Sealing works have begun between Rockingham Creek and Mount Coolon, as part of the $28.75 million Bowen Developmental Road upgrade in Queensland.
The project will see up to 28 kilometres of the road upgraded to improve flood immunity, freight capacity and productivity for cattle producers in the Northern Territory.
The Federal Government will meet with stakeholders in Broome to discuss the 10-year, $3.5 billion Roads of Strategic Importance (ROSI) initiative to link WA communities and essential services.
The Australian Government is getting on with the job of supporting major Northern Territory road investments, with funding approved for six upgrades between the Northern Australia Roads Program and Beef Roads Program over recent months.
The Plenty Highway Upgrading project, which includes 20 kilometres of sealing and flood resilience works in the Northern Territory, is moving ahead following the awarding of the works contract.