NSW councils are being encouraged by the state government to apply for a share of $15 million for road maintenance to support increased freight movements of drought relief.
Funding is set to increase by $21 million for WA’s local government road networks due to an agreement struck between the WA Local Government Association and the state government.
Tyre Stewardship Australia has expanded to include a Demonstration and Infrastructure stream to grow the end market for tyre-derived products.
Three additional projects to upgrade Queensland’s Warrgeo Highway, totalling $80.19 million, are set to be funded under the Australian and Queensland Governments’ $645 million jointly funded program.
The Federal has announced an investment of $72 million in the $90 million project to duplicate Port Wakefield Road, including a new overpass.
The Victorian Government has introduced legislation into Parliament to permanently direct fine revenue to repairing and upgrading the state’s road network.