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Safer and smoother Bruce Highway upgrade now operational

BURDEKIN motorists are set for a safer drive, with a $50 million upgrade project on the Bruce Highway from Sandy Corner to Collinsons Lagoon officially opened today. Acting Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss and Member for Dawson George Chr... (22-Apr)

Safer and smoother Bruce Highway upgrade now operational

Funding approved for first stage of the Advanced Train Management System Implementation

THE first tranche of Australian Government funding of $15.5 million towards the implementation of the Advanced Train Management System (ATMS) project has been approved. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Regional Development Warren Truss said the system will become the accredited... (21-Apr)

$61.6 million to upgrade Queensland highways

  IMPROVEMENTS to the New England, Flinders, Landsborough and Cunningham highways will be delivered as part of the Australian Government’s $229 million National Highway Upgrade Programme. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss sa... (30-Mar)

$7.17 million to keep Indigenous communities connected

VITAL access to Indigenous communities across Western Australia is being secured with the Australian Government funding upgrades to 22 access roads. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said a portion of Western Australia’s Roads to Recov... (27-Mar)

Pacific Highway duplication done by decade’s end

DEPUTY Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss has dismissed Labor’s scare campaign on the Pacific Highway as ‘pathetic’. “True to form, in the dying days of the NSW election campaign Labor is resorting to desperate last ditch attempts to confus... (26-Mar)

former Deputy Prime Minister on the death of Malcolm Fraser

12pm – 20 March 2015 I am very sad that the former Prime Minister of Australia, and a good friend, Malcolm Fraser has died. My wife Margot and I send our deepest condolences to Tamie and the Fraser family on this very sad occasion It is also a sad day for the Nation as Malcolm Fraser was a great Pri... (20-Mar)

Mackay Ring Road moving to next stage

PROGRESS continues on the Mackay Ring Road Stage 1, with AECOM announced as the preferred contractor to carry out the detailed design of the $565 million project. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said these works were part of the $... (12-Mar)

Australia leads oceanic trial to improve aircraft tracking

IN the wake of the tragic disappearance of Malaysian flightMH 370, Australia’s Air Traffic Control manager, Airservices Australia, willconduct a trial with its regional partners in Malaysia and Indonesia to moreclosely track aircraft through the skies over oceanic areas.Deputy Prime Minister and Min... (02-Mar)

Acting Prime Minister opens new dam in Nambucca Valley

ACTING Prime Minister Warren Truss today officially opened a new dam in the Nambucca Valley which will secure the shire’s future water needs. The $56 million Bowraville Off-River Storage Dam will source its water from an aquifer and have the capacity to store 4,640 megalitres. The dam’s c... (02-Mar)

Acting Prime Minister opens new dam in Nambucca Valley

Works start on Great Western Highway safety upgrades

WORKS on a $96 million Forty Bends and $70 million Hartley Valley Safety package have begun, forming part of a $250 million Great Western Highway – Katoomba to Lithgow upgrade. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said the works ... (19-Feb)

Works start on Great Western Highway safety upgrades
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