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.
28 March 2023
21 March 2023
In the last twelve months (ending February 2023), forty cyclists died on Australian roads.
20 March 2023
Thank you for the opportunity to address the Victorian Transport Association State Conference.
I’m Carol Brown, Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Transport in the Albanese Labor Government.
18 March 2023
Each year Australians travel, on average, 12,100 kilometres in a passenger vehicle.
08 March 2023
03 March 2023
The Heavy Vehicle Rest Area steering committee held its first meeting in Canberra last week.
This committee, which is chaired by Senator Glenn Sterle, is a first for the government and for the department.
28 February 2023
The current home of the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Tasmania has served the community for 20 years. The Albanese Labor Government is committed to updating the site to ensure it can provide the service Tasmanians deserve.
24 February 2023
National Driver Fatigue Week is a week to educate road users that a power nap is a viable intervention strategy to overcome fatigue while driving.
There were 1,187 deaths on our roads last year – a devastating statistic.
21 February 2023
The first National Road Safety Action Plan (2023–2025) for the National Road Safety Strategy 2021–30 has been agreed by Australian, state and territory road and transport ministers to support the shared goal of reducing road trauma across…
07 February 2023
The $1.5 million stage two of Hobart’s New Town Retail Precinct Upgrade has been launched after a nearly three-year delay caused by the impacts of COVID-19.
02 February 2023
Through joint funding from the Australian Government's $3 billion Road Safety Program (RSP) and the Victorian Government's Regional Intersection Package, safety and accessibility are being improved on the Wimmera Highway near…
01 February 2023
The Albanese Labor Government is delivering on the $140 million heavy vehicle rest area initiative and has finalised the membership of the steering committee.
27 January 2023
The dark days are over for a key intersection in the heart of Rockhampton, with vital traffic signals funded by the Australian Government’s Black Spot program now switched on.
25 January 2023
Self-determination is the concept that we participate in decisions that affect our lives, something simple yet so powerful. A noble concept for any liberal democracy, such as ourselves, to champion.
25 January 2023