The Federal Government has announced $9.2 million to go towards the development phase of the project on the Bruce Highway.
Three contracts, valued at more than $60 million, have been awarded on the South Australian project.
Contracts totalling almost $3 billion have now been awarded on the 155-kilometre Woolgoolga to Ballina section of the Pacific Highway upgrade, following the awarding of the contract between Iluka Road and Devils Pulpit.
Enhancements are being made to Australian crash test laboratories to increase safety test capability, in preparation for the introduction of ANCAP performance assessments for automated safety technologies.
Australian transport ministers have approved two key automated vehicle reforms as part of a roadmap of reform to support commercial deployment.