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…

25 Jun 2020
Heavy Vehicle National Law review taking shape

The National Transport Commission (NTC) has released a consultation regulation impact statement in an important step to improve the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL).

24 Jun 2020
Industry to help lift freight strategy ambition

The Australian Government has announced the membership of a new Freight Industry Reference Panel on behalf of the Transport and Infrastructure Council.

14 Jun 2020
Freight flights boost for South East Queensland farmers

It will now be easier for South East Queensland farmers to get their high-quality produce into key overseas export markets with the Morrison-McCormack Government helping to secure two direct freight routes to Hong Kong and Singapore.

03 Jun 2020
Buchholz applauds Woolworths' COVIDSafe culture

Assistant Minister for Freight Transport, Scott Buchholz has congratulated Woolworths Group on ‘a job well done’ after recently visiting the Brisbane Regional Distribution Centre at Larapinta.

29 May 2020
$50 million Hann Highway upgrades signed, sealed, delivered

A $50 million, four-year collaboration between all three levels of Government to seal major sections of the Hann Highway is complete.