Hunter Region

Roads and Maritime Services Hunter Region manages approximately 320 kilometres of national network, 1050 kilometres of State roads and provides assistance to local councils for 1370 kilometres of Regional Roads. It is also responsible for maintenance of 755 bridges and 462 traffic signals, over 14 state electoral districts and 14 local council areas.

In 2013/14 Roads and Maritime Services is scheduled to deliver more than $630 million of work, including approximately $350 million for network development, $215 million for network maintenance, $20 million for road user safety, approximately $45 million for traffic management.

The following Councils are within Roads and Maritime Services Hunter Region:

Cessnock, Greater Taree, Port Stephens, Dungog, Lake Macquarie, Singleton, Gloucester, Maitland, Upper Hunter, Gosford, Muswellbrook, Wyong, Great Lakes, Newcastle.

Roads and Maritime Services Hunter – information for councils

General information

Regional Roads Funding Assistance to Local Government for 2010/11 is an information paper that outlines funding arrangements for 2010/11. Information Paper to Councils.

Asset

Regional Road Block Grant 
Follow the above link for information on the Regional Road Block Grant including the agreement and relevant schedules.
Roads and Maritime Services Hunter Region contacts for Block Grants:

Michael Papadopoulos
(Maintenance Support Officer)
4924 0327 or michael.papadopoulos@rms.nsw.gov.au 
Joe Krsul
(Asset Manager)
4924 0357 or joe.krsul@rms.nsw.gov.au 

REPAIR Program 
Follow the above link for information on the REPAIR program including the program guidelines.
Roads and Maritime Services Hunter Region contacts for REPAIR program:

Michael Papadopoulos
(Maintenance Support Officer)
4924 0327 or michael.papadopoulos@rms.nsw.gov.au 
Joe Krsul
(Asset Manager)
4924 0357 or joe.krsul@rms.nsw.gov.au 

Natural Disaster funding 
Follow the above link for information on the Natural Disaster arrangements including the guidelines.
Roads and Maritime Services Hunter Region contacts for REPAIR program:

Michael Papadopoulos
(Maintenance Support Officer)
4924 0327 or michael.papadopoulos@rms.nsw.gov.au 
Joe Krsul
(Asset Manager)
4924 0357 or joe.krsul@rms.nsw.gov.au

Road Safety and Traffic Management

Follow the links below for further information on the specific subjects:

Black Spot programs (State and AusLink)
Roads and Maritime Services Hunter Region contact for Blackspot programs
Adam Thomas (Planning & Analysis Manager)
4924 0611 or adam.thomas@rms.nsw.gov.au 
Traffic Committees
Roads and Maritime Services Hunter Region contact for traffic committees
Ken Saxby (Road Safety & Traffic Services Manager)
4924 0260 or ken.saxby@rms.nsw.gov.au 
Traffic Signals
Roads and Maritime Services Hunter Region contact
Craig Walker (Traffic Operations Manager)
4924 0614 or craig.walker@rms.nsw.gov.au 
Cycling and Walking
Roads and Maritime Services Hunter Region contact
Ken Saxby (Road Safety & Traffic Service Manager)
4924 0260 or ken.saxby@rms.nsw.gov.au 
Local Government Road Safety Program
Roads and Maritime Services Hunter Region contact for Council Road Safety Officers:
4924 0656
School Safety
Roads and Maritime Services Hunter Region contact:
4924 0656
Finance
Roads and Maritime Services Hunter Region contacts for financial matters and payment details:
Kellie Cleary (Council Administration Officer)
49076430 or kellie.cleary@rms.nsw.gov.au
Ben Haines (Financial Services Manager)
4907 6436 ben.haines@rms.nsw.gov.au

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