Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack says the Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) result will maintain a record level of investment in nation-building infrastructure projects of all shapes and sizes.
The first North West Queensland project to be delivered under the Northern Australia Beef Roads Program (NABRP) is done and dusted, with sealing works now complete on a section of the Cloncurry-Dajarra Road.
As the school term and work starts to wrap up for most and Australians' minds turn to travel over the Christmas period, Deputy Prime Minister and Nationals' Leader Michael McCormack has urged people to take their time and drive safely this Christmas.
Qantas' announcement of six weekly air services linking Bendigo and Sydney will be a welcomed boost for regional travel, tourism and connectivity, Deputy Prime Minister and Nationals' Leader Michael McCormack says.
The Australian Government is continuing to encourage locals to engage in the Inland Rail's roll-out through the establishment of a Community Consultative Committee (CCC) for the Illabo to Stockinbingal section.
Construction is expected to start by the end of the year on the upgrade of a section of the Great Northern Highway between Muchea and Chittering, with a $28 million contract awarded to deliver the works.