New occupations added to the Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List will assist in the delivery of major road and rail construction projects.
Barnaby Joyce has been sworn in as the new Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development.
Work on the $342 million Nowra bridge in New South Wales is moving ahead, with the launch of the first bridge deck segment this week.
Expressions of interest from contractors are now underway for the Melbourne Airport Rail Link works at Sunshine and Albion.
Safety upgrades on the Greater Western Highway between Medlow Bath and Foy Avenue have now been complete.