Road Maintenance in Australia - Market Research Report

Road Maintenance industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 2.1%

The Road Maintenance industry prolongs the life of road assets through light and heavy programmed maintenance. Since the mid-2000s, Australia's road transport network has expanded rapidly through funding from the public and private sectors. This expansion has underpinned increased requirements for scheduled maintenance and repair. Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 2.1% over the five years through 2018-19, to $5.4 billion. This growth includes a projected revenue increase of 5.4% during 2018-19. Most funding for industry services comes from each tier of government, although state and territory government road authorities are mainly responsible for planning, constructing and maintaining the arterial road networks, and allocatin...
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Road Maintenance industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Road Maintenance industry's revenue is forecast to expand moderately over the next five years, supported by government spending policies and incremental growth in maintenance of the expanded national road network. Industry revenue is forecast to grow by an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $X.X billion. Increased industry activity is anticipated to generate direct industry employment and attract new entrants to the industry. Despite projected growth in industry enterprises, the increased longevity and complexity of maintenance contracts on major roads are likely to aid industry consolidation among larger scale private firms. Major private construction firms, such as Fulton Hogan, Downer EDI and LendLease, are projected to inc...
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Road Maintenance industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $5bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 2,605
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 13,150

Biggest companies in the Road Maintenance industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Road Maintenance in Australia industry include Department of Transport and Main Roads Queensland, Roads and Maritime Services NSW, Main Roads Western Australia and Roads Corporation.

  • pie_chart Department of Transport and Main Roads Queensland Market Share: x.x%
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  • pie_chart Main Roads Western Australia Market Share: x.x%
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What is Road Maintenance industry?

Industry Definition

Industry firms maintain and repair roads. New infrastructure construction is excluded from the industry.

Industry Products and Services

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  • Bracelets
  • Earrings
  • Rings
  • Watches

Industry Activities

  • Pavement rehabilitation
  • Sealing works
  • Safety improvements
  • Road markings

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry firms maintain and repair roads. New infrastructure construction is excluded from the industry.

Main Activities

  • Pavement rehabilitation
  • Sealing works
  • Safety improvements
  • Road markings

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

The industry maintains and repairs Australia's road network. More road kilometres and road system upgrades can stimulate maintenance and repair demand. De...
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Demand from road and bridge construction
Capital expenditure by state and local government
Number of motor vehicles
Demand from road freight transport

Current Performance

State and local spending
Industry structure
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Weather stress
Funding trends
 Table: Road Maintenance in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Road Maintenance in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Road Freight Transport in Australia
Toll Road Operators in Australia
Consumers in Australia




Key Selling Industries

Gravel and Sand Quarrying in Australia
Lubricants and Other Petroleum Product Manufacturing in Australia
Ready-Mixed Concrete Manufacturing in Australia
Machinery and Scaffolding Rental in Australia
Construction Machinery and Operator Hire in Australia


Products & Services

The Road Maintenance industry provides road maintenance services including pavement rehabilitation, sealing works, electrical maintenance, safety improvem...
Local governments
Private sector




Demand Determinants

Government expenditure on road infrastructure, and wear and tear from road use ultimately determine demand for road maintenance services. New road constru...
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Major Markets

Local governments
Private sector





 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Road Maintenance in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The industry has a low level of market share concentration. The four largest players in the industry are estimated to generate 36.7% of industry revenue i...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Road Maintenance in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Road Maintenance in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (DTMR) is a state-owned enterprise and the state road authority in Queensland. The organisation manages over $5...
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Department of Transport and Main Roads QLD

 Table: Department of Transport and Main Roads QLD - financial performance

Roads and Maritime Services NSW

 Table: Roads and Maritime Services NSW - financial performance

Main Roads Western Australia

 Table: Main Roads Western Australia - financial performance

VicRoads

 Table: VicRoads - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The industry has a moderate level of capital intensity compared with the general economy, although the industry's capital intensity is much higher than mo...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Road Maintenance in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Road Maintenance in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

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Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
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