24 Sep 2021
Tenders open for major Newell Highway upgrade

Tenders are now being called to engage a head contractor to manage the largest project underway as part of the Newell Highway Upgrade package.

22 Sep 2021
Safer intersection on the way for Blackwater

The Capricorn Highway and Ardurad Road (Blackwater-Rolleston Road) intersection is about to undergo a $6.24 million overhaul, making it safer for Blackwater locals, tourists and freight transport.

17 Sep 2021
Upgrading roadside facilities to keep motorists safe

More than 70 roadside rest areas across the country will be upgraded to help combat driver fatigue and keep people safe on our roads, thanks to $7.2 million in funding from the Liberal and Nationals Government.

16 Sep 2021
Design complete for safer D’Aguilar Highway at Sandy Creek

The design of a $19 million safety improvement project for the D'Aguilar Highway between Sandy Creek and Kilcoy is now complete.

16 Sep 2021
Beaudesert shows off upgraded showgrounds

The Beaudesert Showgrounds upgrade project is now complete, with the opening of the recently refurbished grandstand, installation of new lighting, LED signboard and expanded amenities for campers this week.

13 Sep 2021
Twenty-five Tenterfield bridges upgraded to boost freight

Work is being completed on 25 bridges in Tenterfield to allow for higher mass limit (HML) vehicles in a boost to freight productivity across the region.

12 Sep 2021
Upgrades en route for Mount Lindesay Highway

The Australian Government has unlocked over $40 million to upgrade Queensland’s Mount Lindesay Highway at Jimboomba, which connects Brisbane to the New South Wales border.

10 Sep 2021
Construction begins on new bridge at Rouchel

The ageing timber truss bridge over the Rouchel Brook on Rouchel Road is being replaced by a new dual-lane concrete structure that will give motorists and freight operators a more reliable and efficient journey into the future.

09 Sep 2021
Funding boost for heavy vehicle safety projects

The Liberal and Nationals Government is taking further action to keep motorists safe on our roads with an investment of almost $5.5 million in 28 road safety projects through the Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative (HVSI).

08 Sep 2021
Three intersection upgrades to improve Warrego Highway safety

New left-turn lanes at three key locations on the Warrego Highway between Toowoomba and Dalby will be added to significantly improve safety.

06 Sep 2021
Making rural and regional road safety everyone's business

Australians are being urged to put safety first on regional and rural roads as Rural Road Safety Month gets underway.

26 Aug 2021
Federal funding to fix nine black spots in the Top End and improve road safety

Funding under the Liberal and Nationals Government’s Black Spot Program will substantially improve nine dangerous crash sites on Northern Territory roads in 2021–22.

20 Aug 2021
Updated freight code keeps trucks and trains moving

The Liberal and Nationals Government, together with the states and territories, today announced streamlined COVID-19 measures for freight operators to ensure the efficient movement of goods continues in a COVID-safe manner.

18 Aug 2021
Road safety investment providing vital jobs across New South Wales

​Road safety is at the forefront for the Australian and New South Wales governments, with a $178 million joint funding package enabling critical road upgrades to be completed in the 2021–22 financial year.

16 Aug 2021
$174 million to fast-track Queensland road safety projects

Queensland road safety projects will be fast-tracked with a $174.7 million package to enable almost 50 more upgrades to be completed in the next 12 months.