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.

05 December 2019

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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…

19 November 2019

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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.

11 November 2019

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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.

01 November 2019

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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.

23 October 2019

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New board members appointed to heavy vehicle regulator

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

18 October 2019

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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.

22 September 2019

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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.

08 September 2019

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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.

06 September 2019

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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.

22 August 2019

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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 August 2019

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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.

14 August 2019

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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.

02 August 2019

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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 August 2019

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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.

31 July 2019

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