Work starts on final Midland Highway upgrade project

Work has started on the final section of Tasmania’s Midland Highway 10 Year Action Plan.

29 June 2022

Media release

Cairns traffic using new Bruce Highway service road

The $481 million Bruce Highway, Cairns Southern Access (stage 3) Edmonton to Gordonvale (E2G) project will move up a gear with traffic set to be diverted to a new service road allowing for duplication works.

28 June 2022

Media release

Tasman Bridge upgrade concept designs released for public consultation

Concept plans for improvements to the Tasman Bridge have been released for public comment today.

This will be the first major upgrade to the bridge since 1975 and is a commitment under the Hobart City Deal to improve access in the city.

27 June 2022

Media release

International Day of the Seafarer

The Australian Government acknowledges that today is the International Day of the Seafarer.

Australia is a maritime nation. 

25 June 2022

Media release

Entry ramp opens to Deception Bay Road interchange traffic

The Bruce Highway Upgrade – Deception Bay Road Interchange project has reached another milestone this week with the upgraded northbound entry ramp opening to traffic.

24 June 2022

Media release

Final designs released for upgraded Gippsland stations

Final designs have been released for major train station upgrades at Bunyip, Longwarry, Morwell and Traralgon – giving locals a glimpse of what they will look like once complete.

23 June 2022

Media release

Redcliffe Bridge lands a new milestone

The Redcliffe Bridge has reached a new milestone, landing on the northern side of the Swan River.

This project is being constructed as part of the jointly funded Tonkin Gap Project.

21 June 2022

Media release

Homegrown biofuels to cut aviation emissions

The Australian Government welcomes the joint announcement from Qantas and Airbus that they will invest a combined US$200 million to strengthen the sustainable aviation fuel industry here in Australia.

20 June 2022

Media release

All systems go for Coffs Harbour Bypass

The Australian and New South Wales governments have today announced Ferrovial Gamuda Joint Venture will design and construct the new $2.2 billion Coffs Harbour Bypass, with major construction to begin early next year.

19 June 2022

Media release

Speech at ALGA conference
SUBJECTS: Federal Governments history with local government, local government cooperation

19 June 2022


Contract awarded to seal 150 kilometres of the Tanami Road

The Australia and Northern Territory governments are sealing 150 kilometres of the Tanami Road in Central Australia, from chainage 271.81 kilometres to 421 kilometres.

17 June 2022

Media release

Stand down: WACA makes way for all-abilities playground

Demolition of the Prindiville Stand at the iconic WACA Ground is now complete, making way for an all-abilities playground as part of the WACA Ground Improvement Project.

14 June 2022

Media release

Government acknowledges AHPPC advice to end mandatory mask wearing in airport terminals

The Australian Government acknowledges the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) recommendation that mask wearing no longer be mandated in airport terminals from as early as 11.59pm this Friday 17 June.

14 June 2022

Media release

Delivering safer journeys along Mickleham Road

The Australian and Victorian governments will invest $219 million to upgrade Mickleham Road in Greenvale – improving safety and travel time for thousands of motorists in Melbourne’s growing north.

12 June 2022

Media release

Contract awarded for upgrades to Carpentaria Highway

The Australian and Northern Territory governments are delivering a major upgrade to various sections along 138 kilometres of the Carpentaria Highway.

11 June 2022

Media release