Airservices Australia Board Chair and Interim CEO appointed

I am pleased to announce the reappointment of John Weber as Chair of the Airservices Australia Board for a further 12 months to 2 June 2025, as well as the appointment of Rob Sharp as the Interim Chief Executive…

18 July 2024

Media release

METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension officially open

The METRONET Yanchep Rail Extension has officially opened, connecting tens of thousands of people in Perth's northern suburbs to the rail network for the first time.

14 July 2024

Media release

Press conference - Darwin
SUBJECTS: Casuarina Aquatic and Leisure Centre opening, Cyclone Tracey Memoria, Russian Embassy, flood affected road infrastructure, Alice Springs, airfares

13 July 2024

Interview

Rail works move ahead in Miami

The future of the Gold Coast Light Rail is officially set in stone as Gold Coasters will now see rail installed in the centre of the Gold Coast Highway in Miami, as part of the Stage 3 Gold Coast Light Rail works.

09 July 2024

Media release

New Parkes roundabout to be biggest in the Central West

The biggest roundabout in central west New South Wales will be built on Condobolin road as a key feature of the Parkes Bypass.

05 July 2024

Media release

Australian Government the driving force behind safer local roads

Applications are now open for the Australian Government’s new Safer Local Roads and Infrastructure Program (SLRIP). 

05 July 2024

Media release

Calling industry to help shape high-speed rail

The High Speed Rail Authority (HSRA) has taken another step forward in planning for a high-speed rail network, with Registrations of Interest (ROIs) now open for industry engagement. 

05 July 2024

Media release

Local government achievements celebrated

The achievements of councils from across Australia have been given national recognition at the 38th National Awards for Local Government.

05 July 2024

Media release

Boosting Australia's housing supply

The Albanese Government is getting on with the job of building homes for Australia, with successful recipients announced under Stream 1 of the $1.5 billion Housing Support Program. 

05 July 2024

Media release

ABC Victoria Statewide Drive with Jane Nield
SUBJECTS: Local government week in Canberra, Budget pledges, housing development.

04 July 2024

Interview

Albanese Government backs women in aviation

The Albanese Government continues to support a diverse and inclusive aviation industry, with four suppliers selected to deliver projects under the Women in the Aviation Industry initiative. 

04 July 2024

Media release

Speech - Australian Local Government Association 2024 National General Assembly
SUBJECTS: Infrastructure support, social infrastructure, housing pressure, net zero, inquiry into local government sustainability

03 July 2024

Speech

3AW Melbourne Drive with Heidi Murphy
SUBJECTS: Mediator's report on airport rail in Victoria, upgrade to Sunshine Station, state and federal joint funding.

28 June 2024

Interview

Come and celebrate at Gympie Bypass community open day

The public is invited to register their interest ahead of a Community Open Day to celebrate the Bruce Highway Upgrade – Cooroy to Curra, Section D (Gympie Bypass) project.

The Community Open Day is planned for Saturday, 17 August 2024.

28 June 2024

Media release

Bringing local government leaders back to the table

The Albanese Government’s moves to bring local government back into the national conversation are expected to result in record attendance from councils at the Australian Council of Local Government (ACLG) National…

28 June 2024

Media release