The Hon Barnaby Joyce MP, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport
On Wednesday 20 December 2017, The Hon Barnaby Joyce MP was sworn in as Minister for Infrastructure and Transport.
- Works to start on next section of Great Alpine Road upgrade
Further improvement works on the $10 million Great Alpine Road upgrade are set to start between Cobungra and Bruthen in south east Victoria, improving road safety, access and route reliability for motorists.
- Planning underway for Tenterfield Heavy Vehicle Bypass
The Tenterfield Bypass is one step closer to becoming a reality, with Arcadis Australia Pacific Pty Ltd today announced as the successful tenderer to carry out planning work.
- Deal sealed for Cooloola Noosa road upgrade
Motorists travelling between the Fraser, Cooloola and Sunshine Coasts will soon have access to a better road network with the Turnbull-Joyce Government signing off on new sealing works along a section of Counter Road between Cooloola and Noosa.
- Upgrades for critical road links in outback South Australia
Work is starting on a $3 million upgrade of 30 kilometres of the Oodnadatta Track and 25 kilometres of Kempe Road in outback South Australia.