23 May 2021
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.

19 May 2021
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.

16 May 2021
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
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.    

12 May 2021
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.

30 Apr 2021
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.

21 Apr 2021
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.

20 Apr 2021
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 Apr 2021
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.

19 Apr 2021
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.

16 Apr 2021
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.

13 Apr 2021
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.

22 Mar 2021
The road ahead for Victoria's transport sector

In the opening address at the Victorian Transport Association (VTA) State Conference on Philip Island today, Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport, Scott Buchholz MP, told the 180 gathered delegates that the Morrison Government…

19 Mar 2021
Works underway to boost safety on Mount Lindesay Highway at Munruben

Works have started on the upgrade of the Mount Lindesay Highway between Stoney Camp Road and Chambers Flat Road, with Queensland-based HullSee JV awarded the construction contract.

08 Mar 2021
Out of the cold: A post COVID recovery for refrigerated transporters

Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport, Scott Buchholz today addressed the 79th conference of the Refrigerated Warehouse and Transport Association of Australia (RWTA) in Noosa to outline a post-COVID Recovery for the…