General aviation policy and regulatory action

Australia’s general aviation (GA) sector will benefit from a number of significant policy and regulatory actions being taken by the Liberal and Nationals’ Government and the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA).

07 July 2018

Media release

Upgrade to the Amelup Curves complete

Road safety upgrades to improve heavy vehicle operations on Albany Lake Grace Road (Chester Pass Road) at Amelup Curves—in Western Australia’s Great Southern region are now complete, ensuring freight movements are safer and more efficient.

06 July 2018

Media release

Upgrade to improve pedestrian safety in Echuca

Works are underway to install new pedestrian crossing lights on the Murray Valley Highway (Ogilvie Avenue) at Echuca, as part of a broader package of works to improve the safety of the Murray Valley Highway between Echuca and Yarrawonga.

06 July 2018

Media release

Getting Bribie residents home sooner and safer

Bribie Island residents travelling to and from the Bruce Highway will get home sooner and safer with a $20 million upgrade to the busy Bribie Island Road.

06 July 2018

Media release

First of five new Queensland upgrades underway on Outback Way

Nearly 70 kilometres of upgrades are on the way for high-priority sections of the Outback Way in Queensland.

05 July 2018

Media release

Next design contract awarded for Inland Rail

The Liberal and Nationals' Government is continuing to progress the Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail, with a $13.5 million contract awarded by the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) for feasibility design work between Narromine and…

05 July 2018

Media release

Echuca-Moama Bridge project moves into second stage

The second stage of the Echuca-Moama Bridge project will begin shortly, with a wide-ranging package of works set to deliver vital upgrades to Echuca’s Warren Street.

05 July 2018

Media release

$80 million Bolivia Hill upgrade underway

Work begins today on a major upgrade of a section of the New England Highway around Bolivia Hill, about 32 kilometres south of Tenterfield.

03 July 2018

Media release

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

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