First section of Princes Highway West duplication opens six months early

Section 1 of the Princes Highway duplication between Winchelsea and Colac has opened to traffic more than six months ahead of schedule.

24 April 2018

Media release

Work Underway on two key Great Northern Highway upgrades

The Australian and Western Australian Governments are moving forward with their commitment to making the Great Northern Highway a better and safer road with construction starting on two vital upgrades.

24 April 2018

Media release

Works start on Great Northern Highway upgrade in the Kimberley

Works have started on the upgrade of Great Northern Highway from Maggie Creek to Wyndham in Western Australia's Kimberley Region, with the new section of road set to improve regional connectivity.

24 April 2018

Media release

Liberals & Nationals Government commits $800 million to build Section D—Cooroy to Curra

The Federal Government will commit $800 million towards the construction phase of the Cooroy to Curra–Section D project, delivering safer and less congested roads for the people of Queensland.

23 April 2018

Media release

Feasibility design contract awarded for Inland Rail in New South Wales

The Australian Government is continuing to progress the Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail, with a $6 million contract awarded for feasibility design work between Illabo and Stockinbingal in New South Wales.

20 April 2018

Media release

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

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