Federal funding to fix 67 black spots in Queensland

Funding under the Australian Government’s Black Spot Program will substantially improve 67 dangerous crash sites on Queensland roads in 2021-22.

11 June 2021

Media release

Gatton's Heavy Vehicle Decoupling Facility opens

The Gatton Heavy Vehicle Decoupling Facility is now open after five months of work, giving drivers the option to break down and reconfigure heavy vehicles on either side of Toowoomba Second Range Crossing before continuing their journey.

31 May 2021

Media release

Australian Government establishes a freight data hub

Improved national freight data has taken a leap forward with the launch of the National Freight Data Hub prototype website.

30 May 2021

Media release

Renewed focus on saving lives thanks to impactful National Road Safety Week

National Road Safety Week 2021 comes to an end today, but the lasting impact of the week’s events and achievements have sparked a renewed focus on road safety nationwide.

23 May 2021

Media release

Roads funding to help drive Western Queensland's economic recovery

The Morrison Government is investing in Western Queensland to secure the economic future of the region and the 2021-22 Budget is building on the strong foundations for a post COVID-19 recovery.

19 May 2021

Media release

Truck Show back during a heavy vehicle boon

The Brisbane Truck Show is back in 2021 during a heavy vehicle industry renaissance, following a significant increase in freight and logistics demand during the COVID-19 pandemic.

16 May 2021

Media release

National Road Safety Week a time to reflect and focus on saving lives

Today sees the start of National Road Safety Week 2021, an initiative to highlight the far-reaching impact of trauma on our roads and importantly, encourage everyone to Drive So Others Survive.    

16 May 2021

Media release

Budget 2021-22: Federal Government expands life-saving road safety investment

The Federal Budget commits an additional $1 billion to the Road Safety Program, as part of the Australian Government’s ongoing commitment to improving road safety and getting Australians home sooner sand safer.

12 May 2021

Media release

Rubber to hit the road as 'HEART4' launched

Heart of Australia has been boosted with a new DAF XF 350 about to hit the road to deliver specialist medical treatment in regional, rural, and remote communities across Queensland.

30 April 2021

Media release

Stay alert and stay alive

Australians are being urged to be mindful of the dangers of driving when tired as we remember the lives lost to fatigue-related crashes on 23 April, which marks Driver Fatigue Awareness Day.

21 April 2021

Media release

Buchholz bound for the north

Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport, Scott Buchholz is this week back in North Queensland to meet with local Mayors and inspect a number of significant infrastructure projects.

20 April 2021

Media release

Heavy vehicle industry in top gear

The Australian heavy vehicle sector is driving out of the COVID-19 pandemic, with a strong economic recovery according to March sales figures from the Truck Industry Council.

20 April 2021

Media release

Future of freight is 'ROSI' in Moree

The Australian Government has committed $35.2 million towards the $44 million Moree Intermodal Overpass project in New South Wales, which will improve freight connections and help lower business costs in the region.

19 April 2021

Media release

Bringing driveway dangers out of the blind spot

Australians are being urged to think about driveway safety as part of Low Speed Vehicle Run Over Prevention Awareness Day.

16 April 2021

Media release

Heavy vehicle health check to kick off in May

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is urging heavy vehicle operators to use their Daily Safety Checklist, ahead of the second major health check of Australia’s heavy vehicle fleet.

13 April 2021

Media release

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