17 Mar 2020
New funding for bridges and heavy vehicle safety

Communities affected by the recent bushfires will be assessed as a priority under Round 5 of the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s Bridges Renewal Program (BRP) and Round 7 of the Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program (HVSPP). …

13 Mar 2020
Assistant Minister welcomes ATA's 'responsible decision'

Earlier today the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) announced the difficult decision to cancel the upcoming Trucking Australia 2020 conference, scheduled for 1-3 April.

11 Mar 2020
Australian heavy vehicle industry eyeing a safer future

A joint venture led by the heavy vehicle industry and partially funded by the Australian Government has delivered the Advanced Safe Truck Concept (ASTC).

11 Mar 2020
Federal funding to fix 147 'Black Spots' in NSW

A total of 147 dangerous crash sites across New South Wales will become safer under the latest round of the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s Black Spot Program.  

28 Feb 2020
Federal funding to fix 51 Black Spots in Queensland

Fifty one dangerous crash sites in Queensland will be substantially improved under the latest round of the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s Black Spot Program.

21 Jan 2020
Safety 'enablers' to help drive down road trauma

Twenty projects aimed at reducing road trauma in Australia will benefit from funding under the Australian Government’s Road Safety Awareness and Enablers Fund. 

10 Dec 2019
Drive safely this Christmas or consider the consequences

As the end of the year draws to a close and people get behind the wheel for the holidays, motorists are being reminded about what’s at stake if they don’t slow down and drive safely this Christmas.

10 Dec 2019
Supporting local governments moving towards zero

Reducing road trauma on locally controlled thoroughfares was the focus of a Road Safety Stakeholder Roundtable in Brisbane today.

05 Dec 2019
Pedestrian safety focus of Mawson Drive investment

The safety of commuters and pedestrians at a road “black spot” in the Australian Capital Territory has been prioritised with funding from the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government.

19 Nov 2019
New Safety Truck will Educate Young Australians

The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government is partnering with the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) to educate young Australians on how to safely share roads with heavy vehicles, following today’s launch of SafeT360 – the new Volvo ATA…

11 Nov 2019
Application Call for Heavy Vehicle Safety Funding

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is calling for funding applications for programs that improve heavy vehicle safety on Australian roads.

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.