15 Nov 2021
Christmas comes early for councils with billion dollar cash boost

Local councils across the nation will soon be sharing in $1 billion in funding to improve their local road networks and deliver priority community infrastructure projects under the third phase of the Local Roads and Community…

11 Nov 2021
Crash-reducing brake technology to be a new standard for light vehicles

The Australian Government has mandated life-saving vehicle safety technology – Advanced Emergency Braking (AEB) systems – for new passenger and light-goods vehicles.

01 Nov 2021
Nominations open for local government awards

Now in its 35th year, the National Awards for Local Government are the premier annual showcase of the achievements made by local governments.

08 Jul 2021
Funding boost to give heavy vehicles better access to road networks

The heavy vehicle industry has welcomed a $12.1 million Federal Government funding boost, aimed at delivering better assessment of road assets across rural and regional Australia as part of the Strategic Local…

12 May 2021
Budget 2021-22: Continued investment securing a strong, sustainable and competitive aviation industry

The 2021-22 Federal Budget locks in record support for the aviation industry, backing the sector to bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic.

04 Feb 2021
Teven wetlands a road to rehabilitation for endangered species

Wetlands to rehabilitate and protect threatened flora and fauna have started at Teven as part of the Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade biodiversity offset program.

17 Dec 2020
Communities celebrate completion of Pacific Highway upgrade

Communities along New South Wales’ North Coast have come together at New Italy to celebrate the completion of the Pacific Highway upgrade, with the final section, from Woolgoolga to Ballina, now open to traffic.

08 Oct 2020
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.

07 Oct 2020
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)…

21 Sep 2020
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 Sep 2020
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.

10 Sep 2020
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,…

28 Aug 2020
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.

26 Aug 2020
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.

03 Jul 2020
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.