08 Aug 2020
Rural road users urged to take road safety seriously

The Australia Government has joined the Australian Road Safety Foundation (ARSF), in urging all motorists using rural roads to reconsider their behaviour and put road safety first, during this Rural Road Safety Month and beyond…

07 Aug 2020
More action taken to keep Australian freight moving

National Cabinet has taken further action today to keep Australian freight moving safely by formalising a Freight Movement Code.

07 Aug 2020
Federal funding to fix 92 black spots in Victoria

Funding under the Australian Government’s Black Spot Program will substantially improve 92 dangerous crash sites on Victorian roads over the next two years.

06 Aug 2020
Federal funding to fix 24 black spots in Tasmania

Twenty-four dangerous crash sites on Tasmanian roads will be substantially improved over the next 12 months thanks to funding under the Australian Government’s Black Spot Program.
 

06 Aug 2020
Federal funding to fix six black spots in the NT

Six dangerous sites on Northern Territory roads will be substantially improved over the next 12 months thanks to funding under the Australian Government’s Black Spot Program.

06 Aug 2020
National awards celebrate Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council for road safety excellence

Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council’s outstanding road safety strategies have been recognised on the national stage with the regional NSW council being announced a category winner at the 2020 National Awards for Local Government.

05 Aug 2020
Funding boost to drive heavy vehicle safety

Twenty-six projects aimed at saving lives and reducing road trauma will share in $5.9 million under Round 5 of the Australian Government’s Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative (HVSI).

04 Aug 2020
Carnarvon Highway safer after funding for road upgrades

Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport Scott Buchholz has inspected completed road upgrades along the Carnarvon Highway that the Federal Government jointly funded through Rounds 5 and 6 of the Heavy Vehicle Safety and…

01 Aug 2020
Australian Government hits the road with extra funding for Mount Lindesay Highway

In new project details released today, Queensland’s Mount Lindesay Highway will be upgraded from two to four lanes between Stoney Camp Road and Chambers Flat Road.

29 Jul 2020
Investing in a strong future for Western Queensland

The importance of working together to secure a strong future for Western Queensland topped the agenda at the inaugural assembly of the Western Queensland Alliance of Councils (WQAC), as Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport…

24 Jul 2020
Delivering COVIDSafe freight to Australians

National Cabinet has endorsed a new Domestic Border Control Freight Movement Protocol to keep freight moving across Australia. National Cabinet agreed to upgrade the protocol to an Enforceable Code by state and territory jurisdictions.

15 Jul 2020
Share the road tips for travelling caravaners

These are the latest video tips and advice that every caravan or RV driver should watch before hitting the road this winter.

15 Jul 2020
First industry panel meeting drives renewed ambition for freight strategy

The newly established Freight Industry Reference Panel held its first meeting, kick-starting its vital work to drive delivery of the National Freight and Supply Chain Strategy.

09 Jul 2020
More funding available to reduce road fatalities

Thirteen projects aimed at reducing road fatalities will share in $2 million over the next four years through Round 1 of the Australian Government’s Road Safety Innovation Fund. 

02 Jul 2020
Road users urged to drive safely these school holidays

As COVID-19 restrictions ease and the minds of Australians turn to the school holiday period, Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport Scott Buchholz has urged motorists across Australia to drive safely…