Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight media releases

Melinda Pavey

Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight

Media releases

August 2018

13 August - Freight changes to support farmers
6 August - Delivering stronger security deterrents for the Sydney Harbour Bridge
3 August - Why did the cattle cross the road?
1 August - Safety works give Barton Highway broad shoulders

July 2018

30 July - More than $1 billion in support to help farmers through worsening drought
30 July - Gundy Creek bridge complete
27 July - Sod turned on Mount Lindesay Road upgrade
27 July - Traditional bark canoe builds skills and friendships
23 July - The Northern Road Upgrade pushing ahead
23 July - Home of the big banana to welcome next big thing
22 July - Making young cyclists safer
20 July - New bridge across the Clarence River at Harwood 90 per cent complete
19 July - Sod turned for new Charleyong Bridge
19 July - Reducing congestion between NSW and the ACT
18 July - Heavy vehicle route upgrade complete in NSW Central West
17 July - Community support for road safety crackdown
5 July - Echuca-Moama Bridge project moves into second stage
4 July - Major work on New England Highway Scone Bypass in full swing
3 July - $80 million Bolivia Hill upgrade underway

June 2018

27 June - Up to 40 percent time savings for drivers along King Georges Road
25 June - Delivering better connections for the central west
22 June - Tourle Street duplication at Kooragang almost complete
19 June - Roads, Maritime and Freight delivering a stronger more affordable NSW
15 June - Works start on M5 congestion busting Belmore Road Ramps
15 June - NSW budget: Every NSW highway to be sealed
12 June - NSW budget: F6 extension to slash travel times for southern Sydney

May 2018

24 May - Humpback having a whale of a time in Sydney Harbour
21 May - Heavy vehicle safety at Galston Gorge
17 May - Rozelle Interchange shortlist announced
14 May - Drought relief pass for B-Triple provides much needed access through Gunnedah
8 May - Stage two of safety work starts on Princes Highway at Bendalong

April 2018

27 April - New Uarbry Bridge to deliver improved flood immunity on the Golden Highway
19 April - Getting your pink slip made even easier
13 April - M4 Smart Motorway project delivers a faster and more reliable trip
5 April - Green light for Cessnock Road project planning
4 April - Two major M1 upgrades underway

March 2018

29 March - Revamp for the Elizabeth Bay marina
27 March - Safety upgrade completed in time for Easter weekend road blitz
26 March - $45 million Princes Highway upgrade on track
21 March - History in the making - work starts to make Sydney Harbour bridge more accessible
19 March - 40-year transport vision for regional NSW
4 March - Safety work on the way for Princes Highway at Bendalong
2 March - Helping learners become safer drivers - Bellingen workshop
2 March - Free workshop for older road users at Belligen

February 2018

28 February - $17 million realignment of the Newell Highway at Grong Grong completed on schedule
28 February - Cootamundra electorate well on the way to benefit from more than $100 million investment in roads and bridges
27 February - Tools down! Historic day for Burrill Lake community
27 February - Major traffic switch at southern end of Sydney Harbour Bridge
16 February - Next stage of Golden Highway package begins with intersection upgrade
2 February - Koalas now safer thanks to new Pacific Highway signs

January 2018

25 January - Work starting on third northbound lane as part of M1 upgrades
22 January - Planning underway for Tenterfield Heavy Vehicle Bypass
17 January - $1.6 million investment in Crashlab to promote safer vehicles
16 January - NSW Roads Minister please for greater vigilance on our roads
11 January - Funding boost for boaties across NSW

... 2017 Ministerial media releases

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