22 Dec 2020
New freight data sharing study released

A new study involving freight data sharing trials with companies including Woolworths, Nestle and Toll Group has identified opportunities to improve Australia’s vital supply chains that ensure goods get to customers.

18 Dec 2020
Regional airports land $66 million in grant funding

The Australian Government is continuing to provide unprecedented support for the aviation industry, with $66 million in grants under the Regional Airports Screening Infrastructure (RASI) grant program announced for eligible regional airports…

17 Dec 2020
$44 million upgrade for Narrabri to Turrawan Line

The Australian Government today announced $44.7 million for the Australian Rail Track Corporation to upgrade 35 kilometres of the Narrabri to Turrawan Line between the Hunter Valley Coal Network and Inland Rail.

17 Dec 2020
Next tranche of Wheatbelt Secondary Freight Network projects announced

Almost $20 million has been allocated through the Wheatbelt Secondary Freight Network (WSFN) program to upgrade 95 kilometres of regional roads in Western Australia throughout 2020-21.

17 Dec 2020
Funding flows for crucial Bruce Highway intersection upgrade

The Australian and Queensland governments have $12.5 million in joint funding for the Bruce Highway upgrade at Isis River, with detailed design already underway.

17 Dec 2020
More freight on trains in Melbourne's north

The Australian and Victorian governments are making rail freight cheaper for businesses and taking trucks off suburban roads, thanks to a $16.2 million investment in direct rail freight between the Port of Melbourne and Somerton.

17 Dec 2020
Safety upgrade to complement Toowoomba second range crossing

Works have started on the $4 million Murphys Creek Road and Brookside Place intersection upgrade at Postmans Ridge, bolstering freight movement through the Lockyer Valley and Toowoomba.

17 Dec 2020
Communities celebrate completion of Pacific Highway upgrade

Communities along New South Wales’ North Coast have come together at New Italy to celebrate the completion of the Pacific Highway upgrade, with the final section, from Woolgoolga to Ballina, now open to traffic.

17 Dec 2020
New overtaking lane for Isis Highway

Isis Highway motorists will now benefit from a safer, more efficient journey as works begin on a westbound overtaking lane between Bundaberg and Childers.

16 Dec 2020
Regional Australia supported through Round 5 of the Building Better Regions Fund

Local communities across Australia, especially those hardest hit by the loss of regional tourism, are a step closer to sharing in $200 million under a fifth round of the successful Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF).

16 Dec 2020
Australian Government rescue package for Victoria's Murray Basin Freight Rail project

The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government has announced a $200.2 million rescue package for the stalled Victorian owned, operated and managed Murray Basin Freight Rail network.

16 Dec 2020
Mount Archer more accessible for all to enjoy

Communities in Rockhampton are set to benefit from improved facilities on the summit of Mount Archer, thanks to funding from the Australian Government.

16 Dec 2020
Enhanced Inland Rail to provide a boon for jobs and economic activity

The Morrison-McCormack Government will deliver a safer and more efficient Inland Rail whilst also backing thousands of extra jobs and billions in additional economic activity through major enhancements to the planning, design and delivery of…

16 Dec 2020
Commonwealth and State governments collaborate to deliver millions in regional road safety improvements

The Australian and Western Australian governments are working together to deliver road safety treatments across thousands of kilometres of regional Western Australian roads.

14 Dec 2020
Further Government support for aviation and appointment of expert advisory panel

The Australian Government has further extended key assistance measures to support domestic aviation, as well as announcing the appointment of a Future of Aviation Reference Panel as the aviation sector works to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic…