19 Sep 2020
Major construction begins on Warrnambool Line Upgrade

Improved reliability and more frequent rail services are a step closer for residents in South West Victoria, with work starting this week on signalling upgrades and a crossing loop as part of the Warrnambool Line Upgrade.

19 Sep 2020
Half a billion reasons the future of water infrastructure is in 'dam' good shape

New water infrastructure is a step closer today with the Morrison-McCormack Government doubling its cash contribution for the Wyangala and Dungowan Dam projects, providing an additional $283.5 million.

19 Sep 2020
Deception Bay interchange upgrade the real deal

Works on the jointly funded $163.3 million Bruce Highway upgrade at the Deception Bay Road Interchange will start in the coming weeks after the construction contract was awarded to BMD Constructions Pty Ltd.

19 Sep 2020
Further support for Australian seafarers

The Liberal and Nationals Government is continuing to support Australian seafarers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic with a further automatic extension to their qualifications.

18 Sep 2020
Drive safely these school holidays

As school holidays begin across the country, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack and Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport Scott…

18 Sep 2020
Construction begins on $1 billion Gympie Bypass

The highly anticipated Gympie bypass has moved a step closer, with the first sod turned today at the Woondum interchange.

17 Sep 2020
Tenders called for next stage of Murchison Highway Upgrade

Tenders have been called for the next stage of upgrades to the Murchison Highway as part of the Australian and Tasmanian Governments’ historic level of investment into this key freight and passenger route connecting the North-West and West Coast…

15 Sep 2020
Parkes to Narromine Inland Rail complete

History was made at Peak Hill today when the final golden clip was hammered into place to signify the completion of the first section of Inland Rail.

14 Sep 2020
National Water Grid Advisory Body appointed

The National Water Grid Advisory Body, announced today, will play a pivotal role in supporting rural and regional Australia by growing our agriculture sector, increasing water security and building resilience from drought and floods.

14 Sep 2020
Rocky Stadium funding committed

The Liberal and Nationals Government are today committing up to $23 million towards the development of the Rocky Stadium.

12 Sep 2020
Sydney waterfront industrial action

The Morrison-McCormack Government has urged all parties involved in Sydney’s waterfront industrial dispute to work together on a quick resolution to minimise the impact on workers, freight and the nation.

11 Sep 2020
$44 million Inland Rail Interface Improvement Program – last call for applications

Just one week remains for businesses, governments, industry and communities to propose ideas that improve local connections with Inland Rail under the Australian Government’s $44 million Inland Rail Interface Improvement Program (II Program).

11 Sep 2020
Restarting Australia's business events sector

Thousands of jobs across the tourism and hospitality industry will be backed through a $50 million injection to help restart Australia’s vital business events sector.

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,…

10 Sep 2020
Townsville jobs boost as $1.5 billion road pipeline rolls on

Over 560 jobs will be up for grabs in Townsville after two major regional road projects moved up another gear today.