The Tasmanian Government has commenced testing two Smarter Fleet Programs, aimed at reducing transport emissions and targeting heavy vehicles and electric vehicles in local government.
The Australian Government has committed up to $1 million for strategic traffic planning study to address congestion, connectivity, freight efficiency and safety in and around Hahndorf, South Australia.
The final two projects in Western Australia’s Grain Freight Road Improvement Program have been completed, with two road realignments in Quairading and Cubbine.
The Federal Government has announced an independent review into why some heavy vehicle operators are experiencing economic losses and delays in being granted special road access permits.
An upgrade of the full length of Tower Road and a 2.6-kilometre section of the Penola–Casterton Road, from the Tower Road junction to the South Australian/Victorian border is now complete.