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…

18 September 2020

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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.

27 August 2020

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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.

24 August 2020

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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 August 2020

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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…

08 August 2020

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Federal funding to fix 92 black spots in Victoria

Funding under the Australian Government’s Black Spot Program will substantially improve 92 dangerous crash sites on Victorian roads over the next two years.

07 August 2020

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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.

07 August 2020

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Federal funding to fix 24 black spots in Tasmania

Twenty-four dangerous crash sites on Tasmanian roads will be substantially improved over the next 12 months thanks to funding under the Australian Government’s Black Spot Program.
 

06 August 2020

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Federal funding to fix six black spots in the NT

Six dangerous sites on Northern Territory roads will be substantially improved over the next 12 months thanks to funding under the Australian Government’s Black Spot Program.

06 August 2020

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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.

06 August 2020

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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).

05 August 2020

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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…

04 August 2020

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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.

01 August 2020

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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…

29 July 2020

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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.

24 July 2020

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