Austroads is governed by a board, comprising the chief executive, or their nominee, from each member organisation. The board meets at least three times each year and has responsibility for providing clear policy and strategic direction. It also monitors the performance of Austroads against strategic objectives and approves the annual work plan and budget.
The Austroads Directors are:
- Neil Scales (Chair), Director General, Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads
- Gary Swain, Deputy Secretary Transport Services, Department of State Growth Tasmania
- Adrian Beresford-Wylie, Executive Director, Australian Local Government Association
- Robyn Seymour, Deputy Secretary Network Planning and Head of Road Safety, Department of Transport Victoria
- Tony Braxton-Smith, Chief Executive, Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure South Australia
- Jessica Hall, Executive Director, Surface Transport Policy Division, Australian Government Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
- Brett Gliddon, General Manager, System Design and Delivery, New Zealand Transport Agency
- John Hardwick, Executive Director, Asset Management, Transport for New South Wales
- Louise McCormick, General Manager, Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics Northern Territory
- James Corrigan, Deputy Director-General, Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate Australian Capital Territory
- Peter Woronzow, Managing Director, Main Roads Western Australia
The Austroads Board meets three times a year. A Communiqué, which provides an overview of significant items discussed, is published after each meeting.