The Australian Logistics Council has welcomed a speech by the Minister for Cities, Urban Infrastructure and Population Alan Tudge, which highlights the need for Commonwealth leadership in driving better planning outcomes and reducing road congestion as Australia’s population grows.
Works to dig Australia’s longest and deepest road tunnels, as part of the $3 billion NorthConnex project in Sydney, is now complete.
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 first section of the F6 Extension connecting the New M5 Motorway to Kogarah in Sydney, expected to cost between $2.2 and $2.6B, is now fully funded under the 2018-19 NSW Budget.
The Federal Government has committed $108 million to extend Perth’s Mitchell Freeway with the Western Australian Government including $15M in its 2018-19 budget to widen a section of the freeway.
A new smart cities project being delivered by the University of Wollongong and Liverpool City Council aims to help inform transport and urban planning decisions as well as reduce congestion.