Australian Government hits the road with extra funding for Mount Lindesay Highway

In new project details released today, Queensland’s Mount Lindesay Highway will be upgraded from two to four lanes between Stoney Camp Road and Chambers Flat Road.

01 August 2020

Media release

Investing in a strong future for Western Queensland

The importance of working together to secure a strong future for Western Queensland topped the agenda at the inaugural assembly of the Western Queensland Alliance of Councils (WQAC), as Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport…

29 July 2020

Media release

Delivering COVIDSafe freight to Australians

National Cabinet has endorsed a new Domestic Border Control Freight Movement Protocol to keep freight moving across Australia. National Cabinet agreed to upgrade the protocol to an Enforceable Code by state and territory jurisdictions.

24 July 2020

Media release

First industry panel meeting drives renewed ambition for freight strategy

The newly established Freight Industry Reference Panel held its first meeting, kick-starting its vital work to drive delivery of the National Freight and Supply Chain Strategy.

15 July 2020

Media release

Share the road tips for travelling caravaners

These are the latest video tips and advice that every caravan or RV driver should watch before hitting the road this winter.

15 July 2020

Media release

More funding available to reduce road fatalities

Thirteen projects aimed at reducing road fatalities will share in $2 million over the next four years through Round 1 of the Australian Government’s Road Safety Innovation Fund. 

09 July 2020

Media release

Road users urged to drive safely these school holidays

As COVID-19 restrictions ease and the minds of Australians turn to the school holiday period, Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport Scott Buchholz has urged motorists across Australia to drive safely…

02 July 2020

Media release

Heavy Vehicle National Law review taking shape

The National Transport Commission (NTC) has released a consultation regulation impact statement in an important step to improve the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL).

25 June 2020

Media release

Industry to help lift freight strategy ambition

The Australian Government has announced the membership of a new Freight Industry Reference Panel on behalf of the Transport and Infrastructure Council.

24 June 2020

Media release

Freight flights boost for South East Queensland farmers

It will now be easier for South East Queensland farmers to get their high-quality produce into key overseas export markets with the Morrison-McCormack Government helping to secure two direct freight routes to Hong Kong and Singapore.

14 June 2020

Media release

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

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