Summer has arrived and with many Australians hitting the road over the Christmas break, it's important we all remember to drive safely and think of our responsibilities as road users during this busy time of year.
The Australian Government's strong year of delivering critical infrastructure through its record $50 billion works program has been accompanied by reforms to lock-in efficiency and productivity gains through infrastructure well into the future.
The Australian Government has embarked on the biggest infrastructure works program in the nation's history—geared to driving economic growth, achieving greater efficiency and competitiveness and spurring a revival across metropolitan and regional Australia.
The Australian and South Australian Governments are getting on with building world class infrastructure with soil and utility service investigation works for the Darlington Upgrade project getting underway on 6 December.
The Australian and South Australian governments are getting on with building vital infrastructure for the Adelaide Hills with early works on the new Bald Hills Road Interchange in Mount Barker commencing today.
The NSW and Australian governments are getting on with building world class infrastructure by today announcing the first construction contract for WestConnex, paving the way for major works to get under way from early next year.
At the last election, the Australian Government committed to have the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) undertake a review of road trauma, the findings of which have been released today.