05 Apr 2020
Australian seafarers get extension for certificate renewals during COVID-19 pandemic

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is providing Australian seafarers impacted by COVID-19 with an automatic six-month extension on their qualifications.

03 Apr 2020
International aviation network established to get Australians home

A continuing network of flights to four key international hubs will be established – London, Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Auckland – for the next four weeks to help Australians get home.

01 Apr 2020
Safer journeys between Tyndale and Maclean

The Pacific Highway duplication between Woolgoolga to Ballina is starting to take final shape, with an additional 12-kilometre section between Tyndale and Maclean opening last night, delivering smoother, safer and more reliable journeys for all…

01 Apr 2020
Securing freight access for Australia agricultural and fisheries exporters

A new $110 million initiative will back Australia’s agricultural and fisheries sector by helping them export their high-quality produce into key overseas markets, with return flights bringing back vital medical supplies, medicines and equipment…

30 Mar 2020
Exemptions for heavy vehicle drivers at rest stops

The Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) and the National Cabinet have tonight approved an exemption for roadhouses, dedicated truck stop facilities and truck driver lounges to remain open so Australia’s heavy vehicle drivers…

28 Mar 2020
Additional new support for critical regional aviation services through COVID-19

The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government will provide additional support to help maintain the regional air network as part of the Government’s response to the COVID-19 crisis with a $198 million Regional Air Network Assistance Package,…

26 Mar 2020
Government-facilitated flights from South America

The Australian Government is facilitating commercial charter flights to bring hundreds of Australians home from Peru and Uruguay over the coming days.

25 Mar 2020
Australians abroad during COVID-19

COVID-19 is affecting hundreds of thousands of Australians who are travelling abroad, disrupting their movement and in some cases making it difficult for them to return to Australia.

22 Mar 2020
Supporting regional Australia through COVID-19

An initial $1 billion will be injected into regional communities to support businesses, agriculture and tourism impacted by the ongoing spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) as part of the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s response to the…

19 Mar 2020
Progressing the south east traffic solution

Progress is continuing on the South East Traffic Solution projects, with the final designs for key projects along the Hobart to Sorell Corridor released today.

18 Mar 2020
Relief package for Australian aviation industry

A major relief package is on the way for the Australian aviation industry.

17 Mar 2020
Shaping the future of the Princes Highway

Local communities are invited to help shape the vision for a safer, more reliable and more efficient Princes Highway along the South Coast with upgrade plans for the Milton-Ulladulla bypass, Moruya bypass and Jervis Bay Road intersection upgrade…

17 Mar 2020
New funding for bridges and heavy vehicle safety

Communities affected by the recent bushfires will be assessed as a priority under Round 5 of the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s Bridges Renewal Program (BRP) and Round 7 of the Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program (HVSPP). …

16 Mar 2020
Inland Rail's $13.3 billion value add to boost regional Australia

Regional communities across Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland will benefit from the boost of up to $13.3 billion in Gross Regional Product over the next 50 years off the back of Inland Rail’s construction according to a new report released…

13 Mar 2020
Call for tenders for Cessnock Road upgrade

Tenders are now open to build the Cessnock Road upgrade at Testers Hollow to reduce the impact of flooding and improve connectivity across the region.