01 Dec 2022
Heavy vehicle rest areas initiative steering committee chair announced, and expressions of interest opened for drivers The Albanese Labor Government’s first Budget delivered an additional $80 million for new and upgraded heavy vehicle rest areas across the country, bringing dedicated heavy vehicle rest area funding up to $140 million over 10 years.
23 Nov 2022
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 Nov 2022
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.
22 Nov 2022
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 Nov 2022
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.
20 Nov 2022
World Day of Remembering Traffic Victims Every single death on Australian roads is a tragedy.
18 Nov 2022
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.
07 Nov 2022
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 Nov 2022
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).
02 Nov 2022
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.
21 Oct 2022
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.
19 Oct 2022
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.
13 Oct 2022
One step closer to better care for Tasmanian children with hearing loss The Shepherd Centre will be signing their first lease on office space in Tasmania in coming days.
12 Oct 2022
Albanese Government getting Road Safety Action Plan back on track Each and every death on our roads is a tragedy.
07 Oct 2022
New projects to improve heavy vehicle safety and productivity in Horsham Motorists and truckies who live in and travel through Victoria will benefit from new Australian Government-funded projects targeting heavy vehicle safety and productivity.