Buchholz applauds Woolworths' COVIDSafe culture

Assistant Minister for Freight Transport, Scott Buchholz has congratulated Woolworths Group on ‘a job well done’ after recently visiting the Brisbane Regional Distribution Centre at Larapinta.

03 June 2020

Media release

$50 million Hann Highway upgrades signed, sealed, delivered

A $50 million, four-year collaboration between all three levels of Government to seal major sections of the Hann Highway is complete. 

29 May 2020

Media release

Pledge to be road safe, this Fatality Free Friday

Rarely a day goes by that the average Australian doesn’t use a road. We’re driving on them, cycling alongside them, walking across them. They connect communities and help move goods to ports and our local businesses and shops.

28 May 2020

Opinion piece

Federal funding to fix 24 dangerous Black Spots in South Australia

Twenty-four dangerous crash sites across South Australia will be fixed under the latest round of the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s Black Spot Program.

26 May 2020

Applications open for Driver Reviver funding

Owners of Driver Reviver locations across the nation can now apply for a share of $3 million in Australian Government funding to upgrade their life-saving rest sites.

15 May 2020

Media release

Applications for bridges and heavy vehicle safety funding closing soon

Local councils and state and territory governments are encouraged to apply for funding available under Round 5 of the Bridges Renewal Program (BRP) and Round 7 of the Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program (HVSPP).

14 May 2020

Media release

Black Spot Program saving lives in WA

Road safety is a national problem and it matters to every person, in every community across Australia. 

06 May 2020

Opinion piece

Continued support for truckies to keep Australia moving during COVID-19

Australian truck owners and operators will save hundreds of dollars a year following the Federal Government’s decision to freeze the Heavy Vehicle Road User Charge at current levels. 

01 May 2020

Media release

ROSI outlook for regional road-building jobs

Investment in key inland freight corridors is poised to boost road construction jobs for regional Queensland communities.

29 April 2020

Media release

Applications open for road safety innovation funding

The opportunity to drive the future of road safety innovation and technology is here, with applications for Round 1 of the Australian Government’s $12 million Road Safety Innovation Fund now open.

28 April 2020

Media release

Federal funding to fix 33 black spots in WA

Thirty-three dangerous crash sites in Western Australia will be fixed under the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s Black Spot Program over the next 12 months.

28 April 2020

Media release

Exemptions for heavy vehicle drivers at rest stops

The Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) and the National Cabinet have tonight approved an exemption for roadhouses, dedicated truck stop facilities and truck driver lounges to remain open so Australia’s heavy vehicle drivers…

30 March 2020

Media release

Buchholz welcomes COVID-19 Coordination Commission

Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport, Scott Buchholz has welcomed the Prime Ministers announcement of a National COVID-19 Coordination Commission (NCCC) .

26 March 2020

Media release

New funding for bridges and heavy vehicle safety

Communities affected by the recent bushfires will be assessed as a priority under Round 5 of the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s Bridges Renewal Program (BRP) and Round 7 of the Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program (HVSPP). …

17 March 2020

Media release

Assistant Minister welcomes ATA's 'responsible decision'

Earlier today the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) announced the difficult decision to cancel the upcoming Trucking Australia 2020 conference, scheduled for 1-3 April.

13 March 2020

Media release

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