Vehicle contract signed as Canberra light rail Stage 2A gets rolling

The Australian and Australian Capital Territory governments have today announced awarding of a major light rail contract with Canberra Metro to provide five new light rail vehicles (LRVs), make modifications to Canberra…

09 August 2022

Media release

Doorstop with Minister Steel
SUBJECT: Canberra light rail

09 August 2022

Interview

First section of $1 billion Gold Coast M1 upgrade now open

Traffic is flowing on six lanes of the Pacific Motorway (M1) between Varsity Lakes and Burleigh, with the first package of works of a $1 billion project now open.

09 August 2022

Media release

New nets for Newlyn cricketers

Federal Member for Ballarat, Catherine King, has today visited the recently completed Newlyn Cricket Nets, made possible by Australian Government funding, through the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI) Program.

08 August 2022

Media release

Communique for the 17th Infrastructure and Transport Ministers’ Meeting

The 17th Infrastructure and Transport Ministers’ Meeting (ITMM) was held in Melbourne today.

 

05 August 2022

Community update

Milestone moment: Mons and Maroochydore interchange upgrade making a move

Three major milestones have been marked on the over $300 million Mons and Maroochydore interchange upgrade.

In the last month, two upgraded exit ramps and a new, four-lane concrete bridge over the highway have opened to traffic.

04 August 2022

Media release

Final report on independent review of Brisbane airspace

I note that the CEO of Airservices Australia, Mr Jason Harfield, has provided my Department with the final report of the Independent Review of the ‘Brisbane New Parallel Runway Flight Paths Post Implementation Review (PIR)’.

03 August 2022

Media release

Haughton River Floodplain Upgrade completed

The Bruce Highway between Ayr and Townsville is safer and more flood resilient after the completion of the $514.34 million Haughton River Floodplain Upgrade.

03 August 2022

Media release

Early work starts on New Dubbo Bridge project

The first phase of the New Dubbo Bridge project will kick off this month on a critical new intersection starting this week.

01 August 2022

Media release

More land secured for Coomera koalas

Another 400 hectares has been secured to protect koalas in the Coomera Connector corridor.

01 August 2022

Media release

Interview with Michael Rowland, ABC News 24, Breakfast
SUBJECTS: Building Better Regions Fund Audit report

29 July 2022

Interview

Interview with Sky News, News Day with Tom Connell
SUBJECTS: Building Better Regions Fund audit report

29 July 2022

Interview

Press conference
SUBJECTS: Building Better Regions Fund audit report, cost of living

29 July 2022

Interview

Independent review to rejuvenate Infrastructure Australia

The Australian Government has today appointed Ms Nicole Lockwood and Mr Mike Mrdak AO to lead an independent review of Infrastructure Australia.

22 July 2022

Media release

New research shines a spotlight on women in aviation

The Barriers to the Pipeline Research Project, funded through the Australian Government’s Women in the Aviation Industry Initiative, has released its findings into what motivates and discourages women from entering the…

21 July 2022

Media release