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

Investing in a better future for Tasmania

The Albanese Labor Government is making more critical investments in Tasmanian infrastructure to improve road safety and cut travel times.

11 May 2024

Media release

Improving road safety across Tasmania

The Albanese Labor Government continues to invest in high-priority safety improvements on local roads across Tasmania, with 14 dangerous sites to share in $3.5 million of Commonwealth funding.

07 May 2024

Media release

Make a life-saving pledge this National Road Safety Week

The 11th National Road Safety Week kicks off today, encouraging all Australians to pledge to drive so others survive.

05 May 2024

Media release

Fatality Free Friday shows the road towards Vision Zero

Road safety is a shared responsibility.

We are all responsible for ourselves and others on the roads.

02 May 2024

Media release

Bolstering access to national road safety data

The Albanese Government is taking unprecedented steps to respond to the concerning increase in road trauma.

02 May 2024

Media release

Federal funding to help Hobart soar

The Albanese Government has signed off on the business plan for the Hobart Airport runway expansion, and $60 million of funding promised in the election will now flow to deliver the project

01 May 2024

Media release

New projects announced in Heavy Vehicle Rest Area Program

The Albanese Government is reaffirming its commitment to enhancing road safety across the nation, with the announcement of five new projects in the Heavy Vehicle Rest Area Program.

29 April 2024

Media release

Making some noise for safer vehicles

Pedestrians will soon be safer around quiet cars, trucks and buses travelling at low speeds with the Albanese Government introducing a new design rule to make electric vehicles safer.

19 April 2024

Media release

Upgraded truck stop for Bridgewater

Construction is about to begin to improve the heavy vehicle driver rest area at Bridgewater, just north of Hobart, at the corner of Glenstone Road and Strong Street.

16 April 2024

Media release

Truck drivers to take a load off at new rest areas

Truck drivers across the country will soon be able to stop at new and upgraded rest areas to improve road safety and productivity thanks to nearly $6.7 million in Australian Government funding.

15 April 2024

Media release

$45 million for regional road safety upgrades

The Albanese Labor Government continues to invest in bridge and road safety upgrades across regional and rural Australia, with over $45 million flowing to 19 high-priority projects. 

04 April 2024

Media release