24 Aug 2020
More freight on trains in Melbourne’s southeast

The Victorian and Commonwealth governments are making rail freight cheaper for businesses and taking trucks off suburban roads, thanks to a $28 million investment in direct rail freight between the Port of Melbourne and Dandenong South.

24 Aug 2020
National Freight Data Hub Options Paper released

Today's release of an Options Paper for the National Freight Data Hub is the next step in improving national freight data.

23 Aug 2020
New Abercrombie River Bridge to boost tourism and freight

The opening of the Abercrombie River Bridge, north of Taralga, will boost freight movement and tourism between Oberon and Goulburn.

21 Aug 2020
More funding for communities tackling drought

The Australian Government is continuing to support drought-affected communities, with 30 projects sharing in more than $1.1 million in Federal funding.

21 Aug 2020
Business case backs Big Rocks Weir to unlock North Queensland’s potential

The Big Rocks Weir business case was released to the Australian and Queensland Governments today, marking an important milestone in delivering more irrigation and water security for North Queensland.

18 Aug 2020
Contract awarded for upgrade of Cessnock Road at Testers Hollow

Commencement of the Cessnock Road upgrade at Testers Hollow in the Hunter Valley region of NSW is drawing nearer with the contract to deliver the project recently awarded to Daracon Contractors.

17 Aug 2020
Decentralisation delivers jobs to Orange

More jobs are coming to Orange following today’s opening of the Australian Government’s new Regional Programs branch office in the New South Wales regional city.

17 Aug 2020
Call for local ideas to maximise Inland Rail connectivity

The second round of Expression of Interest for the $44 million Inland Rail Interface Improvement Program has opened. 

17 Aug 2020
Calls for local ideas to maximise Inland Rail connectivity

The second round of Expression of Interest for the $44 million Inland Rail Interface Improvement Program has opened.

14 Aug 2020
Building the infrastructure Queensland needs

Across Queensland the Morrison-McCormack Government is building the road and rail infrastructure for Queenslanders now and into the future.

12 Aug 2020
Community input invited for Gateway Motorway and Bruce Highway upgrades

Community consultation is underway for future upgrades to the Gateway Motorway and Bruce Highway.

08 Aug 2020
Rural road users urged to take road safety seriously

The Australia Government has joined the Australian Road Safety Foundation (ARSF), in urging all motorists using rural roads to reconsider their behaviour and put road safety first, during this Rural Road Safety Month and beyond.

07 Aug 2020
More action taken to keep Australian freight moving

National Cabinet has taken further action today to keep Australian freight moving safely by formalising a Freight Movement Code.

07 Aug 2020
Federal funding to fix 92 black spots in Victoria

Funding under the Australian Government’s Black Spot Program will substantially improve 92 dangerous crash sites on Victorian roads over the next two years.

07 Aug 2020
Riverina and Central West communities benefit from Inland Rail grants

Seven community groups in the Riverina and Central West have received vital grants of between $1,000 and $4,000 in round five of the Inland Rail Community Sponsorships and Donations program.