01 Nov 2019
Calling for input on the National Freight Data Hub

Today’s release of the first discussion paper on the design of the National Freight Data Hub marks a significant step towards a more competitive, efficient and productive freight future for Australia.

23 Oct 2019
Road Safety Awareness and Enablers Fund now open

Applications for the Road Safety Awareness and Enablers Fund are now open and the Federal Government is urging organisations with an interest in road safety education and awareness to apply.

18 Oct 2019
New board members appointed to heavy vehicle regulator

Two new members have been appointed to the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) board.

22 Sep 2019
Improved road safety with Northern Territory 'Black Spot' upgrade

Upgrades to a Northern Territory road under the Liberal and Nationals Government's ‘black spots’ funding program will improve safety for all road users.

08 Sep 2019
Toowoomba Second Range Crossing officially opens

It is a landmark day for Toowoomba and the Lockyer Valley with the $1.6 billion Toowoomba Second Range Crossing (TSRC) to officially open to traffic on this afternoon.

06 Sep 2019
New safety campaign to help truckies and caravaners co-exist

A quarter of caravan and Recreational Vehicle users have stayed overnight in truck rest areas according to research released by the Caravan Industry Association of Australia today.

22 Aug 2019
Newell Highway Corridor Strategy delivers investment roadmap

Freight efficiency, road safety and support for drought-affected areas will continue to improve across regional New South Wales thanks to the completion of the Newell Highway Corridor Strategy.

14 Aug 2019
Federal Funding to Fix 14 'Black Spots' in Queensland

Fourteen additional dangerous crash sites on Queensland roads will be substantially improved over the next 12 months thanks to funding under the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s Black Spot Program.

14 Aug 2019
Federal Funding to Fix 10 'Black Spots' in Western Australia

Ten additional dangerous sites on Western Australian roads will be substantially improved over the next 12 months thanks to funding under the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s Black Spot Program.

02 Aug 2019
New committee to drive road safety action

A new Joint Select Committee on Road Safety will delve into the Australian Government’s current and planned actions aimed at driving down road trauma.

02 Aug 2019
A new nationally integrated approach to freight and supply chains

Australian transport ministers today agreed to the National Freight and Supply Chain Strategy, positioning Australia to meet unprecedented freight and supply chain demands over the next 20 years.

31 Jul 2019
Community event to celebrate new bypass

A weekend of celebration for the community on 7 and 8 September, will serve as a warm up to the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing (TSRC) officially opening to traffic.

31 Jul 2019
Increased drug testing driving safer roads

The latest roadside drug testing figures have been released with the results showing a seven per cent rise in testing nationwide from 2017 to 2018 – helping to drive down road deaths across the country.

25 Jul 2019
Government and industry partnering for heavy vehicle on-road trial

A partnership between government and the heavy vehicle industry moves into full swing this month with the first in a series of on-road trials designed to test potential direct road user charging options for heavy vehicles.

19 Jul 2019
Heavy vehicle safety gets $5.4 million boost

More than $700,000 of heavy vehicle safety funding has been allocated to supporting truck driver mental health initiatives through the 2019-20 Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative.