24 Nov 2020
ROSI funding wish list - consultations for next northern corridor priorities

The next priorities along Queensland’s northern Roads of Strategic Importance (ROSI) initiative corridors are a step closer to delivery, with consultations held with industry and stakeholders in Townsville today.

24 Nov 2020
ROSI funding wish list - consultations for next corridor priorities

The next priorities along Queensland’s southern Roads of Strategic Importance (ROSI) initiative corridors are a step closer to delivery, with consultations held with industry and stakeholders in Toowoomba yesterday.

23 Nov 2020
Moving livestock made easy

New National Operation Advice (NOA) from the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) will remove the requirement to include registration numbers from Class 3 Livestock Vehicle permits.

20 Nov 2020
Record funding call for heavy vehicle safety programs

Australian heavy vehicle safety programs will receive another significant boost with the launch of Round 6 of the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator’s (NHVR) Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative (HVSI).

15 Nov 2020
National Road Safety Week time to focus on saving lives

Australians are being urged to consider how they can help ensure everyone gets home safely as National Road Safety Week to honour and remember the lives lost on our roads begins on Sunday.

12 Nov 2020
Giving drivers a choice - Australia's first electronic diaries approved

Australian heavy vehicle drivers will now have a choice in how they record their work and rest hours, with the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator approving the first Electronic Work Diaries (EWD).

10 Nov 2020
The road-building Morrison Government: Scott Buchholz

Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport, Scott Buchholz has completed a week long trip in Far North and Western Queensland with local mayors to see the Federal LNP Government’s 10-year, $110 billion nation-wide Infrastructure…

07 Oct 2020
Budget 2020: Federal Budget prioritises life-saving road safety investments

The Australian Government is directly investing $2 billion in the 2020-21 Budget towards road safety initiatives, continuing efforts to reduce road trauma in Australia.

29 Sep 2020
Over $290 million in federal funding flows for bridges and heavy vehicle safety

More than 350 projects will share in more than $290 million in Australian Government funding under Round 5 of the Bridges Renewal Program (BRP) and Round 7 of the Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program (HVSPP). 

18 Sep 2020
Drive safely these school holidays

As school holidays begin across the country, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack and Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport Scott…

27 Aug 2020
Help make freight transport more productive

The Australian Government is calling on freight operators to help improve key freight routes by giving feedback on local government infrastructure assets.

24 Aug 2020
National Freight Data Hub Options Paper released

Today's release of an Options Paper for the National Freight Data Hub is the next step in improving national freight data.

24 Aug 2020
Federal funding to support life-saving Driver Reviver site in Forde

The Ormeau Driver Reviver will receive Australian Government funding to invest in high-impact signs to raise awareness of the life-saving rest facility and keep road safety front of drivers’ minds.

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.