Shining a light on our plan for harmonised road safety data this Rural Road Safety Month

The Road Deaths Australia bulletin released by Bureau of Infrastructure and Transport Research Economics (BITRE) today shows a higher than average number of road deaths for August, compared to August 2022.

18 September 2023

Media release

$31 million to address Black Spots on New South Wales roads

Safety will be enhanced at 66 dangerous sites across New South Wales, with the Australian Government committing $31.9 million in 2023–24 to address known Black Spots.

16 September 2023

Media release

06 September 2023


Safety improvements for 15 dangerous sites on Tasmanian roads

$2.57 million has been allocated to improve road safety at 15 dangerous sites across Tasmania, under the Australian Government’s Black Spot Program funding round for 2023-24.

26 August 2023

Media release

Industry projects to drive heavy vehicle safety with $5.5 million investment

Twenty-one new industry-led projects will receive vital funding from the Australian Government through the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator’s (NHVR) Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative (HVSI).

22 August 2023

Media release

$22 million to deliver pioneering Wodonga TAFE heavy vehicle technology precinct

The Albanese Government is delivering $22 million towards a nation-leading Heavy Vehicle Training and Experimentation Precinct in Wodonga, Victoria - as part of its $80 million investment in the Albury Wodonga Regional Projects (AWRP).

17 August 2023

Media release

Better data collection will improve road safety

Tragically, the Road Deaths Australia bulletin released by BITRE today shows a higher than average number of road deaths for July.

15 August 2023

Media release

Safer roads for Rockhampton thanks to completed Black Spot upgrade

Rockhampton Regional Council has completed the construction of a single-lane roundabout at the East Street and Stanley Street intersection.

11 August 2023

Media release

Griffith's Southern Industrial Link now open

Transport operators are facing smoother and safer journeys with the official opening of the Griffith Southern Industrial Link (GSIL).

09 August 2023

Media release

$25.6 million boost to road safety in Victoria through Black Spot Program

Works to improve safety at 57 dangerous crash sites across Victoria will begin in 2023-24, with the Australian Government committing $25.6 million to address local black spots.

04 August 2023

Media release

New national road safety grants now open

Applications are now open under the first two focus areas of the Australian Government’s new National Road Safety Action Grants Program. 

28 July 2023

Media release

Minister Brown Press Conference
SUBJECT: Australian Government to mandate reversing aids

26 July 2023


Mandating reversing vehicle aids to save lives on and around Australian roads

No parent, family or friend, should ever have to experience the devastation of losing a loved one on or around our roads.

26 July 2023

Media release

Spotlight on safety as funding brings SA Black Spots out of the dark

Boosting safety is the top priority at 17 dangerous crash sites on South Australia’s roads, with the Australian Government committing $5.9 million in 2023-24 under the Black Spot Program to fully fund upgrades at each…

13 July 2023

Media release

Industry roundtable brings heavy vehicle priorities to light

Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Carol Brown has today held an industry roundtable to discuss critical heavy vehicle priorities for Australia, including the sustainability of the sector as well as the…

12 July 2023

Media release