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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Community event to celebrate new bypass

A weekend of celebration for the community on 7 and 8 September, will serve as a warm up to the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing (TSRC) officially opening to traffic.

31 July 2019

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Government and industry partnering for heavy vehicle on-road trial

A partnership between government and the heavy vehicle industry moves into full swing this month with the first in a series of on-road trials designed to test potential direct road user charging options for heavy vehicles.

25 July 2019

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Heavy vehicle safety gets $5.4 million boost

More than $700,000 of heavy vehicle safety funding has been allocated to supporting truck driver mental health initiatives through the 2019-20 Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative.

19 July 2019

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Federal Funding to Fix 71 'Black Spots' In Victoria

The safety of 71 Victorian road ‘black spots’ will be substantially improved over the next 12 months.

16 July 2019

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Federal funding to fix seven 'black spots' in the Northern Territory

The safety of seven Northern Territory road ‘black spots’ will be substantially improved over the next 12 months.

15 July 2019

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New Office to Accelerate Federal Road Safety Leadership

The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s new Office of Road Safety is now operational and will get to work on improving leadership and co-ordination across governments to reduce deaths and serious injuries on the nation’s roads.

01 July 2019

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Delivering a more seamless national freight system

The Liberals and Nationals today announced details of a vision for improving the efficiency of freight transport networks throughout Australia.

06 April 2019

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NT's freight transport future looking 'Rosi'

Freight operators throughout the Northern Territory will soon experience safer, faster and more reliable travel along key freight routes thanks to the Liberal and Nationals Government’s $3.5 billion Roads of Strategic Importance (ROSI) initiative…

29 March 2019

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North Queensland to benefit from $730 million road funding

The Federal Government will invest $730 million to open up North Queensland to more traffic and more business.

27 March 2019

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Major Mount Lindesay Highway upgrades begin in Logan

Works are underway to improve the safety of the North Maclean section of the Mount Lindesay Highway, just south of Brisbane.

06 March 2019

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New farming era: more ag red tape to be cut

Local councils are urged to get on board with a shake-up for the movement of agricultural machinery across the road network, which will be a game-changer for the nation's farm businesses.

05 March 2019

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$130 million to bust congestion

The Morrison Government will invest $130 million to fix traffic headaches at exits on the M1, Mount Lindesay Highway and Ipswich Motorway corridors.

01 February 2019

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Road Safety focus of new Governance Review

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack unveiled the Terms of Reference for the National Road Safety Governance Review on the Barton Highway today in Murrumbateman, New South…

23 January 2019

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