Smoother and safer journeys for motorists along Failford Road

Mid North Coast motorists are experiencing smoother and safer journeys along Failford Road following the completion of a multi-million dollar upgrade.

23 November 2022

Media release

Over $18 million to improve heavy vehicle safety and productivity

The trucking industry and all Australian road users will benefit from an Australian Government investment of over $18 million across nine new projects under the Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program (HVSPP).

23 November 2022

Media release

Safety upgrade complete for Kennedy Highway

A $37.5 million program of safety works on the Kennedy Highway between Mareeba and Atherton is now complete.

The upgrade included installing wide centre line treatment, audio tactile line-marking, shoulder widening and safety barriers.

22 November 2022

Media release

Submissions open for $4 million heavy vehicle safety grant program

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has opened submissions for Round 8 of the Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative (HVSI) to fund new projects to deliver a safer heavy vehicle industry.

22 November 2022

Media release

World Day of Remembering Traffic Victims

Every single death on Australian roads is a tragedy. 

20 November 2022

Media release

Smooth sailing for Derwent ferries

The Albanese Labor Government’s first Budget has delivered $20 million to extend ferry services to new parts of Hobart on the Derwent River.

18 November 2022

Media release

BIC National Conference
Subjects: Climate change, vehicle standards, energy supply, electric vehicles, Heavy Vehicle National Law Reforms, road safety and the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport

16 November 2022

Speech

Delivering $140 million for heavy vehicle rest areas

For the first time in ten years, a Labor Budget was presented to the people of this country last month.

A budget which is responsible, right for the times and ready for the future.

11 November 2022

Opinion piece

First Albanese Budget delivers for Hobart

The Budget delivered in October was delivered in time of great global uncertainty, with floods raging at home and an immoral invasion of Ukraine which just won’t end; a global energy crisis that is escalating, inflationary pressures persisting,…

08 November 2022

Opinion piece

Wind of change at Bushy Park with road safety improvements underway

Work has started on improvements to an intersection in Bushy Park that will improve safety and traffic flow.

The almost $760,000 project was funded under the Australian Government’s Road Safety Program (the Program).  

07 November 2022

Media release

More than $18 million for emerging aviation technology partnerships

The Australian Government has partnered with industry to ensure the take-up of emerging aviation technology in Australia, with more than $18 million awarded for 12 projects under the first round of the Emerging Aviation…

07 November 2022

Media release

2022 National Local Roads and Transport Congress

*Check against delivery*

I want to begin by acknowledging the traditional custodians of the land we are meeting on today – the Muwinina people.

02 November 2022

Speech

Assistant Minister addresses National Local Roads and Transport Congress

Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Carol Brown has addressed the 2022 National Local Roads and Transport Congress, outlining progress on Australian Government policy priorities.

02 November 2022

Media release

Finishing line for Midway Point intersection upgrade

The program to improve traffic flow and safety on the Tasman Highway between Sorell and Hobart has reached another major milestone, with the completion of the Midway Point Intersection Solution.

21 October 2022

Media release

Assistant Minister visit to the Indonesian National Search and Rescue Agency

Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Senator Carol Brown, today visited the Indonesian National Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) in Nusa Dua, Indonesia.

19 October 2022

Media release