A fifth Community Consultative Committee (CCC) has been established by the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) for Inland Rail, appointing a prominent former local Mayor to lead its work, Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack says.
The Parkes to Narromine section of the once-in-a-generation Inland Rail project is one step closer, thanks to the more than $300 million construction contract signed for the first section of the 1,700-kilometre rail line.
The Liberal and Nationals' Government's 10-year, $3.5 billion Roads of Strategic Importance (ROSI) initiative is set to deliver game-changing works to drive productivity and efficiency gains across Australia's key freight routes.
Federal funding is set to flow to the North East Rail Line thanks to formal approval of its $235 million commitment to flow to the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) to deliver the project, another key milestone toward getting the major upgrade up and running.
An important first step in the delivery of the most complex section of the Inland Rail alignment has been made, with the announcement of the Public Private Partnership (PPP) Registrations of Interest (ROI) for the Gowrie to Kagaru section.
The Liberals and Nationals Government and the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) are investing in new field trials to test driver fatigue monitoring technologies, which can enhance heavy vehicle safety outcomes.
The Australian Government is positioning the nation for safer roads through collaboration on hightech vehicle and road systems, made possible by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the US State of Michigan.