Trade, tourism links see growth in Aussie travel

Jobs, more trade and new opportunities are set to flow thanks to strong growth in travel from China and a significant increase in air freight movement, Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack says.

26 October 2018

Media release

Interview with Michael Rowland, ABC News Breakfast
Subjects: National drought summit; Peter Schwarz; National Party

26 October 2018

Interview

Grants set to flow to community groups in drought-affected regions

The Liberal and Nationals' Government has provided $15 million toward the Regional Drought Communities Small Grants Program to support regional communities across Australia experiencing the devastating effects of the current drought.

25 October 2018

Media release

Transformational infrastructure projects set to grow our regions

A range of transformational regional infrastructure projects are a step closer to becoming a reality with applicants asked to submit full business cases for approval under the Australian Government’s highly anticipated $272.2 million Regional…

21 October 2018

Media release

Northern sections of M80 Ring Road upgrade out to market

Melbourne motorists are one step closer to a congestion-busting upgrade on the M80 Ring Road with Expressions of Interest now open to complete the two northern sections of the project.

17 October 2018

Media release

Landsborough Highway Upgrade Complete

Improvements to Queensland's Landsborough Highway between Blackall and Barcaldine are complete.

17 October 2018

Media release

Former Mayor to lead Inland Rail consultative committee in Queensland

A fifth Community Consultative Committee (CCC) has been established by the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) for Inland Rail, appointing a prominent former local Mayor to lead its work, Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack says.

16 October 2018

Media release

Major work starts on new Lansdowne Bridge near Goulburn

Improved safety and transport productivity are on the way for the Goulburn community with major work on the new Lansdowne Bridge and road approaches now getting underway.

16 October 2018

Media release

Getting on with the job: contracts signed for Inland Rail

The Parkes to Narromine section of the once-in-a-generation Inland Rail project is one step closer, thanks to the more than $300 million construction contract signed for the first section of the 1,700-kilometre rail line.

15 October 2018

Media release

Future is 'Rosi' for Australia's Key Road Corridors

The Liberal and Nationals' Government's 10-year, $3.5 billion Roads of Strategic Importance (ROSI) initiative is set to deliver game-changing works to drive productivity and efficiency gains across Australia's key freight routes.

13 October 2018

Media release

Myalup-Wellington water project boost for south west

Irrigated agriculture production in the Collie River, Harvey and Waroona districts in south-west Western Australia is set to expand thanks to a transformational water infrastructure initiative.

12 October 2018

Media release

Murray River paddleboat tourism steams ahead

More tourists will experience the beauty of the Murray River following a series of upgrades to the local paddlesteamer fleet.

12 October 2018

Media release

Feds sign off on $235 million North East Rail Line Funding

Federal funding is set to flow to the North East Rail Line thanks to formal approval of its $235 million commitment to flow to the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) to deliver the project, another key milestone toward getting the major…

11 October 2018

Media release

Wake up call for Rural Road Safety

It is a frightening statistic, but in New South Wales if you drive on country roads, you are four times more likely to die in a crash than in a metropolitan area.

10 October 2018

Interview

Booyong Bridge Officially Opens

Booyong Bridge was officially opened today, the first of five new bridges being built as part of the Bangalow Bridges Replacement project.

09 October 2018

Media release

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