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Supporting resilient regional roads

Roads Australia has appeared at a public hearing in front of the House of Representative’s Committee on Regional Development, Infrastructure and Transport, for the ‘Inquiry into the implications of severe weather events on the national regional, rural and remote road …

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Procurement reform Policy Insight released

Roads Australia has released its Policy Insight paper from a webinar held earlier in the year, “Procurement reform – Sharing our successes.” Webinar attendees heard from the following speakers: Reflected in the Policy Insight is the need to enhance and …

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2023-24 Queensland Budget Brief

The release of the 2023-24 Queensland Budget has included $32.1 billion to continue delivering road and transport projects over forward estimates. The Queensland Transport and Roads Investment Program (QTRIP) for 2023-24 to 2026-27 includes projects across the breadth of Queensland, …

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SA Budget invests in road safety

The South Australian Government has included $98 million of new funding for road safety measures in its 2023-24 Budget. The timely investment comes as the SA road toll remains higher than the five-year average at this point of the year. …

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NT Budget expands investment in roads

This week’s Northern Territory Budget included a record investment in road infrastructure across the NT, with a major focus on sealing roads to support economic activity and enhance safety for residents and visitors to the Top End. All NT Treasurer …

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2023-24 Federal Budget Brief

(Please note this information is being updated progressively. Refresh to the page to ensure you are viewing the most recent version) Investment in transport infrastructure projects The Albanese Government’s second Budget was delivered in the wake of the recent announcement …

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SA releases Road Safety Action Plan 2023-2025

South Australia’s Road Safety Action Plan 2023-2025 (Action Plan) has been developed to help reduce lives lost and serious injuries on South Australian roads. The Action Plan identifies actions that will contribute to the state’s target of at least a 50% …

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New driver distraction rules in Victoria

New driver distraction road rules will come into effect across Victoria from 31 March. The changes will bring Victoria in line with the Australian Road Rules, and cover in-built vehicle systems, mounted devices, wearable and portable devices such as smartwatches …

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