rubber trial & obesity strategy | ALGA News 22 November 2019

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President's column

Around 230 people – some from as far away as northern Western Australia, Arnhem Land and Hobart – gathered at Hahndorf in the Adelaide Hills to hear the latest from Australia’s best in automation, electric trucks, road construction, road funding, safety and transportation technologies. It was terrific to hear insights from our guest speakers, great+

Regions to gain in Commonwealth’s infrastructure spending jolt

The Commonwealth Government’s decision this week to hasten $3.8 billion in infrastructure spending will include a range of infrastructure projects in regional Australia such as roads, bridges and railways. Some $1.8 billion will be spent both this financial year and next year, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said. “Every state and territory benefits, with significant transport+

Six SA councils in crumbed rubber trial

Six local councils in South Australia have agreed to join a trial that will divert the equivalent of 3,400 passenger tyres from landfill to make crumbed rubber mix for road surfaces and help create a circular economy. The project, announced this week at the ALGA National Local Roads and Transport Congress in Hahndorf, involves the+

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