15 Jan 2021
Work starts on first stage of Northern Tasmania freight route

Work has begun on the first stage of the Northern Roads Package, a $55 million project to provide a more efficient route for freight vehicles travelling across the north of Tasmania.

15 Jan 2021
Applications open to fund lifesaving Driver Reviver upgrades

Owners of Driver Reviver locations across the nation can now apply for a share of $7.3 million in Australian Government funding to upgrade their lifesaving rest sites.

14 Jan 2021
Roads investment to open up major gas project in the Northern Territory

The Coalition Government is taking further steps to fast track the enormous economic benefits of the Beetaloo Basin with the announcement of the Northern Territory’s Gas Industry Roads Upgrades program, funded through…

14 Jan 2021
Road safety funding flows to the Northern Territory

New road safety upgrades and improvements will be delivered in the Northern Territory thanks to the Australian Government which has allocated $33.3 million to the Northern Territory under the first tranche of the $2 billion Road Safety Program,…

12 Jan 2021
Applications open for Round 5 of the Building Better Regions Fund

Applications are now open for local communities across regional Australia for the fifth round of the successful Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF).

11 Jan 2021
Acting Prime Minister inspects site of $44 million upgrade for Narrabri to Turrawan line

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack and local MP and Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government Mark Coulton have…

11 Jan 2021
$8 Million in federal funding for Country Boundary Road upgrade

In news that has been welcomed across the Gwydir Shire, the Australian Government has committed $8.18 million to upgrade the County Boundary Road at Croppa Creek.

09 Jan 2021
900 new towers improving mobile coverage

More Australians in rural and remote areas now have more mobile coverage with the first towers funded under Round 5 of the Morrison McCormack Government’s $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program now on air delivering benefits and improving safety…

08 Jan 2021
More than $250 million of regional road upgrades rolling out across Western Australia

More than $250 million of road safety upgrades will be rolled out across approximately 4,000 kilometres of regional Western Australian roads this financial year, reducing the risk of run-off-road crashes and supporting local jobs.

07 Jan 2021
Spirit of Tasmania boost to turbo-charge Tassie tourism

The Federal Government will give Tasmania’s economic recovery a welcome boost by injecting $6 million into making it free for Spirit of Tasmania passengers to take their car to Tasmania.

05 Jan 2021
Statement on Qantas international ticket sales

The health and safety of Australians remains the Morrison-McCormack Government’s top priority, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said.

28 Dec 2020
All aboard! Flinders Line set to open to passengers

Residents, students and workers from Adelaide’s southern suburbs will enjoy better, more frequent services on the brand new $141 million Flinders Rail Line.

23 Dec 2020
Six new overtaking lanes on Capricorn Highway

Drivers and industries from Rockhampton to Emerald are reaping the benefits of the jointly funded $19 million Capricorn Highway overtaking lanes project.

23 Dec 2020
Keep safe on our roads these holidays

Australians are urged to keep safe while travelling this Christmas – a time when our roads can prove deadly.

22 Dec 2020
Pedestrian and school safety package to help save lives

A new building blitz at intersections around the state will focus on improving safety for families and school children at over 55 schools, shopping strips and intersections.