FNQROC Regional Road Group - September 2012

State Controlled LRRS Works Program

At this stage incorporation of the TMR LRRS works program into the general FNQRRG works program still has not occurred however it is hoped this information will be available at this week's Technical Committee meeting.

Bridge Asset Management

The Roads Alliance has granted 2/3 subsidy from the Statewide Capability Development Fund for the procurement of bridge asset management software. FNQRRG submitted for three copies – Cairns, Cassowary Coast, Tablelands at an estimated cost of $14,000 each, meaning $9,333 subsidy is available.  The estimate of $14,000 included a contingency of $1,000.  The Technical Committee meeting will be considering the way forward at this week's meeting.

The funding application for the development of an alternative timber bridge inspection and maintenance manual has been submitted to the Roads Alliance Board for consideration.

Capability Agreement & Action Plan

The 2012/13 Capability Agreement and Action Plan was adopted by the RRG at its Atherton meeting.

Roads Alliance Technical Forum

The Roads Alliance Technical Forum is being held on Tuesday 9 October from 9am to 11am within the Road Safety Seminar during the IPWEAQ State Conference at Sheldon Convention Centre, Brisbane.

Roads Alliance RRG Assembly

The RRG Assembly is being held as a breakfast session on Thursday 25 October from 7am to 8.30am during the LGAQ Annual Conference at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Next Meeting Dates

• FNQRRG TC - Thursday 18 November 2012, Cook Shire Council, Cooktown commencing at 12pm 

• FNQRRG - Monday 8 October 2012, Yarrabah Aboriginal Shire Council commencing at 1.30pm following the FNQROC Board Meeting