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

Significant boost for road safety

The Albanese Government is strengthening its commitment to road safety with significant increases in funding and changes to programs to reduce the administrative burden on local councils.

19 November 2023

Media release

Honouring lives lost: World Day of Remembrance for traffic victims

Each Australian killed on our roads is a tragic event sending shockwaves through our communities.

19 November 2023

Media release

Knowledge is the key to driving safer consumer choices for used cars

The Australian Government is partnering with the Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC) to deliver the Used Car Safety Ratings program.

15 November 2023

Media release

Road Worker Day of Remembrance – November 9

Today is the National Road Worker Day of Remembrance which strives to acknowledge road workers who have been killed or seriously injured at work.

09 November 2023

Media release

New projects to boost heavy vehicles safety and productivity

Regional roads across the country will benefit from new Australian Government-funded projects aimed at improving heavy vehicle safety and productivity.

07 November 2023

Media release

Address to the Bus Industry Confederation National Conference
Subjects: Heavy Vehicle Driver Shortages/Employment White Paper, Road Safety, ADR Review, Net Zero/Decarbonisation

30 October 2023


Hobart's New Town precinct upgrade creates true commercial and community heart

The City of Hobart is today celebrating completion of the second stage of the New Town Precinct Upgrade – a more than $1.5 million project that has created a true commercial and community heart for inner-city Hobart.

29 October 2023

Media release

Make your mark - BikeSpot 2023

Australia’s largest ever crowd-sourcing bike safety project – BikeSpot 2023 – was launched today at Parliament House in Canberra.

19 October 2023

Media release

Rural Road Safety Month 2023

September is Rural Road Safety Month, and as it draws to a close, I want to reflect on what has been a tragic year on Queensland roads, specifically regional and rural roads.

30 September 2023

Opinion piece

Facilitating safer trucks in Australia

The Australian Government has made changes to the national road vehicle standards to facilitate the supply of safer trucks in Australia, to help reduce road trauma while bolstering freight productivity.

28 September 2023

Media release

Recognition for exceptional road safety achievements awarded at ARSC 2023

Road Safety professionals and practitioners were recognised for their research, community engagement, and a commitment for change with a global focus at the Australasian College of Road Safety Award Ceremony.

21 September 2023

Media release