Ministerial News

Making Young Cyclists Safer

Children are encouraged to get back on their bikes after the NSW Government introduced new rules to allow all children under 16 years old to ride a bicycle on the footpath. Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey said the new cycling measures would help...

New Bridge Across The Clarence River At Harwood 90 Per Cent Complete

The installation of the final girder means the new crossing of the Clarence River at Harwood is 90 per cent complete. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack said this was a significant milestone for the 1.5 kilometre,...

Sod Turned For New Charleyong Bridge

Faster and safer travel between Braidwood and Nowra is now a step closer with the first sod turned today on the Charleyong Bridge Replacement. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack said the new $23 million Charleyong...

Reducing Congestion Between NSW And The ACT

Major works have started on a $12.1 million upgrade which will improve traffic flow at the intersection of Lanyon Drive and Tompsitt Drive in Jerrabomberra, near Queanbeyan. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack said the...

Heavy Vehicle Route Upgrade Complete In NSW Central West

A road upgrade to create a major heavy vehicle route linking the Newell Highway to busy grain handling facilities at Wirrinya, south-west of Parkes, is now complete. Local Nationals’ MP and Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack said the Federal Government provided...

$50 Million For Epping Station Bridge Widening

One of Sydney’s worst bottlenecks is set for an upgrade, after Minister for Planning and Housing Anthony Roberts announced an investment of over $50 million towards the much-anticipated widening of the Epping Station Bridge. In announcing the funding, Mr Roberts said...

Community Support For Road Safety Crackdown

The NSW Government has today announced new road safety measures, including an increase in demerit points from four to five for illegal mobile phone use while driving. This follows a commitment at the launch of the Road Safety Plan 2021 in February to review penalties,...

$80 Million Bolivia Hill Upgrade Underway

Work begins today on a major upgrade of a section of the New England Highway around Bolivia Hill, about 32 kilometres south of Tenterfield. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack said the $80 million project would widen...

Delivering Missing Link In Sydney’s West

A major new east-west corridor filling a much needed missing link between between Windsor and Richmond roads at Schofields officially opened to traffic today. Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey was joined by Member for Riverstone Kevin Connolly to...