Statement on Wallan train derailment

A passenger train travelling from Sydney to Melbourne carrying 160 passengers and five crew has derailed near Wallan in Victoria this evening.

20 February 2020

Media release

Wheatbelt Secondary Freight Network upgrades trucking along

Works to improve the Mogumber-Yarawindah road in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia have now started, launching the $87.5 million Wheatbelt Secondary Freight Network road upgrade program and bringing improved safety and efficiency to a key…

19 February 2020

Media release

Contract awarded for new Nowra bridge

Work on the Nowra Bridge project will soon begin with the design and construct contract awarded to Fulton Hogan Construction.

12 February 2020

Media release

Great Ocean Road bridge replacement gets underway

Construction of a stronger and wider bridge on the Great Ocean Road at Moggs Creek will begin next week to ensure the world-famous coastal road remains safe and accessible.

05 February 2020

Media release

Building a safer intersection in Echuca

Drivers, cyclists and pedestrians will have a safer and easier journey through Echuca with a multi-million dollar upgrade under way at the Murray Valley Highway intersection of Ogilvie Avenue, Sturt Street and Old Aerodrome Road.

03 February 2020

Media release

Stage 2 of Wollondilly Walkway complete

Residents in Goulburn have today welcomed the official opening of the second stage of the Wollondilly Walking and Cycling Track along the Wollondilly River.

01 February 2020

Media release

End of an era: last wooden bridge over the Macleay has now been replaced

Today the $4 million Turners Flat Bridge over the Macleay River just southwest of the Skillion Nature Reserve was officially opened by Federal Member for Cowper Pat Conaghan and Kempsey Shire Mayor Liz Campbell.

31 January 2020

Media release

Trio of bridge upgrades enhance Moira producers' market access

Work has been completed on three bridges along Stewarts Bridge Road, improving access to vital markets for the agricultural industry in Victoria’s Moira Shire.

30 January 2020

Media release

Hinkler Regional Deal Implementation Plan launched

A clear path for Bundaberg and Hervey Bay’s economic development, resilience and liveability has been outlined today with the launch of the Hinkler Regional Deal Implementation Plan. 

30 January 2020

Media release

Beefed up Roma Saleyards open

Cattle farmers and buyers in the Maranoa region will now have access to a state-of-the-art selling centre, following a major renovation of Australia’s largest beef saleyards in Roma.

26 January 2020

Media release

$10 million to kick-start Coffs Harbour Enterprise Park

The first sod has been turned to mark the start of construction of the Coffs Harbour Airport Enterprise Park today after the Coalition Government delivered $10 million for the project.

24 January 2020

Media release

Safety 'enablers' to help drive down road trauma

Twenty projects aimed at reducing road trauma in Australia will benefit from funding under the Australian Government’s Road Safety Awareness and Enablers Fund. 

22 January 2020

Media release

Feluga intersection upgrade accelerated

Funding to upgrade a notorious intersection of the Bruce Highway at Feluga, near Tully has been fast-tracked following the community’s feedback.

22 January 2020

Media release

Additional funding seals the deal for Carnarvon Highway

More than $3 million in funding has been unlocked to widen a section of the Carnarvon Highway between Injune and Rolleston. 

21 January 2020

Media release

Inland Rail: a national celebration
With the first section of greenfield track already open, Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack recaps what was an important year for Inland Rail.

20 January 2020

Opinion piece

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