25 Sep 2020
Australian Government welcomes aboard new ATSB Rail Commissioner

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack has welcomed Ms Catherine Scott as a Commissioner of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) and…

25 Sep 2020
Batemans Bay baits water and arts fans with new facility

Batemans Bay’s passion for sport and culture will help underpin the region’s economic future thanks to a new regional aquatic, arts and leisure precinct to be built at Mackay Park.

24 Sep 2020
More businesses to benefit from Inland Rail procurement

A new, streamlined procurement process for Inland Rail will see more businesses benefit during the construction of the Australian Government’s multibillion dollar fast, reliable and cost-competitive freight rail line connecting Melbourne and…

24 Sep 2020
World Maritime Day 2020

This year’s World Maritime Day theme of ‘Sustainable Shipping for a Sustainable Planet’ is an opportunity to focus on the future of the shipping industry and the billions of people who rely on it.

23 Sep 2020
$175 million Albany Ring Road unlocks local jobs as construction gets underway

Construction on the $175 million Albany Ring Road project is officially underway, unlocking up to 1,000 local jobs and creating flow-on economic benefits for Western Australia's south-west.

23 Sep 2020
Have your say on Sunshine Coast rail upgrade

The Sunshine Coast community is invited to share ideas on proposed rail and commuter parking improvements as part of the jointly funded $550 million Beerburrum to Nambour Rail (B2N) Upgrade.

23 Sep 2020
Builder sought for Walkerston Bypass

Construction companies are being invited to submit their interest in building the $150 million Walkerston Bypass.

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.