Stay alert and stay alive

Australians are being urged to be mindful of the dangers of driving when tired as we remember the lives lost to fatigue-related crashes on 23 April, which marks Driver Fatigue Awareness Day.

21 April 2021

Media release

Buchholz bound for the north

Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport, Scott Buchholz is this week back in North Queensland to meet with local Mayors and inspect a number of significant infrastructure projects.

20 April 2021

Media release

Heavy vehicle industry in top gear

The Australian heavy vehicle sector is driving out of the COVID-19 pandemic, with a strong economic recovery according to March sales figures from the Truck Industry Council.

20 April 2021

Media release

Future of freight is 'ROSI' in Moree

The Australian Government has committed $35.2 million towards the $44 million Moree Intermodal Overpass project in New South Wales, which will improve freight connections and help lower business costs in the region.

19 April 2021

Media release

Bringing driveway dangers out of the blind spot

Australians are being urged to think about driveway safety as part of Low Speed Vehicle Run Over Prevention Awareness Day.

16 April 2021

Media release

Heavy vehicle health check to kick off in May

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is urging heavy vehicle operators to use their Daily Safety Checklist, ahead of the second major health check of Australia’s heavy vehicle fleet.

13 April 2021

Media release

The road ahead for Victoria's transport sector

In the opening address at the Victorian Transport Association (VTA) State Conference on Philip Island today, Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport, Scott Buchholz MP, told the 180 gathered delegates that the Morrison Government…

22 March 2021

Media release

Works underway to boost safety on Mount Lindesay Highway at Munruben

Works have started on the upgrade of the Mount Lindesay Highway between Stoney Camp Road and Chambers Flat Road, with Queensland-based HullSee JV awarded the construction contract.

19 March 2021

Media release

Out of the cold: A post COVID recovery for refrigerated transporters

Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport, Scott Buchholz today addressed the 79th conference of the Refrigerated Warehouse and Transport Association of Australia (RWTA) in Noosa to outline a post-COVID Recovery for the…

08 March 2021

Media release

More than $400 million in road safety funding en route for NSW

Hundreds of road safety projects are rolling out across New South Wales, in a more than $400 million blitz designed to reduce road trauma and save lives.

04 March 2021

Media release

$100 million to bolster road safety in South Australia

Fifteen new road safety projects are about to start rolling out across South Australia as part of the first tranche of a road safety package worth more than $100 million, designed to reduce road trauma and save lives.

26 February 2021

Media release

$10 million available to drive road safety innovation

Funding is now available to support a safer road system and drive down road trauma, with applications open under Round 2 of the $12 million Road Safety Innovation Fund.

24 February 2021

Media release

$6 million in road safety funding flows across Canberra

New road safety upgrades and improvements will be delivered in Canberra thanks to funding from the Australian and Australian Capital Territory Governments.

18 February 2021

Media release

More than 100 road projects set to benefit local communities in Victoria

More than 100 road safety projects are about to start rolling out across Victoria, in a $245 million road improvement blitz designed to reduce road trauma and save lives.

17 February 2021

Media release

Road safety funding flows to Tasmania

New road safety upgrades and improvements will be delivered across Tasmania thanks to funding from the Australian and Tasmanian governments.

13 February 2021

Media release

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