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.

19 October 2022

Media release

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.

13 October 2022

Media release

Albanese Government getting Road Safety Action Plan back on track

Each and every death on our roads is a tragedy. 

12 October 2022

Media release

New projects to improve heavy vehicle safety and productivity

Motorists and truckies who live in and travel through Hume will benefit from new Australian Government-funded projects targeting heavy vehicle safety and productivity.

07 October 2022

Media release

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.

07 October 2022

Media release

$1.7 million Greater Hobart bushfire resilience project to ignite action

Building resilient communities by equipping them with the tools they need to prepare for bushfires is the goal of a new project partnership between the four Greater Hobart councils and the Federal Government.

07 October 2022

Media release

Road safety roundtable highlights the need for collaboration to tackle road safety concerns

Today in Melbourne, road safety experts and advocates met with Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Carol Brown in the lead up to the development of the Road Safety Action Plan. 

05 October 2022

Media release

Shoulder widening on Great Western Highway to improve cycling safety at Faulconbridge

The Australian and New South Wales governments have responded to the safety concerns of Blue Mountains cyclists with work to widen and seal the road shoulder beside the Great Western Highway at Faulconbridge are…

29 September 2022

Media release

Response to national truck crash accident report 2022

Truck driving is Australia’s deadliest industry.

Reports such as todays from the NTI are vital in painting the picture of truck crashes around the country.

29 September 2022

Media release

New projects to improve heavy vehicle safety and productivity

Motorists and truckies who live in and travel through regional Australia will benefit from new Australian Government-funded projects targeting heavy vehicle safety and productivity.

29 September 2022

Media release

$3.5 million in industry projects to improve heavy vehicle safety

Fifteen industry-led projects will receive crucial funding as part of the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator’s (NHVR) Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative (HVSI), supported by the Australian Government.

26 September 2022

Media release

Mitchell Highway upgrade between Nyngan and Bourke now complete

Motorists are now enjoying safer travel between Nyngan and Bourke following the completion of the $12 million safety upgrade to the Mitchell Highway.

14 September 2022

Media release

September is Rural Road Safety Month, a time for reflection and change

There is no denying that it has been a horrific year on our roads. We are four months from the end of the year and yet the road toll has already exceeded that of last year – in fact we had exceeded last years toll by July this year.

06 September 2022

Opinion piece

Big steps towards better health this September

Today Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Senator the Hon Carol Brown, joined the Cairns community in the 22nd annual Walk to Work Day.

02 September 2022

Media release

Choose road safety this Rural Road Safety Month

September is Rural Road Safety Month, and Australians are being urged to take extra care on regional and remote roads – including being particularly mindful of all road users such as children walking to or from school.

02 September 2022

Media release