12 Nov 2020
Giving drivers a choice - Australia's first electronic diaries approved

Australian heavy vehicle drivers will now have a choice in how they record their work and rest hours, with the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator approving the first Electronic Work Diaries (EWD).

11 Nov 2020
Rookwood Weir to get under way

The $352.2 million Rookwood Weir is moving ahead, with the co-signing of a funding agreement with the Queensland Government.

11 Nov 2020
New Settlement Road-Deception Bay Road Interchange upgrade the real deal

Machinery has arrived to start works on the Bruce Highway and New Settlement Rd/Deception Bay Road interchange upgrade, north of Brisbane.

09 Nov 2020
$693 million contract awarded for Inland Rail construction between Narrabri and North Star

The communities of North West NSW are another step closer to realising the transformational benefits of Inland Rail and hundreds of local jobs with joint-venture Trans4m Rail announced as the constructor for 171km of upgraded rail track between…

07 Nov 2020
Tasmanian tourism boost

More than 130 direct flights from New Zealand to Hobart packed with tourists are set to sample the tastes and sights of Tasmania, under a deal struck by the Morrison and Gutwein Governments for Hobart airport to take around 30,000 international…

06 Nov 2020
Keep River Road complete

The $58 million Keep River Road project is now complete and officially open.

05 Nov 2020
More than $10.4 million flows to Rural Press Pty Limited

Rural Press Pty Limited (Australian Community Media) has been awarded more than $10.4 million under the Morrison-McCormack Government’s $50 million Public Interest News Gathering (PING) program, providing much-needed…

04 Nov 2020
Drones to deliver jobs and economic boost

Drones have significant potential to boost the nation’s economy while creating thousands of jobs, according to a comprehensive report released today by the Australian Government.

02 Nov 2020
More cash to fix local roads, boosts jobs in regions

More regional communities are set to benefit from the Australian and New South Wales Governments’ commitment to improving local roads and create thousands of local jobs in the regions, with Round 2 of the accelerated Fixing…

01 Nov 2020
Round 2 of Regional Airports Program to open

An Australian Government program to ensure regional communities remain safely connected to people, goods and new opportunities via the skies will open for another round of applications on 3 November 2020.

30 Oct 2020
Virtual reality meets road safety in heavy vehicle simulator

Heavy vehicle operators will soon drive trucks down the South Eastern Freeway in a new state-of-the-art training simulator designed to improve road safety in South Australia.

23 Oct 2020
Budget continues relief for Australia's Domestic Commercial Vessel Industry

The Australian Government will provide further financial relief to assist maritime businesses through challenging times, with the Federal Budget delivering an additional $11 million funding in 2021‑22 for the…

16 Oct 2020
Environmental approval gives Inland Rail green light in Northern NSW

The Australian Government is set to break ground on the next section of the Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail following approval of the Narrabri to North Star Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

16 Oct 2020
Consultation kick-starts on crash-reducing brake technology for light vehicles

The Australian Government has today begun consulting on the future of vehicle safety technology – Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) systems for new cars.

13 Oct 2020
Bunbury Outer Ring Road contract to create thousands of local jobs

The Bunbury Outer Ring Road project is a step closer with the major construction contract signed, unlocking thousands of local jobs and economic benefits.