Tenders open for major Newell Highway upgrade

Tenders are now being called to engage a head contractor to manage the largest project underway as part of the Newell Highway Upgrade package.

24 September 2021

Media release

Safer intersection on the way for Blackwater

The Capricorn Highway and Ardurad Road (Blackwater-Rolleston Road) intersection is about to undergo a $6.24 million overhaul, making it safer for Blackwater locals, tourists and freight transport.

22 September 2021

Media release

Upgrading roadside facilities to keep motorists safe

More than 70 roadside rest areas across the country will be upgraded to help combat driver fatigue and keep people safe on our roads, thanks to $7.2 million in funding from the Liberal and Nationals Government.

17 September 2021

Media release

Design complete for safer D’Aguilar Highway at Sandy Creek

The design of a $19 million safety improvement project for the D'Aguilar Highway between Sandy Creek and Kilcoy is now complete.

16 September 2021

Media release

Beaudesert shows off upgraded showgrounds

The Beaudesert Showgrounds upgrade project is now complete, with the opening of the recently refurbished grandstand, installation of new lighting, LED signboard and expanded amenities for campers this week.

16 September 2021

Media release

Twenty-five Tenterfield bridges upgraded to boost freight

Work is being completed on 25 bridges in Tenterfield to allow for higher mass limit (HML) vehicles in a boost to freight productivity across the region.

13 September 2021

Media release

Upgrades en route for Mount Lindesay Highway

The Australian Government has unlocked over $40 million to upgrade Queensland’s Mount Lindesay Highway at Jimboomba, which connects Brisbane to the New South Wales border.

12 September 2021

Media release

Construction begins on new bridge at Rouchel

The ageing timber truss bridge over the Rouchel Brook on Rouchel Road is being replaced by a new dual-lane concrete structure that will give motorists and freight operators a more reliable and efficient journey into the future.

10 September 2021

Media release

Funding boost for heavy vehicle safety projects

The Liberal and Nationals Government is taking further action to keep motorists safe on our roads with an investment of almost $5.5 million in 28 road safety projects through the Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative (HVSI).

09 September 2021

Media release

Three intersection upgrades to improve Warrego Highway safety

New left-turn lanes at three key locations on the Warrego Highway between Toowoomba and Dalby will be added to significantly improve safety.

08 September 2021

Media release

Making rural and regional road safety everyone's business

Australians are being urged to put safety first on regional and rural roads as Rural Road Safety Month gets underway.

06 September 2021

Media release

Federal funding to fix nine black spots in the Top End and improve road safety

Funding under the Liberal and Nationals Government’s Black Spot Program will substantially improve nine dangerous crash sites on Northern Territory roads in 2021–22.

26 August 2021

Media release

Updated freight code keeps trucks and trains moving

The Liberal and Nationals Government, together with the states and territories, today announced streamlined COVID-19 measures for freight operators to ensure the efficient movement of goods continues in a COVID-safe manner.

20 August 2021

Media release

Road safety investment providing vital jobs across New South Wales

​Road safety is at the forefront for the Australian and New South Wales governments, with a $178 million joint funding package enabling critical road upgrades to be completed in the 2021–22 financial year.

18 August 2021

Media release

$174 million to fast-track Queensland road safety projects

Queensland road safety projects will be fast-tracked with a $174.7 million package to enable almost 50 more upgrades to be completed in the next 12 months.

16 August 2021

Media release

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