Alicia Payne MP announced as Chair of Australian Capital Territory Black Spot Consultative Panel
Alicia Payne, Federal Labor Member for Canberra, has been announced as the Chair for the Australian Capital Territory Black Spot Consultative Panel.
Black Spot Consultative Panels provide the opportunity for stakeholders to have a say in the project selection process, and ensure that nominations of the highest priority and importance to the local community are recommended for approval.
The panel that reviews priorities for the program in the ACT includes: the National Roads and Motorists’ Association (NRMA), Pedal Power ACT, Motorcycle Riders Association ACT, National Capital Authority, Australasian College of Road Safety (ACRS), Transport Canberra and City Services, Transport Canberra and Business Services.
For more information on the Australian Government’s Black Spot Program, or to nominate a black spot, visit investment.infrastructure.gov.au/funding/blackspots.
Quotes attributable to Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Carol Brown:
“The Australian Government has committed $110 million per year to the Black Spot Program to improve road safety across the nation.
“This Government is investing in road safety right across the nation to ensure Australians get home safely every trip.”
Quotes attributable to Federal Member for Canberra Alicia Payne:
“I am pleased to have been appointed as Chair of the ACT Black Spot Consultative Panel.
“Making our roads as safe as possible is in everyone’s interests and a critically important priority for the Federal Government.
“I look forward to working with the panel of stakeholders to identify the locations that need work to ensure people stay safe on ACT roads.
“Black Spot projects will help deliver safer roads throughout the ACT.”