Former Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss appointed ARTC Chair

Former Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss has today been appointed Chair of the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC).

20 April 2018

Media release

TEARC business case to be considered by the Australian Government

The Turnbull Government understands that following the release of the business case for the Townsville Eastern Access Rail Corridor (TEARC) today, the Queensland Government has concluded that the costs of the project would significantly outweigh…

19 April 2018

Media release

National Press Club Address

Thank you, Sabra (Lane, National Press Club President) for that introduction.

19 April 2018

Speech

Australian Government increases commitment to iconic Outback Way

The Australian Government will deliver another $160 million to seal and widen priority sections of the iconic Outback Way, taking the Government's total commitment to the route to $330 million and continuing the Government's commitment to nation…

18 April 2018

Media release

Space technology aids regional aviation

The Australian Government is delivering more accurate GPS systems for aeroplanes, which will make regional aviation safer and more efficient.

16 April 2018

Media release

Announcement, Funding for the Melbourne Airport Rail Link
Subjects: Congestion-busting infrastructure; regional rail; Syria.

12 April 2018

Interview

Big Lift for Peak Downs Highway over Mackay Ring Road

Another construction milestone has been reached on the Mackay Ring Road project with work starting on the Peak Downs Highway overpass.

11 April 2018

Media release

Design of Mackay Northern Access Upgrade Project Stage 1 Released

Congestion-relief designs for the Mackay Northern Access Upgrade Project Stage 1 are paving the way to a better Bruce Highway north of Mackay.

10 April 2018

Media release

Great Ocean Road upgrade to provide long–term benefits
  • Road to be closed to traffic for four days in late May to allow vital upgrade works to be completed
  • Upgrades improving the strength and safety of the major tourist route

06 April 2018

Media release

Green light for Cessnock Road project planning
  • $17 million project to improve flood immunity at Testers Hollow
  • The design and environmental assessment contract has been awarded
  • Planning stage of works expected to be completed by mid-2019

05 April 2018

Media release

Contract awarded for delivery of Scone Bypass
  • Contract awarded to Daracon Group to deliver New England Highway bypass at Scone
  • New bypass will help address rising road and rail volumes and improve safety

04 April 2018

Media release

Construction begins on major roundabout in Griffith
  • $1.6 million project will improve traffic flows at Thorne Road and Kidman Way intersection
  • Roundabout is the next phase of the Griffith Southern Industrial Link project

04 April 2018

Media release

Backing Central Queensland with funding for Rookwood Weir

The Liberal-Nationals Government will ensure there is long-term water security for Central Queensland by providing an additional $46.1 million to support the construction of the Rookwood Weir.

04 April 2018

Media release

Port of Brisbane study to canvass rail links
  • Australian and Queensland Governments funding $1.5 million joint study for the Port of Brisbane

03 April 2018

Media release

Adelaide to Tarcoola: old rail track made new

Major re-railing works are now underway in South Australia as part of the $252 million Adelaide to Tarcoola Rail Upgrade Acceleration project with the first Whyalla-made steel rail tracks installed on the route.

03 April 2018

Media release

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