Industry group to facilitate generational shift on rail network

The Liberal and Nationals Government will work with Australia’s leading rail freight companies to establish an oversight group for the development and implementation of a state-of-the-art train management system.

11 May 2020

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Safety upgrades kick off on Bruce Highway near Rockhampton

Motorists will soon benefit from major safety upgrades on the Bruce Highway between Benaraby and Rockhampton, as works get under way on a $26.6 million Federal Liberal and Nationals Government-funded project providing 71 direct…

08 May 2020

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International aviation network to continue repatriation of Australians overseas

The Australian Government has committed an additional $50 million to continue its network of international flights to London and Los Angeles to help Australians return over the next four weeks.

08 May 2020

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Supporting tourism businesses in Commonwealth National Parks

Tourism businesses operating in Commonwealth National Parks managed by Parks Australia will benefit from a financial relief package announced by the Liberal and Nationals Government.

06 May 2020

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Funding for critical remote airstrip upgrades

Australians living in regional, rural and remote Australia will be better connected with vital air services following the Federal Government’s $9 million investment across 45 projects.

06 May 2020

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$250 million NSW highway upgrade now complete

The jointly funded $250 million Great Western Highway Safety upgrade between Katoomba and Lithgow has been delivered, with safety works at Blackheath now complete.

05 May 2020

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Priority boost for two more WA rail projects

Infrastructure Australia has given its tick of approval to two Western Australian rail infrastructure projects, which will create more than 9,000 job opportunities and provide a welcome boost to the economy.

04 May 2020

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Continued support for truckies to keep Australia moving during COVID-19

Australian truck owners and operators will save hundreds of dollars a year following the Federal Government’s decision to freeze the Heavy Vehicle Road User Charge at current levels. 

01 May 2020

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ARTC’s new CEO announced

The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) will be led by Mr Mark Campbell for the next five years following his appointment as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.

01 May 2020

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Funding to deliver new Western Irrigation Network in Victoria

The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government has committed up to $48 million to co-fund the construction of the Western Irrigation Network in Victoria.

30 April 2020

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ROSI outlook for regional road-building jobs

Investment in key inland freight corridors is poised to boost road construction jobs for regional Queensland communities.

29 April 2020

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Port Botany Rail Line projects recognised as priority

The Australian Government has today welcomed the announcement by Infrastructure Australia that the Port Botany Rail Line Duplication and Cabramatta Passing Loop projects have been recognised as priority projects.

29 April 2020

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Freight controller appointed to manage airfreight in the national interest

The Australian Government has acted again to ensure the movement of critical freight such as agricultural produce, medicines and medical equipment can continue.

29 April 2020

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Work wraps up early on Scone Bypass

Motorists are enjoying safer and faster journeys on the New England Highway as work on the Scone bypass wraps up six months ahead of the revised delivery schedule.

29 April 2020

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Applications open for road safety innovation funding

The opportunity to drive the future of road safety innovation and technology is here, with applications for Round 1 of the Australian Government’s $12 million Road Safety Innovation Fund now open.

28 April 2020

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