Latest round open for Remote Airstrip Upgrades

Applications for Round 8 of the Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program have opened as part of the Morrison-McCormack Government’s commitment to enhancing the safety and accessibility of airstrips in remote areas of Australia.

08 October 2020

Media release

Budget 2020: Commonwealth backs local government to recover and thrive

The Federal Budget has set aside an additional $1 billion to flow through local councils, delivering priorities and creating jobs in local areas as part of Australia’s road to recovery through the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI)…

07 October 2020

Media release

Casino’s iconic water tower gets a mural

Casino will soon boast a new landmark with a mural set to be installed on its iconic water tower. This will complement two new scenic and heritage walks to further develop tourism offerings in the town.

21 September 2020

Media release

Further developing the Casino Drill Hall precinct

The southern gateway to Casino has an iconic public space for visitors and the local community to enjoy. The Casino Drill Hall precinct is an attractive destination for passing travellers and a unique hub for local events.

21 September 2020

Media release

Pacific Highway on the road to completion

One of the last major pieces of the Pacific Highway upgrade is moving into place with the upcoming opening of a 34-kilometre section of new dual carriage motorway to bypass the northern New South Wales towns of Woodburn,…

10 September 2020

Media release

Transcript - Pacific Highway Press Conference
Subjects: Pacific Highway Upgrades – Woodburn, Broadwater & Wardell Bypass

10 September 2020

Interview

Kissing Point Road, Turramurra to be upgraded under Roads To Recovery

Local road maintenance in the Bradfield electorate will receive a boost thanks to funding under the Australian Government’s Roads to Recovery Program.

28 August 2020

Media release

New section of Pacific Highway open to traffic

Motorists will be celebrating today as the Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade hits another major milestone with 15 kilometres of dual carriageway opening between Mororo and Devils Pulpit.

26 August 2020

Media release

Remote airstrip upgrades for the NT

The remote Northern Territory communities of Palumpa, Borroloola and Belyuen (Delissaville) will benefit from $650,000 in funding for vital airstrip upgrades under the Australian Government’s Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program.

03 July 2020

Media release

First sod turned on new Nowra Bridge

The first sod was turned today as work begins on the new Nowra Bridge across the Shoalhaven River.

19 June 2020

Media release

Iluka interchange opens to traffic

The Woolgoolga to Ballina section of the Pacific Highway upgrade achieved another significant milestone with the opening of the Iluka interchange.  

17 June 2020

Media release

Final section of Pacific Highway upgrade nears finish line

The final piece of the largest road infrastructure project in regional Australia is taking shape, with a 36-kilometre section of the Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade between Glenugie and Tyndale opening tomorrow.

18 May 2020

Media release

Funding for critical remote airstrip upgrades

Australians living in regional, rural and remote Australia will be better connected with vital air services following the Federal Government’s $9 million investment across 45 projects.

06 May 2020

Media release

Safer journeys between Tyndale and Maclean

The Pacific Highway duplication between Woolgoolga to Ballina is starting to take final shape, with an additional 12-kilometre section between Tyndale and Maclean opening last night, delivering smoother, safer and more reliable journeys for all…

01 April 2020

Media release

Pacific Highway renamed between Glenugie and Maclean

The Pacific Highway between Glenugie and Maclean will soon be renamed, with ‘Big River Way’ to appear on road signs and online maps once the new bypass south of Grafton, Ulmarra and Tyndale opens later this year.

28 February 2020

Media release