The Australian Government has responded to the Senate Committee report on the operation, regulation and funding of regional air services – noting or accepting all nine committee recommendations.
The safety of commuters and pedestrians at a road “black spot” in the Australian Capital Territory has been prioritised with funding from the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government.
Upgrades to the Monaro Highway are moving ahead, with construction on the first stage of improvements set to get underway this month.
The Australian Government has welcomed four new members to the Infrastructure Australia Board, further strengthening skills and expertise at the helm of the Government’s independent infrastructure adviser.
The Australian Government has reappointed Mr David Saxelby and Ms Jennifer Seabrook to the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) Board for a further three years.
A new play space for people of all ages and abilities has opened in Wollondilly, thanks to a $350,000 investment from the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government.
Australia will continue to play a key role in a specialised United Nations agency responsible for the safety, security and environmental performance of international shipping.
The most significant freight infrastructure project in the nation’s history has taken a major step forward with the Australian and Queensland Governments signing a ground-breaking Bilateral Agreement to deliver Inland Rail.
The jointly funded $4.14 million Carnarvon Highway upgrade between St George and Surat is complete.
The upgrade included extending four culverts and widening 7.25 kilometres of the Carnarvon Highway over several sections.
Community feedback has shaped key changes to the design of the Coffs Harbour Bypass which will improve safety and traffic flow at key interchanges along the route.
Critical infrastructure upgrades that improve connectivity for rural and remote communities in the Northern Territory will be brought forward under a $184 million package.
Residents of South Canberra and Tuggeranong will benefit from an acceleration of funding for upgrades to the Monaro Highway.
Infrastructure projects across Tasmania will be brought forward under a more than $173 million package that will boost the state’s economy by driving more jobs and supporting the local tourism and agricultural industries.
A federal and state infrastructure package will boost the Victorian economy with more than $1 billion in project funding aimed at busting congestion and increasing road safety.
The New South Wales economy will be boosted by a $570 million infrastructure package to bust congestion and make regional roads safer.