First regional SA projects announced under redesigned Road Safety Program

The recently approved $168 million investment in South Australia under the Australian Government’s Road Safety Program will kick-start a series of safety treatments across the state’s regional roads starting from April.

19 March 2024

Media release

Road experts gather in Sydney for safety’s sake

Road safety experts from Australia and overseas, along with advocates for motorists and road victims will today gather at the NSW Government’s 2024 Road Safety Forum.

22 February 2024

Media release

Queensland kids to be Wheely Wise on their bikes

The Albanese Government is partnering with PCYC Queensland to deliver a comprehensive set of cycling education resources for primary school students in years 4 to 6.

24 January 2024

Media release

Transcript - interview - ABC Radio Hobart, Breakfast with Mel Bush
SUBJECTS: Road safety, National Data Hub, National Data Sharing Agreement, Road safety ministers meeting, National Road Safety Conference.

18 January 2024


More national road safety action grants now open

Applications are now open for three more focus areas of the Australian Government’s National Road Safety Action Grants Program.

15 January 2024

Media release

Statement on the catastrophic number of road fatalities in 2023

From January to December last year 1,266 people were killed on Australian roads.

This is a 7.3 per cent increase compared to the previous year.

15 January 2024

Media release

Road safety forum to assemble top experts on road toll

International and Australian road safety experts, advocates for motorists and road traffic victims, academics, as well as federal and state stakeholders will be brought together on Thursday 22 February to focus on safer roads and saving lives.

12 January 2024

Media release

‘Tis the season to drive so others survive

This holiday season it is up to all Australians to take responsibility for their actions and stay safe on our road.

Put simply, don’t be an idiot behind the wheel.

22 December 2023

Opinion piece

$168 million to improve road safety

A new $168 million investment in road safety funding will help to save lives by improving regional and urban roads, footpaths and cycleways.

20 December 2023

Media release

Government welcomes road safety and productivity reforms

The Australian Government has welcomed transport ministers’ in-principle agreement to an improved, nationally-consistent approach to the training and licence progression of heavy vehicle drivers.

20 December 2023

Media release

Take your time and arrive safely

Road users are being urged to remember to be careful on the roads as the holiday season begins.

Australian Government figures show over 1,250 people have been killed on Australian roads in the 12 months ending November this year.

18 December 2023

Media release

Road safety is everyone's responsibility

Australians must reflect on the numbers released through todays International Road Safety Comparisons 2022 and remember…

11 December 2023

Media release

BikeSpot launch in Tasmania

Rain, hail or shine Tasmanians are always eager to hit the tarmac, gravel track, or bush trails with their bikes.

24 November 2023

Media release

New program puts consumers in the driver's seat for safer vehicles

The Commonwealth Government has committed $16.3 million to ANCAP Safety to deliver the Australian Government’s New Car Safety Ratings stream, supporting consumers to choose safer vehicle models.

23 November 2023

Media release

$4.4 million in grants on offer as heavy vehicle safety program returns for its ninth round

Submissions are now open for Round 9 of the Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative (HVSI), to fund new projects that will boost heavy vehicle safety and deliver tangible improvements for industry.

20 November 2023

Media release