01 Jun 2021
More funding for communities to address the impacts of drought

The Australian Government is continuing to support regions doing it tough, with over $1 million being shared among 27 community-based projects under the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal’s award-winning Tackling Tough Times Together…

31 May 2021
Three new projects supporting economy and jobs in NSW Central West

The Australian Government is committing $10 million to deliver three projects in Central West New South Wales, to strengthen economic growth and drive Australia’s recovery from COVID-19.

31 May 2021
Ettamogah Rail Hub siding completed

A $12.2 million upgrade of a rail siding at the Ettamogah Rail Hub near Albury is now complete, providing significantly increased efficiency for freight and passenger rail services and capacity to meet growing transport…

31 May 2021
Gatton's Heavy Vehicle Decoupling Facility opens

The Gatton Heavy Vehicle Decoupling Facility is now open after five months of work, giving drivers the option to break down and reconfigure heavy vehicles on either side of Toowoomba Second Range Crossing before continuing their journey.

30 May 2021
Australian Government establishes a freight data hub

Improved national freight data has taken a leap forward with the launch of the National Freight Data Hub prototype website.

28 May 2021
Inland Rail to save $170 million annually in transport costs

Shifting to Inland Rail could save Australian producers, manufacturers and growers approximately $170 million in transport costs each year according to early results of a CSIRO supply chain analysis.

27 May 2021
Ensuring the safety and efficiency of Australia’s airspace

The Australian Government is seeking input on the direction of Australia’s future airspace management with the release of the National Strategic Airspace: National Aviation Policy Issues Paper. 

22 May 2021
Preferred alignment released for Murray River crossing at Swan Hill

A new bridge at Swan Hill is one step closer, following the announcement of a preferred option and release of a community feedback summary report.

17 May 2021
South Australian road projects in the fast lane

Roads throughout South Australia are being made better and safer for all road users with more than $680 million worth of projects getting underway since January supporting thousands of jobs.

16 May 2021
National Road Safety Week a time to reflect and focus on saving lives

Today sees the start of National Road Safety Week 2021, an initiative to highlight the far-reaching impact of trauma on our roads and importantly, encourage everyone to Drive So Others Survive.    

15 May 2021
Transcript - Yass Press Conference
Subjects: Yass to Murrumbateman Pipeline, Regional Infrastructure;
14 May 2021
Funding flows to Murrumbateman with $14.3 million pipeline

The construction of a 17.9-kilometre water pipeline in Murrumbateman and Yass is complete.

12 May 2021
Budget 2021-22: Continued investment securing a strong, sustainable and competitive aviation industry

The 2021 ̶-22 Federal Budget locks in record support for the aviation industry, backing the sector to bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic.

12 May 2021
Budget 2021-22: Councils reap rewards with extra $1 billion in funding

The economic recovery partnership between the Federal Government and local councils has been further boosted in the 2021-22 Federal Budget, with an additional $1 billion investment in the Local Roads and Community…

12 May 2021
Budget 2021-22: Delivering Australia's water future

The Government is continuing to deliver on a National Water Grid to help improve water security in our regions.