Ministerial News

Construction Starts On Newell Highway Upgrade North Of Dubbo

Vegetation clearing, drainage improvements, strengthening and overlaying existing road, are all examples of construction work that will improve the section of the Newell Highway near Godwins Lane.   Minister for Roads Maritime and Freight, Melinda Pavey, joined the...

An Infrastructure Pipeline For The Central West

  $500 million for the Newell Highway, $73 million for the Great Western Highway and $140 million for New Dubbo Bridge. A snap shot of projects being delivered to the Central West. Industry heavyweights joined Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight, Melinda Pavey,...

Drought Grants For Freight On Local Roads

Councils are being encouraged to apply for a share of $15 million the NSW Government is investing to support the increased movement of drought relief. Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight, Melinda Pavey said eligible councils can apply for up to $300,000 to help...

Lift Off! Sydney Harbour Bridge Enjoys Another Milestone

The Sydney Harbour Bridge is celebrating another milestone with the opening of state of the art lifts at both the Southern and Northern ends of the bridge, allowing pedestrian access for everyone. Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey today announced...

All Aboard New Boating Facility In The Tweed

Free-flowing collaboration, improved information sharing, greater coordination and faster response times, all set to be delivered by the new Tweed Heads Marine Centre. The multi purpose facility was today opened by Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda...

Traffic Improvement To Be Trialled At Busy Ryde Intersection

Smoother and safer traffic flow is in store for motorists travelling through the intersection of Victoria Road and Bowden Street at Ryde, with a dedicated right turn arrow to be trialled. Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey today visited the site...

Wake Up Call For Rural Road Safety

It is a frightening statistic, but in New South Wales if you drive on country roads, you are four times more likely to die in a crash than in a metropolitan area. As Rural Road Safety Week kicks off today, Deputy Prime Minister, Nationals’ Leader and Minister for...

Mega Ships And Maiden Voyages All Aboard The 2018/19 Cruise Season

Mega ships, maiden voyages and more international passengers to visit Sydney and our regional ports, just a snapshot of the 2018/19 cruise season. Day one of the season will welcome the first international cruise ship Radiance of the Seas at the Overseas Passenger...

Captains Call To Be Boat Safe This Season

Be prepared and be sea safe, that’s the message for boaters to ensure they have all essential safety equipment on board as they head out on NSW waterways. Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey said a state wide compliance operation this October long...