05 Oct 2020
Morrison Government invests $1.1 billion in transport infrastructure to boost WA economic recovery

The Western Australian economy will be boosted, roads will be safer and thousands of jobs created, with a $1.1 billion investment into transport infrastructure from the Federal Coalition as part of our COVID-19 economic recovery plan.

02 Oct 2020
Safe Travel Zone with New Zealand

The Australian Government is establishing a Safe Travel Zone with New Zealand.

01 Oct 2020
Government welcomes Productivity Commission report on national transport reform

The Productivity Commission has today released its final report on National Transport Regulatory Reform.

30 Sep 2020
$61.7 million boost for environment, jobs and tourism

The Morrison-McCormack Government is building a more secure, resilient Australia with a $61.7 million investment in our environment, through the $1 billion COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Fund.

29 Sep 2020
2020 Australian Search and Rescue Awards

The National Search and Rescue Council’s (NATSAR) Australian Search and Rescue Awards are presented by the NATSAR Council in recognition of outstanding contribution to search and rescue within the Australian region.

29 Sep 2020
Over $290 million in federal funding flows for bridges and heavy vehicle safety

More than 350 projects will share in more than $290 million in Australian Government funding under Round 5 of the Bridges Renewal Program (BRP) and Round 7 of the Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program (HVSPP). 

28 Sep 2020
Budget support for aviation soars to new heights

Major domestic routes will be maintained and regional and remote communities will continue to receive essential air services, with the Liberal-Nationals Government extending two key programs.

27 Sep 2020
Regional tourism recovery package to get visitors flowing again

The Morrison-McCormack Government will inject $250 million into regional Australia, encouraging more Australians to travel and experience a home-grown holiday, boosting regional jobs and local economies.

26 Sep 2020
Local jobs for Bruce Highway safety upgrades north of Childers

Works have started on a jointly-funded $20.3 million upgrade of the Bruce Highway north of Childers, driving safety along the busy tourist and freight stretch and supporting a further 50 jobs for the region.

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.