Ministerial News

Use Your Head When Buying A Helmet

Motorcyclists now have more information about the safety and comfort of their helmet with the release of the latest crash ratings for 30 motorcycle helmets. Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey said motorcyclists are more exposed than motorists if...

Work On The Northern Road Upgrade Drives Ahead

The shovels were in the ground today along The Northern Road, with the first sod turned for the fourth stage of The Northern Road upgrade between Mersey Road at Bringelly and Eaton Road at Luddenham. The upgrade is part of the Coalition and NSW governments’ $3.6...

New Gunnedah Bridge Ahead Of Schedule

Gunnedah residents will see work beginning this month on the new $62 million Gunnedah road over rail bridge, ahead of schedule. Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey today joined Parliamentary Secretary and Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson to...

Green Light To Fixing Country Roads

More than six hundred kilometres of roads sealed, almost two hundred bridges upgraded and twenty-eight truck washes built or upgraded, all delivered through the Fixing Country Roads program. Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey and Parliamentary...

Model Choice Can Turn Ugly

We often pick a new car based on how it looks or how much it costs, but a new safety campaign is urging all of us to think about how the vehicle we buy might fare in a crash. Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey today launched The Safer Vehicle...

New Police Jet Ski Squadron Launched Ahead Of Summer

The NSW Police Marine Area Command will have a new squad out on the seas ensuring the boating community is being safe on our waterways thanks to the addition of 14 new jet skis funded by the NSW Government. The new Marine Enforcement Team is a versatile mobile...

Caravan Rego Savings Rolling In

Huge savings will start rolling in from tomorrow for grey nomads, families and adventurers when they receive a 40 per cent discount in registering caravans and camper trailers. Treasurer Dominic Perrottet and Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey...

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,...