New section of Pacific Highway open to traffic

Motorists will be celebrating today as the Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade hits another major milestone with 15 kilometres of dual carriageway opening between Mororo and Devils Pulpit.

26 August 2020

Media release

More freight on trains in Melbourne’s southeast

The Victorian and Commonwealth governments are making rail freight cheaper for businesses and taking trucks off suburban roads, thanks to a $28 million investment in direct rail freight between the Port of Melbourne and Dandenong South.

24 August 2020

Media release

National Freight Data Hub Options Paper released

Today's release of an Options Paper for the National Freight Data Hub is the next step in improving national freight data.

24 August 2020

Media release

New Abercrombie River Bridge to boost tourism and freight

The opening of the Abercrombie River Bridge, north of Taralga, will boost freight movement and tourism between Oberon and Goulburn.

23 August 2020

Media release

Wagga Wagga press conference
Subjects: Water infrastructure, Murray-Darling Basin Authority, border closures

21 August 2020

Interview

Business case backs Big Rocks Weir to unlock North Queensland’s potential

The Big Rocks Weir business case was released to the Australian and Queensland Governments today, marking an important milestone in delivering more irrigation and water security for North Queensland.

21 August 2020

Media release

Transcript - Radio Interview with Neil Breen on 4BC
Subjects: Big Rocks Weir project; water infrastructure; border closures.

21 August 2020

Interview

More funding for communities tackling drought

The Australian Government is continuing to support drought-affected communities, with 30 projects sharing in more than $1.1 million in Federal funding.

21 August 2020

Media release

Contract awarded for upgrade of Cessnock Road at Testers Hollow

Commencement of the Cessnock Road upgrade at Testers Hollow in the Hunter Valley region of NSW is drawing nearer with the contract to deliver the project recently awarded to Daracon Contractors.

18 August 2020

Media release

Transcript - Orange Press Conference
Subject: Opening of the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development & Communications Regional Programs Branch Orange Office

17 August 2020

Interview

Call for local ideas to maximise Inland Rail connectivity

The second round of Expression of Interest for the $44 million Inland Rail Interface Improvement Program has opened. 

17 August 2020

Media release

Decentralisation delivers jobs to Orange

More jobs are coming to Orange following today’s opening of the Australian Government’s new Regional Programs branch office in the New South Wales regional city.

17 August 2020

Media release

Calls for local ideas to maximise Inland Rail connectivity

The second round of Expression of Interest for the $44 million Inland Rail Interface Improvement Program has opened.

17 August 2020

Media release

Building the infrastructure Queensland needs

Across Queensland the Morrison-McCormack Government is building the road and rail infrastructure for Queenslanders now and into the future.

14 August 2020

Media release

Community input invited for Gateway Motorway and Bruce Highway upgrades

Community consultation is underway for future upgrades to the Gateway Motorway and Bruce Highway.

12 August 2020

Media release

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