Faster, more reliable passenger rail to Echuca and Bendigo receives green signal

Regional passenger rail services on the Bendigo/Echuca line are set to become quicker and more reliable following the Australian Government's commitment to deliver major track and signalling upgrade works on the corridor.

02 July 2018

Media release

Independent Review into Over-sized Truck Permit delays kicks off

The Liberal and Nationals’ Government today announced an independent review into why some heavy vehicle operators are experiencing economic losses and delays in being granted special road access permits.

29 June 2018

Media release

Building a safer, more reliable Hyland Highway

Improvements on approximately 20 kilometres of the Hyland Highway between Flynns Creek Road and Carrajung-Woodside Road are complete, providing motorists with a safer and more reliable journey in this area of Gippsland.

26 June 2018

Media release

Works start on new Noosa crossing—Mary River Road Bridge

Construction is getting underway on the new Mary River Road Bridge at Cooroy in central Queensland, which is set to improve safety and future-proof access to Cooroy for decades to come.

26 June 2018

Media release

Interview with Sabra Lane, ABC AM
Subjects: tax cuts; live exports; record infrastructure investment; banking royal commission

25 June 2018

Interview

Better cross-border heavy vehicle access thanks to completion of Penola upgrade

An upgrade of the full length of Tower Road and a 2.6-kilometre section of the Penola–Casterton Road, from the Tower Road junction to the South Australian/Victorian border is now complete.

25 June 2018

Media release

Preferred contractor announced for Tasmania's Midland Highway - Perth Link Roads Project

Local Tasmanian joint venture, VEC-Shaw, has been announced as the preferred contractor for the Midland Highway—Perth Link Roads project.

25 June 2018

Media release

Inquiry into the economic regulation of airport services

he Liberal and Nationals Government has today announced a Productivity Commission (PC) inquiry into the economic regulation of airport services.

22 June 2018

Media release

New air services agreement boosts ties between Australia and India

Australia and India have agreed open capacity between the major airports in our countries.

22 June 2018

Media release

The Hon Michael McCormack MP, The Hon Mark Coulton MP, Kevin Anderson MP, Gunnedah Chamber of Commerce
Subjects: Tax relief for hard-working Australians, small business tax cuts, jobs in regional Australia, inland rail, drought

22 June 2018

Interview

Tourle Street duplication at Kooragang almost complete

A new two-lane bridge over the Hunter River in Newcastle will be fully open to traffic from the end of next week.

22 June 2018

Media release

Safety improvements for major link to Victoria's high country

More upgrades have begun on the Great Alpine Road between Wangaratta and Cobungra in Victoria, which will improve the popular route's safety and reliability.

20 June 2018

Media release

Helping regions be ready for Inland Rail

The Liberal and Nationals Government has today announced the development of a strategic planning tool to support the Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail, led by the Regional Australia Institute (RAI).

20 June 2018

Media release

Governments working together will deliver Nowra bridge

Today's announcement of a match in funding from the New South Wales Liberals and Nationals Government will help deliver the much-needed Nowra Bridge, the Federal Government says.

18 June 2018

Media release

New Rouse Road Bridge to start taking shape

The new $7 million Rouse Road Bridge in Rouse Hill is now around three quarters complete following installation of the massive girders that form the new bridge’s superstructure.

15 June 2018

Media release

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