More than $250 million of regional road upgrades rolling out across Western Australia

More than $250 million of road safety upgrades will be rolled out across approximately 4,000 kilometres of regional Western Australian roads this financial year, reducing the risk of run-off-road crashes and supporting local jobs.

08 January 2021

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Keep safe on our roads these holidays

Australians are urged to keep safe while travelling this Christmas – a time when our roads can prove deadly.

23 December 2020

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Pedestrian and school safety package to help save lives

A new building blitz at intersections around the state will focus on improving safety for families and school children at over 55 schools, shopping strips and intersections.

22 December 2020

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New freight data sharing study released

A new study involving freight data sharing trials with companies including Woolworths, Nestle and Toll Group has identified opportunities to improve Australia’s vital supply chains that ensure goods get to customers.

22 December 2020

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Australian Government thanks freight and logistics sector

As the year draws to a close Assistant Minister Scott Buchholz on behalf of the Federal Government has thanked the workers in the domestic freight transport sector for the critical role, they have played this year, especially…

18 December 2020

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Commonwealth and State governments collaborate to deliver millions in regional road safety improvements

​The Australian and Western Australian governments are working together to deliver road safety treatments across thousands of kilometres of regional Western Australian roads.

16 December 2020

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Partnerships with local government are building our future in Central Queensland

Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport, Scott Buchholz today met with Mayors from the Central Queensland Regional Organisation of Councils (CQROC) and visited the CQ Inland port, at Emerald.

04 December 2020

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Manufacturing in Australia is a trucking good success

Yesterday, Volvo Group Australia handed over the 50,000th truck manufactured at their Wacol plant, in Queensland. The proud recipient was long-term client, Nolan’s Interstate Transport.

03 December 2020

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Innovation in safety celebrated at heavy vehicle industry awards

Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia (HVIA) today announced the winners of a suite of awards, for leadership and innovation, in the heavy vehicle sector.

30 November 2020

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ROSI funding wish list - consultations for next corridor priorities

The next priorities along Queensland’s southern Roads of Strategic Importance (ROSI) initiative corridors are a step closer to delivery, with consultations held with industry and stakeholders in Toowoomba yesterday.

24 November 2020

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ROSI funding wish list - consultations for next northern corridor priorities

The next priorities along Queensland’s northern Roads of Strategic Importance (ROSI) initiative corridors are a step closer to delivery, with consultations held with industry and stakeholders in Townsville today.

24 November 2020

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Moving livestock made easy

New National Operation Advice (NOA) from the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) will remove the requirement to include registration numbers from Class 3 Livestock Vehicle permits.

23 November 2020

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Record funding call for heavy vehicle safety programs

Australian heavy vehicle safety programs will receive another significant boost with the launch of Round 6 of the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator’s (NHVR) Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative (HVSI).

20 November 2020

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National Road Safety Week time to focus on saving lives

Australians are being urged to consider how they can help ensure everyone gets home safely as National Road Safety Week to honour and remember the lives lost on our roads begins on Sunday.

15 November 2020

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