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Sunshine Coast Rail Line funding

The Queensland Government has committed $5 million to further develop design and planning for the Direct Sunshine Coast Rail Line project. The money will fund geotechnical investigations between Beerwah and Birtinya, to help construct what will be the longest rail …

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Bruce Highway works complete

A $662.5 million Bruce Highway expansion is complete, following funding from both the Australian and Queensland Governments. More than 600 workers have worked to deliver 11-kilometres of expanded highway between Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast. Interchanges and exit ramps were …

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Metro Tunnel turn up and go trial

Last month, crews successfully ran test trains two minutes apart between West Footscray and Hawksburn stations, using high-capacity signalling technology that may have the ability to revolutionise Melbourne’s train network.  Crews have clocked over 16,500 kilometres running through the tunnels …

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Decarbonising Infrastructure Delivery

The NSW State Infrastructure Strategy recommended that the NSW Government work towards net zero in the infrastructure sector, including through reducing embodied emissions in construction. In October 2022, Infrastructure NSW (INSW) released a Discussion Paper, held an industry forum and series …

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$45 million for regional road safety

The Australian Government has announced $45 million will be allocated to 19 high-priority rural and regional road safety projects. Over $25 million will be shared by 14 projects under the Bridges Renewal Program (BRP), with over $20 million supporting five …

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NSW funds driver behaviour research

The deaths of eight people on NSW roads across the Easter long weekend has again highlighted the importance of road safety research in helping to reduce this tragic toll. The NSW Government has awarded $1 million to two research partners …

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Wellness in Infrastructure survey results released

The latest results from the Infrastructure Industry wellbeing survey from Wellness in Infrastructure reveal that burnout, anxiety, depression and stress are rampant within the infrastructure construction industry. The results reveal that workers in the infrastructure industry remain at some of …

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New investment in heavy vehicle training

The Victorian Government is investing an extra $1 million into training more heavy vehicle drivers to keep supply chains moving through a partnership with the Victorian Transport Association (VTA). The partnership offers accredited training for aspiring heavy vehicle drivers and …

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