Ministerial News

Five Star Safety In A Second Hand Car For Under Ten Grand

Whether it’s a Honda Odyssey, Audi A3, or Ford Ranger, getting behind the wheel of a vehicle with a five star safety rating is now easier to find thanks to the release of the latest Used Car Safety Ratings. Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey said...

World First Ratings System For Motorcycle Clothing Launched

Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey today announced the launch of a world first rating system for motorcycle clothing – MotoCAP. “The Motorcycle Clothing Assessment Program (MotoCAP) is the first of its kind, and aims to give the motorcycle...

Safer And More Efficient Newell On The Way

An 18-kilometre stretch of the Newell Highway just south of Boggabilla in northern New South Wales is set to get a facelift following the award of the contract for the major project.  Deputy Prime Minister, Nationals Leader and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport...

Toll Free Gateway Linking Sydney

A vital piece of the Sydney motorway network is a step closer with the NSW Government reaching an agreement with the Sydney Airport Corporation, paving the way for the delivery of the Sydney Gateway. Sydney Gateway consists of: A new motorway connection between the...

Free Heavy Vehicle Rego And Further Discounts For Farmers

Farmers in regional NSW will get more cash back in their pockets with rebates and refunds on heavy vehicle registration after the NSW Government changed the way registration charges are calculated for primary producers. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW...

Delivering Safer Country Roads

From upgrading the Princes Highway in Bega, to Bangalow Road in Ballina, country roads across the state will benefit from 97 road safety projects delivered as part of the Saving Lives on Country Roads Program. In Ballina today, Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight...

Delivering New Road Upgrades For Wagga Wagga

A major new roads package for Wagga Wagga and the Riverina was announced today to help ease congestion and improve safety. Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey said the $30 million injection will deliver safer and easier travel times, which includes:...

Animals About! Be Aware On The Road During The Drought

Motorists are being warned they face a greater risk of animal strikes after reports of increased numbers of wildlife and livestock taking to the roads in search of feed and water. Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey said wildlife particularly...