New signals shine a light on safety at Rockhampton black spot

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

Media release

Voice to Parliament a step towards closing the gap

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

Opinion piece

Boothenba Road intersection upgrade officially opened

Significant safety improvements have been addressed with the official opening of the $8 million upgraded Boothenba Road intersection.

24 January 2023

Media release

Four weeks left to enter safety projects for $4 million heavy vehicle grant program

There are only four weeks left for the heavy vehicle industry to apply for crucial project funding through the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator’s (NHVR) Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative (HVSI).

24 January 2023

Media release

$2.6 million to fund 17 new Black Spot projects in Tasmania

Funding under the Australian Government’s Black Spot Program will substantially improve 17 dangerous crash sites on Tasmanian roads in 2022–23.

22 December 2022

Media release

Safety works complete at Swan Hill intersection

Works have now been completed to improve safety at the Murray Valley Highway and Naretha Street intersection in Swan Hill.

21 December 2022

Media release

Hobart Airport Interchange completed

Construction of the $46.4 million Hobart Airport Interchange, a key part of the $350 million upgrade of the Tasman Highway into Hobart, has been completed.

19 December 2022

Media release

Never compromise on road safety

Every death on Australian roads is a tragedy.

19 December 2022

Media release

Big plans for tiny species: New aquarium in the works for Antarctic krill research

The Albanese Labor Government has today announced a new world-leading Antarctic krill aquarium and research facility will be built in Hobart.

14 December 2022

Media release

Heavy vehicle rest areas initiative steering committee chair announced, and expressions of interest opened for drivers

The Albanese Labor Government’s first Budget delivered an additional $80 million for new and upgraded heavy vehicle rest areas across the country, bringing dedicated heavy vehicle rest area funding up to $140 million over 10 years.

01 December 2022

Media release

Smoother and safer journeys for motorists along Failford Road

Mid North Coast motorists are experiencing smoother and safer journeys along Failford Road following the completion of a multi-million dollar upgrade.

23 November 2022

Media release

Over $18 million to improve heavy vehicle safety and productivity

The trucking industry and all Australian road users will benefit from an Australian Government investment of over $18 million across nine new projects under the Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program (HVSPP).

23 November 2022

Media release

Safety upgrade complete for Kennedy Highway

A $37.5 million program of safety works on the Kennedy Highway between Mareeba and Atherton is now complete.

The upgrade included installing wide centre line treatment, audio tactile line-marking, shoulder widening and safety barriers.

22 November 2022

Media release

Submissions open for $4 million heavy vehicle safety grant program

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has opened submissions for Round 8 of the Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative (HVSI) to fund new projects to deliver a safer heavy vehicle industry.

22 November 2022

Media release

World Day of Remembering Traffic Victims

Every single death on Australian roads is a tragedy. 

20 November 2022

Media release