Black Spot fixes delivering safer roads for the Northern Territory

Safety improvements will be delivered at 16 identified Black Spot sites on Northern Territory roads, with the Australian Government committing $4 million under the Black Spot Program to fund the crucial upgrades…

14 July 2024

Media release

Mitchell Highway safer with new wire rope safety barriers complete

Ongoing upgrades of the Mitchell Highway are already delivering safer journeys between Bathurst and Orange in the New South Wales central west, with new wire rope barriers preventing dozens of potential crashes.

08 July 2024

Media release

Australian Government the driving force behind safer local roads

Applications are now open for the Australian Government’s new Safer Local Roads and Infrastructure Program (SLRIP). 

05 July 2024

Media release

Over $33 million for regional road improvements

The Albanese Labor Government continues to invest in bridge and road improvements across regional and rural Australia, as part of its commitment to boost freight productivity and to improve road safety outcomes.

05 July 2024

Media release

Driving safer roads with upgrades across Victoria

The Australian and Victorian governments have committed $120 million in combined funding to improve safety on targeted regional roads, footpaths and cycleways through to 30 June 2025.

03 July 2024

Media release

$10 million for road safety upgrades across the ACT

The Australian Government is partnering with the ACT Government to commit to reducing deaths and injuries on Canberra roads, thanks to a $10 million funding boost.

02 July 2024

Media release

Glenorchy Knights Football Club kicking new goals

The Glenorchy Knights Football Club are kicking new goals following the completion of a $1 million refurbishment project, fully funded by the Australian Government. 

19 June 2024

Media release

$33 million investment to deliver safer roads for Victorians

Victorians will have a safer trip home thanks to $33.3 million in Australian Government funding to improve 56 known crash sites under the 2024–25 Black Spot Program. 

12 June 2024

Media release

Safety boost for 31 black spots across Queensland

Queenslanders will have a safer trip home thanks to $17.4 million in Australian Government funding to improve 31 known crash sites under the 2024–25 Black Spot Program. 

07 June 2024

Media release

Reducing Australia's road toll with Fatality Free Friday

The Australian Road Safety Foundation will launch Fatality Free Friday today, a National Day of Action to reduce the road toll. 

31 May 2024

Media release

Midland Highway back up to speed with more work complete

Driving between Hobart and Launceston has become significantly safer and easier this year, with the completion of another 40 kilometres of upgrades to the Midland Highway, restoring these sections to a 110 km/h…

24 May 2024

Media release

Improving regional railway crossing safety

The Australian Government has today launched a national advertising campaign as part of its commitment to improve safety around regional railway crossings. 

20 May 2024

Media release

Building investment in Tassie infrastructure

The Albanese Labor Government is continuing to responsibly invest in and deliver nationally significant, nation-shaping projects for Australia, and that includes vital projects across Tasmania.

19 May 2024

Media release

Road safety progress report released

The National Road Safety Annual Progress Report for 2023 has been released, providing an overview of the combined efforts by all Australian governments to reduce road trauma. 

17 May 2024

Media release

Investment to deliver a future made in Australia

The Albanese Labor Government is continuing to responsibly invest in and deliver nationally significant, nation-shaping projects for Australia.

14 May 2024

Media release