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Rob Slocombe

Rob Slocombe joined RAC in September 2014 as chief operating officer, and was elevated to chief executive in 2019. He moved from Sydney to Perth with his family to join RAC, and has extensive experience in financial services and banking including roles at Westpac, St George, Challenger Financial Services and AMP Bank. Mr Slocombe holds a Master of Business and Master of Science and Technology. He also has a pilot’s licence, is a car and motorbike enthusiast, and was a volunteer for the State Emergency Service in Sydney.

Supporting WA’s start-up economy

The 2019 StartupWA Ecosystem Report noted substantial growth in the WA start-up scene over recent years, increasing from only a handful of start-ups a decade ago, to more than 130 today.

Safe roads the first step toward vibrant and thriving communities

In just five years, more than 500 people have been killed and 2,700 seriously injured on WA's regional roads — a devastating reality for our regional communities and the equivalent of losing the entir

Is urban planning hearing the voice of the community?

Recently 800 residents from across the metropolitan area took part in RAC’s Urban Planning and Connected Communities survey, exploring how planning influences our daily lives.

Preventing unnecessary road trauma starts with educating our future drivers

Our partnership with the RAC Rescue Helicopters[1], which have now flown more than 7,000 life-saving missions, is a key part of RAC’s commitment to supporting road safety in WA.

Exploring WA’s greatest natural resources

The travel destinations scattered across our great State are large in number and diversity and offer locals and visitors some of the most captivating experiences anywhere in the world.

A strategic approach to social purpose

From our road safety advocacy to our innovative trialling of new technology such as electric and driverless vehicles, RAC is driven by the need to improve the quality of life for our members, to help

The accelerating mobility revolution

By 2030, more than 50 per cent of revenue generated by the mobility industry is likely to be disrupted.

Waart Koorling (On the move)

According to Reconciliation Australia there has been an increase in organisations taking real action to support reconciliation. These are encouraging trends for all Australians.

Active mobility key to healthier communities

Health policy debate featured heavily in the recent Federal Election, but one area that has a dramatic impact on community wellbeing, yet often goes under the radar, is mobility.

Electrifying the transport network

The electrification of our transport network — a future where electric vehicles (EVs) abound — will be central to a looming shift in how we move around our cities and regions, and how we manage the he

Welcome to Great for the State

As editor of Business News, I’m delighted to introduce a new feature that highlights the best of Western Australia. Great for the State is a 12-page lift-out that will be published each month over the course of 2019.

Shaping our AV future

Disruption to traditional forms of travel means we all need to change our current way of thinking and develop a well-defined roadmap for a safe transition into our driverless future.

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Welcome to Great for the State

As editor of Business News, I’m delighted to introduce a new feature that highlights the best of Western Australia. Great for the State is a 12-page lift-out that will be published each month over the course of 2019.

Is urban planning hearing the voice of the community?

Recently 800 residents from across the metropolitan area took part in RAC’s Urban Planning and Connected Communities survey, exploring how planning influences our daily lives.

Supporting WA’s start-up economy

The 2019 StartupWA Ecosystem Report noted substantial growth in the WA start-up scene over recent years, increasing from only a handful of start-ups a decade ago, to more than 130 today.

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Shaping our AV future

Disruption to traditional forms of travel means we all need to change our current way of thinking and develop a well-defined roadmap for a safe transition into our driverless future.

Welcome to Great for the State

As editor of Business News, I’m delighted to introduce a new feature that highlights the best of Western Australia. Great for the State is a 12-page lift-out that will be published each month over the course of 2019.

Electrifying the transport network

The electrification of our transport network — a future where electric vehicles (EVs) abound — will be central to a looming shift in how we move around our cities and regions, and how we manage the he

Active mobility key to healthier communities

Health policy debate featured heavily in the recent Federal Election, but one area that has a dramatic impact on community wellbeing, yet often goes under the radar, is mobility.