Exemptions for heavy vehicle drivers at rest stops

The Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) and the National Cabinet have tonight approved an exemption for roadhouses, dedicated truck stop facilities and truck driver lounges to remain open so Australia’s heavy vehicle drivers…

30 March 2020

Media release

Additional new support for critical regional aviation services through COVID-19

The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government will provide additional support to help maintain the regional air network as part of the Government’s response to the COVID-19 crisis with a $198 million Regional Air Network Assistance Package,…

28 March 2020

Media release

Government-facilitated flights from South America

The Australian Government is facilitating commercial charter flights to bring hundreds of Australians home from Peru and Uruguay over the coming days.

26 March 2020

Media release

Australians abroad during COVID-19

COVID-19 is affecting hundreds of thousands of Australians who are travelling abroad, disrupting their movement and in some cases making it difficult for them to return to Australia.

25 March 2020

Media release

Supporting regional Australia through COVID-19

An initial $1 billion will be injected into regional communities to support businesses, agriculture and tourism impacted by the ongoing spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) as part of the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s response to the…

22 March 2020

Media release

Progressing the south east traffic solution

Progress is continuing on the South East Traffic Solution projects, with the final designs for key projects along the Hobart to Sorell Corridor released today.

19 March 2020

Media release

Editorial - The Land

Regional Australia has done it tough during the past few months.

We've faced drought, bushfires and in some areas, flooding has caused significant damage.

Property has been lost. Far more devastatingly, lives have been lost.

19 March 2020

Opinion piece

Relief package for Australian aviation industry

A major relief package is on the way for the Australian aviation industry.

18 March 2020

Media release

New funding for bridges and heavy vehicle safety

Communities affected by the recent bushfires will be assessed as a priority under Round 5 of the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s Bridges Renewal Program (BRP) and Round 7 of the Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program (HVSPP). …

17 March 2020

Media release

Shaping the future of the Princes Highway

Local communities are invited to help shape the vision for a safer, more reliable and more efficient Princes Highway along the South Coast with upgrade plans for the Milton-Ulladulla bypass, Moruya bypass and Jervis Bay Road intersection upgrade…

17 March 2020

Media release

Press conference at visit to Riverina Oils
Subjects: Inland Rail; coronavirus

16 March 2020

Interview

Inland Rail's $13.3 billion value add to boost regional Australia

Regional communities across Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland will benefit from the boost of up to $13.3 billion in Gross Regional Product over the next 50 years off the back of Inland Rail’s construction according to a new report released…

16 March 2020

Media release

Call for tenders for Cessnock Road upgrade

Tenders are now open to build the Cessnock Road upgrade at Testers Hollow to reduce the impact of flooding and improve connectivity across the region.

13 March 2020

Media release

New university at Petrie officially opens

The opening of USC Moreton Bay at Petrie will forever change the educational, employment and earning potential of one of Australia’s fastest-growing regions.

12 March 2020

Media release

Major construction begins on the Monash

Construction on stage two of the $1.4 billion Monash Freeway upgrade has begun, with the centre median of the corridor to be transformed into a work site.

12 March 2020

Media release

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