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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Infrastructure Australia's 2020 Priority List welcomed

The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government has welcomed today’s release of Infrastructure Australia’s (IA) 2020 update to its Infrastructure Priority List, which reaffirms the Government’s delivery of the infrastructure Australia needs and…

26 February 2020

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Statement on Wallan train derailment

A passenger train travelling from Sydney to Melbourne carrying 160 passengers and five crew has derailed near Wallan in Victoria this evening.

20 February 2020

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Wheatbelt Secondary Freight Network upgrades trucking along

Works to improve the Mogumber-Yarawindah road in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia have now started, launching the $87.5 million Wheatbelt Secondary Freight Network road upgrade program and bringing improved safety and efficiency to a key…

19 February 2020

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Contract awarded for new Nowra bridge

Work on the Nowra Bridge project will soon begin with the design and construct contract awarded to Fulton Hogan Construction.

12 February 2020

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Great Ocean Road bridge replacement gets underway

Construction of a stronger and wider bridge on the Great Ocean Road at Moggs Creek will begin next week to ensure the world-famous coastal road remains safe and accessible.

05 February 2020

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Building a safer intersection in Echuca

Drivers, cyclists and pedestrians will have a safer and easier journey through Echuca with a multi-million dollar upgrade under way at the Murray Valley Highway intersection of Ogilvie Avenue, Sturt Street and Old Aerodrome Road.

03 February 2020

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Stage 2 of Wollondilly Walkway complete

Residents in Goulburn have today welcomed the official opening of the second stage of the Wollondilly Walking and Cycling Track along the Wollondilly River.

01 February 2020

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End of an era: last wooden bridge over the Macleay has now been replaced

Today the $4 million Turners Flat Bridge over the Macleay River just southwest of the Skillion Nature Reserve was officially opened by Federal Member for Cowper Pat Conaghan and Kempsey Shire Mayor Liz Campbell.

31 January 2020

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