Transport Australia Society Queensland

The Queensland branch of the TAs.

About the Transport Australia society (TAs) Queensland

The TAs Queensland Branch is a voluntary committee of like-minded professionals seeking to assist and shape transport policy agenda and formulation through engagement with government, collaboration with universities and research organisations, and interaction with industry.

Our program of activities seeks to foster policy debate and expand member knowledge, while providing networking opportunities. We also arrange site visits to relevant transport facilities and major transport infrastructure projects.

Strategy and policy

During 2015 the QLD Branch participated and contributed to a range of discussions including:

  • State Governments Better Planning Directions Paper, May 2015
  • State Governments Safer Roads, Safer Queensland Forum, April & Aug 2015
  • Engineers in Parliament Presentation - 2015 State Governments Draft State Infrastructure Plan, June & Nov 2015
  • Carrs- Q ITS Course
  • TMR GARID document review

For 2016 the Queensland Branch transport policy priority areas include technology and the environment.

Committee

The committee is a mix of government and private sector professionals with varied experience and technical backgrounds.

Chair Gerard Reardon
Secretary Shane Healey
Treasurer Chris Woodgate
Committee Members Shalendra Ram
  Sara Gaffney
  Paul Gottke
  Phil Stay
  Richard Jones

 

The committee meets on the first Tuesday (12.30-1.30) of each month at Engineering House.

Contact us

Email: transport@engineersaustralia.org.au

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