2014 Roads and Maritime Services media releases

December 2014

19 December - Elizabeth Bay Marina and Campbells Cover Jetty operation to be offered in expressions of interest process
18 December - Taxis and towies checked for safety before Christmas
17 December - Advice to boaters ahead of Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race
17 December - Electronic message signs installed on Waterfall Way
13 December - Keep safe on the water this holiday season
12 December - Local men help native animals as part of major bypass project
9 December - Speed changes made on Tyringham and Muldiva Roads Bostobrick
8 December - Signage safety improvements start on Dorrigo Mountain
7 December - Warning for South Coast boaters after heavy rainfall
5 December - Changes to heavy vehicle competency based assessment
4 December - Threatened species mapping now available
3 December - Community interest high for Barton Highway improvement Strategy
2 December - Have a say on improvements to Griffiths and Chatham Roads at Hamilton North

November 2014

28 November - Potoroo management for Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade
26 November - Have your say on parking proposal for Old South Head Road
25 November - Results in from 'Operation Go Easy on the Alcohol'
25 November - M1 Tuggerah to Doyalson Submissions Report now online
18 November - Road surface to be improved on Hume Street at Goulburn
18 November - Newcastle road safety upgrade planning progresses
17 November - Pacific Highway and Louisiana Road intersection to get road safety upgrade
14 November - Cooks River Bridge to undergo $2.7 million makeover
13 November - Speed limit change on Ryde and Gladesville Roads at Hunters Hill
13 November - Speed limit change on Great Western Highway at Medlow Bath
7 November - Statewide operation to focus on random breath testing of boaters
4 November - New home for baby magpies at Kelso

October 2014

31 October - Temporary disruption to online services
29 October - Night improvement work starts at key Warners Bay intersection
23 October - Work resumes on $1.2 million Kempsey Rail Footbridge upgrade
23 October - Lisarow - Ourimbah Street and Parsons Road upgrade
22 October - Have your say on Stage One Northern Beaches Hospital road upgrades
22 October - Criminal convictions and fines for breaches of heavy vehicle fatigue management
17 October - Tenders called for trial emu fencing for Pacific Highway upgrade
15 October - Clean up continues on the water around Sydney
15 October - Work starts to install safety guardrail on George Booth Drive at Edgeworth
14 October - Changed boating conditions for Yarrawonga Multisport Festival
13 October - Proposed weekend work for installation of bridge girders at Eungai
13 October - Emu aerial survey results for Woolgoolga to Ballina upgrade
13 October - Dangerous conditions forecast for NSW boaters
8 October - Emu aerial survey work starts for Woolgoolga to Ballina upgrade
7 October - Changed traffic conditions on Pacific Highway and Wyong Road at Tuggerah
7 October - Speed limit reduction to improve safety on Pacific Highway at Coffs Harbour
7 October - New equipment boosts NSW marine pollution response
3 October - Night work for Mona Vale Road safety project
2 October - Dangerous surf conditions forecast for NSW boaters
2 October - Changed traffic conditions on Princes Highway for October long weekend
1 October - Have a say on the Woolgoolga to Glenugie section of the Pacific Highway upgrade

September 2014

26 September - Excellence in surveying award for Roads and Maritime Services
24 September - Operation "Be Prepared" marks start of new boating season
24 September - Changed boating conditions for Lake Albert ski race this weekend
22 September - Further improvement work to respond to Waterfall Way review recommendations
16 September - Have your say on intersection improvements at Stacey Street in Bankstown
12 September - Changed boating conditions for rowing regatta on Hunter River
11 September - Community invited to noise monitoring workshops
9 September - Maintenance of Glebe Island Bridge over Rozelle Bay on Tuesday 23 September
8 September - Waterfall Way safety review enters final stage
5 September - Work under way On $720,000 upgrade of Richmond Road At Woodcroft
5 September - Pedestrian fencing to improve safety on Hume Highway at Bankstown
5 September - Court judgement a stark reminder about towing safety
2 September - Dangerous conditions for boaters on most of NSW coast

August 2014

29 August - Night work continues to improve bus travel times at Newtown
28 August - Reminder to have say on Blackadder and Corindi Flood mitigation measures
24 August - Dangerous conditions for boaters from Queensland to Sydney
21 August - Tenterfield Bypass workshop recommends preferred option
19 August - Construction Quality Awards winners announced
19 August - Repair work starts on Waterfall Way
18 August - Frederickton to Eungai upgrade community information session
12 August - Dangerous conditions for boaters from this evening
11 August - Dangerous conditions for boaters from this afternoon
2 August - Boating now: New funding for safe and accessible waterways

July 2014

30 July - Paving work starts on Frederickton to Eungai Pacific Highway upgrade
30 July - Mildura boaters reminded Murray River will be low until mid August
30 July - Changed conditions on Sydney Harbour ahead of Sydney International Boat Show
24 July - Reminder for boaties to be cautious near blind corners
21 July - Have a say on next stage of $48 million Bells Line of Road safety upgrade
19 July - Dangerous conditions for boating on entire NSW coast
18 July - New pathway connects Boolaroo to Northern Lake Macquarie foreshore
17 July - Dangerous conditions for boaters Byron Bay to Eden
10 July - Dangerous conditions for NSW boaters
8 July   - Dangerous conditions for boaters from Thursday
4 July - Reminder of safe distance requirements for whales
4 July - Reminder to have your say on Cary Street improvements at Toronto
4 July - Beelbangera Road safety upgrade complete

June 2014

27 June - Murray River salvage hampered by bad weather but progressing well
27 June - Goldfields Way widening work reaches half way mark
27 June - Change to call centre operating hours
26 June - Changed traffic conditions from Sunday on M4 Motorway for off ramp upgrades
25 June - Snow delays Jenolan Caves Road night safety work
25 June - Severe weather warnings prompt reminder to boat owners
23 June - Forster Registry closed until further notice due to storm damage
17 June - Community members reminded to have a say on M1 upgrade from Kariong and Somersby
17 June - Safety improvements continue on Appin Road as guardrail installed
16 June - New 10 km/h shared zone for Paternoster Row at Pyrmont
16 June - New 10km/h shared zones at Redfern
14 June - Boating rules a focus at Melbourne International Boat Show
13 June - Pedestrian safety upgrade on Allandale Street at Kearsley
12 June - Have your say on safety improvements on Appin Road at Gilead
11 June - Painters no longer swinging on top of Sydney Harbour Bridge
11 June - Plan your trip on Kings Highway this month
6 June - Sydney Harbour Bridge electronic lane control system system testing
6 June - $2.3 million safety upgrade for Leggetts Drive at Brunkerville
3 June - Changed boating conditions for rowing regatta on Tweed River
3 June - CPI increase on Roads and Maritime Services fees

May 2014

30 May - Online services temporarily unavailable
30 May - Paddle boat owner granted extra time for salvage
30 May - Extra night patrols on Sydney Harbour for Vivid
30 May - NSW Government moving ahead with Intelligent Transport System contestability
29 May - Good weather prompts warning against boater complacency
27 May - Bulahdelah Bypass community information session
27 May - Reminder notice for paddle boat removal
26 May - NSW boaters warned on dangerous surf conditions
25 May - Dangerous conditions for NSW boaters tomorrow
21 May - $2.5 million upgrade to improve travel on Military Road
16 May - Changed boating conditions on Kalang River at Urunga
16 May - Nambucca Heads to Urunga Highway upgrade: Kalang River Plan approved
16 May - Boating rules a focus at Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show
15 May - Waterfall Way safety review community workshops
14 May - Oxley Highway upgrade noise monitoring complete
14 May - Changed boating conditions for canoe races on Clarence River
13 May - Dangerous conditions for boaters on the NSW North coast tomorrow
12 May - Changed boating conditions for dragon boat race on Tweed River
07 May - Paddle boat to be removed before end of May
06 May - Preliminary work starts on new $12.2 million Tulladunna Bridge
05 May - Dangerous conditions for boaters on entire NSW coast
04 May - Dangerous conditions for boaters on all NSW coast tomorrow
02 May - Boaters and ferry users reminded Bridge to Bridge this Sunday
02 May - Dangerous conditions for boaters on Sunday
01 May - Australian and NSW Flag at half-mast on 1 May

April 2014

28 April - Jirramba Wharf Upgrade Completed
24 April - Major upgrade for Norah Head Boat Ramp
22 April - Rough weather for blue water boating campaign
16 April - Exclusion Zone in Place for Annual Blessing of the Fleet and Fireworks
16 April - Dangerous conditions for boaters on NSW coast
9 April - New powered vessel exclusion zone for Lake Mulwala
2 April - Changed boating conditions for ski race on Clarence River

March 2014

25 Mar - Oxley Highway to Kempsey submissions report
25 Mar - Urban design plan for Sancrox interchange
24 Mar - Lights out on the Sydney Harbour Bridge for Earth Hour
21 Mar - Dangerous conditions forecast for NSW boaters
21 Mar - Prospect to Blacktown cycleway completes missing link
21 Mar - Have your say on $300,000 safety project on Old South Head Road
21 Mar - Full closure of M4 Eastbound on ramp for maintenance work
21 Mar - Pedestrian safety to receive a boost on Victoria Road at Waverley
21 Mar - $470,000 safety project complete in Royal National Park
21 Mar - Reminder to have your say on Waterfall Way safety review
21 Mar - Late night transport-only trial starts this weekend
21 Mar - Sapphire to Woolgoolga Highway upgrade enters final stage
20 Mar - Have your say on Mooring Strategy
20 Mar - Have your say on Mooring Strategy
15-16 Mar - Sydney Trailer Boat and Outdoor Leisure Show
11 Mar - Roads and Maritime cooking up a storm to help the Salvos
07 Mar - Changed boating conditions for triathlon on Cudgen Creek
07 Mar - Changed boating conditions for rowing regatta on Tweed River
05 Mar - Paddlers get thumbs up in safety test

February 2014

28 Feb - Changed boating conditions for water ski show on Lake Mulwala
27 Feb - Safety review for Waterfall Way
26 Feb - Clarence River cables possible navigation hazard to boaters
24 Feb - Operators encouraged to contact Roads and Maritime for heavy vehicle permits
20 Feb - Improved access for boating on Wallis Lake
20 Feb - National regulator gets support from Roads and Maritime Services
20 Feb - Changed boating conditions for powerboat race on Lake Albert
18 Feb - Cootes Transport charged as part of ongoing investigation
18 Feb - Temporary disruption to maritime phone services
14 Feb - Changed boating conditions for rowing regatta on Clarence River
14 Feb - Changed boating conditions for rowing regatta on Tweed River
14 Feb - Changed boating conditions for dragon boat regatta on Clarence River
14 Feb - Changed boating conditions in White Bay on Sydney Harbour
14 Feb - Paddlers targeted in boating safety campaign
13 Feb - Better boating for everyone
12 Feb - Distribution Centre focus of operation
12 Feb - Heavy vehicle compliance breaches to be investigated
12 Feb - Changed boating conditions for fishing classic on Edward River
11 Feb - Community invited to view design improvements for Nambucca Heads to Urunga Highway upgrade
07 Feb - Changed boating conditions for 2014 World Championship Gumi race on Murrumbidgee River
06 Feb - Information night about Gundaroo Bridge demolition
05 Feb - Intelligent Transport Systems request for proposal starts today
04 Feb - Changed traffic conditions on New England Highway at Hogues Creek
04 Feb - Have your say on The Frederickton to Eungai Pacific Highway Upgrade
04 Feb - Reminder to have your say on Riverstone rail overpass options
04 Feb - Safety first for Australia's biggest waterski race
03 Feb - Upgrade work at Old Post Office Lane almost complete

January 2014

31 Jan - Boaters reminded not to tow more than three people at a time
29 Jan - Changed boating conditions near Dangar Island and Little Wobby Beach
28 Jan - Maritime online transactions and bookings will not be available between 6pm - 7.30pm
28 Jan - Changed Traffic Conditions for Sapphire to Woolgoolga Upgrade
24 Jan - ICAC recommendation welcomed
23 Jan - New boating education officers deployed in NSW
23 Jan - Temporary lane closure on Hume Motorway at Berrima
21 Jan - Boating Safety advice for Australia Day on Sydney Harbour
20 Jan - Night work to improve safety on Syd Einfeld Drive at Woollahra
20 Jan - Maintenance continues on M4 Western Motorway
15 Jan - Roads and Maritime Services resume
15 Jan - Roads and Maritime Services disrupted
15 Jan - Boaters provided with extended coverage in Maritime Alerts
14 Jan - Bats take to new breeding boxes on NSW North Coast
14 Jan - Maintenance continues on M4 Western Motorway
13 Jan - Changed traffic conditions for night work on Warringah Freeway
09 Jan - Maritime specialists head to Murray River
03 Jan - Tow safe this summer on NSW waterways

...2013 Roads and Maritime media releases

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