Operations have resumed on the Trans-Australia railway between Adelaide and Tarcoola in South Australia, weeks after major floor-related damage had rendered the line unusable.
Freight has stated to flow through the flooded section of Stuart Highway, in South Australia's north, ahead of plans to allow greater access this week.
The Federal Government has committed $40 million to commence planning to improve safety and flood immunity at the Gairloch floodway on the Bruce Highway, five kilometres north of Ingham.
The new Taskforce will help to fast-track restoration efforts on the road network following flooding throughout regional
Works have begun to build a new $17 million two-lane road at Testers Hollow to improve connectivity with reduced flooding closures.