Expressions of interest sought for Inland Rail Interface Improvement Program

Supply chain managers, producers, local and state governments, local businesses, community representatives and freight and train operators are encouraged to put forward projects for investigation under the $44 million Inland Rail Interface…

29 October 2019

Media release

Full steam ahead for Fleurieu's heritage scenic train

More visitors to the Fleurieu region will be able to take a scenic ride on the SteamRanger Heritage Railway Track following an infrastructure upgrade to improve the service’s safety and reliability.

28 October 2019

Media release

Address at the Australia and New Zealand Driverless Vehicle Initiative 28 October 2019
Subjects: Road Infrastructure; Infrastructure Funding; Automated Vehicles; Safer Roads; National Freight Data Hub; Office of Future Transport Technology;

28 October 2019

Speech

Swan Hill regional livestock exchange upgrade a boost for local economy

A new and improved livestock exchange in Swan Hill will improve the safety of both humans and animals while supporting the economic future of the Murray River town.

28 October 2019

Media release

Plans rev up for Barton Highway Upgrade

Industry partners are being invited to submit registrations of interest for the design and construct tender for the first stage of the Barton Highway upgrade.

28 October 2019

Media release

Works start to build overtaking lanes

Works to build two overtaking lanes on the Bruce Highway, between Proserpine and Bowen, will start this month after Vassallo Constructions secured the construction contract.

27 October 2019

Media release

New recycling facility and water scheme secures Parkes's water future

A brand-new water recycling scheme designed to conserve water has officially opening in Parkes.

25 October 2019

Media release

New aircon to keep Trundle cool

A Federal Liberal and Nationals Government grant of $10,475 for the War Memorial Hall in Trundle will invest in the longevity of a much-loved venue, supporting community events across the Central West.

25 October 2019

Media release

$481 million Edmonton to Gordonvale works contract awarded

The single biggest road project for Far North Queensland is another step closer with the construction contract for the Bruce Highway – Cairns Southern Access Corridor – Stage 3: Edmonton to Gordonvale project awarded today.

24 October 2019

Media release

Australia's commitment to aviation continues

The Liberal and Nationals Government has today passed the Civil Aviation Amendment Bill to ensure the economic and cost impacts on aircraft operators are considered when the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) develop aviation safety standards…

24 October 2019

Media release

Support continues for drought-affected communities

Drought-hit communities will share in more than $1 million for community projects under the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal’s Tackling Tough Times Together program.

23 October 2019

Media release

Road Safety Awareness and Enablers Fund now open

Applications for the Road Safety Awareness and Enablers Fund are now open and the Federal Government is urging organisations with an interest in road safety education and awareness to apply.

23 October 2019

Media release

Booming suburbs to get new station and more services

Passengers will be catching trains at Victoria’s newest train station in a matter of weeks, with Cobblebank Station set to open on Monday 2 December as the Ballarat Line Upgrade enters its final stages of construction.

22 October 2019

Media release

New board members appointed to heavy vehicle regulator

Two new members have been appointed to the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) board.

18 October 2019

Media release

Australian Government funds Norfolk Island artificial reproduction for livestock

The Australian Government will provide the Norfolk Island community with $210,000 for critical infrastructure to boost the genetic diversity and sustainability of local ruminant livestock.

17 October 2019

Media release

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