21 May 2023
Last chance to have your say on life-saving AVAS technology Australians are being invited to share their views on the potential mandate of life-saving acoustic vehicle alerting systems (AVAS) in new light electric vehicles, with public consultation closing soon.
19 May 2023
Road safety ministers meeting to put Australia on the road to a safer future The Australian Government will lead a Road Safety Ministers’ Meeting, uniting ministers from every state and territory government through an official road safety forum for the first time in many years.
18 May 2023
Grant helps encourage kids to stay safe walking to school The Australian Government is backing efforts to encourage kids to make safe and healthy choices on National Walk Safely to School Day, held on 19 May 2023.
15 May 2023
Budget drives road safety in the right direction The Albanese Government has continued to listen to the concerns of road safety experts and stakeholders in the formulation of the new National Road Safety Action Grants Program (NRSAGP).
02 May 2023
School zone speed limit signs upgraded across Tasmania Nearly 600 electronic speed limit signs at school zones throughout Tasmania have been replaced with upgraded and networked signs under a $9.5 million program jointly funded by the Australian and Tasmanian governments.
24 Apr 2023
Black Spot funding paves way for safer Midtown pedestrian crossing The City of Hobart has completed a major upgrade to the busy intersection of Elizabeth and Patrick streets in Midtown, making the crossing much safer for pedestrians and drivers.
17 Apr 2023
Spotlight on safety as Albanese Government funds WA traffic Black Spot solutions Boosting safety is the top priority at 24 dangerous crash sites on Western Australia’s roads, with the Australian Government committing $12.6 million in 2023-24 under the Black Spot Program to fully fund upgrades at each of them.
13 Apr 2023
Work begins on next stage of Southern Feeder Road Work is beginning on the next $14.7 million stage of the Southern Feeder Road in Orange, New South Wales, which will extend the new road west from Anson Street to Shiralee Road.
11 Apr 2023
Chain of Responsibility federal grant set to deliver improved safety across heavy vehicle industry Once-off funding to support the development and delivery of Chain of Responsibility (CoR) training and education projects is now available, with $1.7 million being invested to help boost safety across the supply chain.
11 Apr 2023
125 council bridges and culverts to receive funded heavy vehicle assessments One hundred and twenty-five bridges and culverts in 33 different councils will receive funded engineering assessments as part of the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator’s (NHVR) Strategic Local Government Asset Assessment P
05 Apr 2023
Major improvements for the safety on Porter Street and Lincoln Highway, Port Lincoln The Albanese Labor Government is pleased to announce that the intersection of a key freight route in Port Lincoln, South Australia, will receive important upgrades.
04 Apr 2023
Major construction ramps up on New Bridgewater Bridge Major construction of the long-awaited New Bridgewater Bridge is underway, with important pieces of the project’s temporary bridge arriving on site.
02 Apr 2023
Safer roads for Queenslanders Queensland is set to receive $21.7 million under the Australian Government’s Black Spot Program to fund the improvement of 38 dangerous crash sites on the state’s roads in 2023-24.
28 Mar 2023
Public consultation open on life-saving alerting technology for electric vehicles More Australians than ever before are driving electric vehicles, with the numbers almost doubling in 2022, from 44,000 EVs on our roads, to more than 83,000.
20 Mar 2023
Safer journeys for cyclists front and centre of new upskilling program In the last twelve months (ending February 2023), forty cyclists died on Australian roads[1].