Farm expansion to grow POMS-resistant oysters in south east Tasmania

Blue Lagoon Oysters on Tasmania’s East Coast has officially opened upgraded facilities to grow oysters resistant to the deadly Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome (POMS), thanks to an investment from the Morrison Coalition Government.

11 March 2020

Media release

More rest stops for drivers to revive

Motorists travelling on the Bruce Highway between Cairns and Ingham have more places to stop and revive thanks to a $3.2 million safety upgrade package.

11 March 2020

Major earthworks at Western Sydney International Airport kick off

Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport is entering a monumental new phase today as major earthworks commence.

11 March 2020

Media release

Federal funding to fix 147 'Black Spots' in NSW

A total of 147 dangerous crash sites across New South Wales will become safer under the latest round of the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s Black Spot Program.  

11 March 2020

Media release

Moama intersection upgrades to support new Murray River crossing

Shovels will hit the ground today to upgrade two Moama intersections as part of the jointly funded $323.7 million Echuca-Moama Bridge project, which will improve freight efficiency and deliver better connections for the cross-border communities…

09 March 2020

Media release

Wheels up for women in aviation

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack has welcomed the announcement that 10 domestic flights will take-off under the control of all-female flights crews to mark International…

08 March 2020

Media release

Early work under way for new Nowra Bridge

Geotechnical investigations will get under way on the new Nowra Bridge this week as planning and design work powers ahead on this important project crossing the Shoalhaven River.

06 March 2020

Media release

Regional Aviation Policy Issues Paper release

Regional aviation must be at the front of innovation and technology advances in order to soar to new heights.

04 March 2020

Opinion piece

Checking the course for regional aviation

Regional Australia boasts some of this country’s most beautiful landscapes, tourist attractions and it is home to millions of people, which is why the Australian Government is seeking views on how to improve connectivity and innovation in…

04 March 2020

Media release

Community celebrates opening of Scone bypass

The new Scone bypass will soon open to traffic, delivering safer, faster journeys along the New England Highway and transforming the town centre. 

29 February 2020

Media release

New passenger safety rules for Australian commercial vessels

The Australian Government has announced new measures to improve the safety of passengers on Australian commercial vessels.

28 February 2020

Media release

Lockyer Valley Inland Rail business cases fast tracked

Investigating the viability of the Lockyer Valley Inland Rail connection is one of four projects selected to be fast tracked as part of the Inland Rail Interface Improvement Program (II Program).

28 February 2020

Media release

Pacific Highway renamed between Glenugie and Maclean

The Pacific Highway between Glenugie and Maclean will soon be renamed, with ‘Big River Way’ to appear on road signs and online maps once the new bypass south of Grafton, Ulmarra and Tyndale opens later this year.

28 February 2020

Media release

Federal funding to fix 51 Black Spots in Queensland

Fifty one dangerous crash sites in Queensland will be substantially improved under the latest round of the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s Black Spot Program.

28 February 2020

Media release

Townsville jobs boost from Port Rock contracts

More than 20 Townsville jobs will be supported by plans to build a 2.2km rock wall at the Port of Townsville.

28 February 2020

Media release

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