2014 Ministerial media releases

December 2014

30 December - Boating safety on the Harbour a priority this New Year's Eve
22 December - Grafton Bridge approved: work to start in early 2015
19 December - Getting real time travel advice to motorists on the M5 East
18 December - $3.6 million Canterbury Road upgrade now complete
18 December - Holiday road safety: Operation Safe Arrival goes high visibility
17 December - School zones remain in place until the end of this week
15 December - Delivering world class infrastructure for western Sydney
14 December - Plea to boaties: wear a lifejacket, save your life
13 December - M5 West widening completed on time and on budget
7 December - $95 million Old Wallgrove Road upgrade: key to unlocking Western Sydney jobs
5 December - First WestConnex construction contract awarded
2 December - Major intersection upgrade completed the Esplanade and Fairfax Road
2 December - Contract Awarded to build overpass at Maitland Railway Station roundabout
1 December - Major contract awarded for Newcastle inner city bypass Rankin Park to Jesmond project
1 December - Community gets involved in renaming proposal for the Mid Western Highway

November 2014

28 November - Demerit points to target low lifes
26 November - Backing the Bush: $3.7 billion for regional roads
25 November - Statement on Barry O'Farrell
25 November - Rebuilding NSW: $2.4 billion to bust congestion on Sydney roads
24 November - Labor risking more lives on the Pacific Highway
21 November - Delivering on our commitments: every school in Tweed has flashing lights
19 November - NSW Roads maintenance funding at historic highs
19 November - Dredging of Swansea Channel underway
18 November - Restoring vital waterways across NSW
14 November - Roads and Maritime Services Aboriginal programs win Premier’s award
10 November - Pyrmont Bay Wharf makeover to kick off in November
10 November - Better local roads for Western Sydney
3 November - Foxground and Berry site buildings arrive
2 November - Almost 20 years late: Labor's eureka moment on the Kings Highway

October 2014

31 October - Fixing country roads: Councils called to submit full application
27 October - Major milestone for $45 million Nelson Bay Road upgrade
27 October - Win front row seats to see Sydney shine this New Year's Eve
22 October - Communities to have a say on proposal to rename Mid Western Highway
20 October - $1.65 million cycling and pedestrian link opens at Centennial Park
17 October - Proud to represent communities on the North Coast
17 October - Daley promoting Secord's speed camera book of mistakes
16 October - Troy Grant: Natural born leader
15 October - Andrew Stoner: Extraordinary leader, lasting legacy
13 October - Green light for Werrington Arterial Road
10 October - Work starts on Pacific Highway and Wyong Road intersection upgrade at Tuggerah
10 October - Design contract awarded for Tourle Street Upgrade
10 October - Tenders called for Newcastle Inner City Bypass
9 October - Bridges for the Bush: Contract awarded for new Kapooka Bridge
8 October - Mosman Bay Wharf reopens to customers today after $3 million upgrade
2 October - Seeing double: new holiday demerits campaign coincides with October long weekend
2 October - Recognition for boating community with Maritime Medal Awards
1 October - Ten more speed cameras to be ripped out
1 October - Lighting ceremony to celebrate Gladesville Bridge 50th birthday

September 2014

28 September - Boating season kicks off after best safety result in more than 20 years
26 September - Major project to reduce congestion at Colyton completed
23 September - Safer roads at Lake Cathie Public School
23 September - NSW Government to deliver Arncliffe pedestrian underpass
23 September - Investigations start for potential widening of Heathcote Road
23 September - Early work continues on Deadmans Creek Bridge
19 September - New street rod standard introduced
15 September - 40kmh speed limit in CBD to improve pedestrian safety
11 September - Family link spanning 75 years comes to an end as Peter Dearden retires
10 September - Cootes compliance and enforcement decision
10 September - NorthConnex environmental impact statement comment period closing
8 September - Community comment sought on Tourle Street upgrade
5 September - Mid Western Highway improvement work completed
4 September - $10.5 million for Byron Bay bypass
3 September - Final work starts on Moree Bypass
3 September - Fixing country roads In Narromine
3 September - Another milestone in delivering WestConnex: King Georges Road interchange upgrade gets moving
2 September - Delivering infrastructure for a new Western Sydney airport: Bringelly Road design improvements released
1 September - Major span installed on new Heathcote pedestrian bridge

August 2014

27 August - Tender awarded for $85 million upgrade of Great Western Highway at Kelso
22 August - Tenders called for Woolgoolga to Glenugie highway upgrade
21 August - Minister directs NSW Vehicle Standards Working Group to assess bull bar rules
20 August - New Grafton Bridge Environmental Impact Statement on display
13 August - Old Wallgrove Road upgrade boosts Western Sydney's economy
13 August - Fixing the M4: key milestones in delivering WestConnex
11 August - Work starts on fast tracked next stage of Schofields Road upgrade
5 August - Congestion busting program sees another pinch point fixed
5 August - NSW Councils embrace Fixing Country Roads
2 August - Boating Now: New funding for safe and accessible waterways
1 August - Toughest truck compliance and enforcement regime in Australia secures historic fine

July 2014

30 July - Delivering better roads for South-Western Sydney
30 July - Sapphire to Woolgoolga upgrade ready to roll
29 July - $20 million project to improve safety and traffic flow at Roseville
29 July - NSW Coalition delivers Country Bridge Solutions
28 July - Call for tenders to build eastbound overpass for Maitland roundabouts
22 July - Historic $1.55 billion for council owned roads
16 July - Location locked in for new Shoalhaven crossing at Nowra
15 July - Encouraging community feedback on the NorthConnex Environmental Impact Statement
6 July - Australia's toughest truck compliance regime brings down speeding by more than 90 per cent
4 July - Experts develop highway upgrade koala management plan
1 July - Amalgamated Port Authority begins operation
1 July - First stage of Central Coast Highway Bridge at West Gosford completed
1 July - Fast tracking roads in Western Sydney: Upgrade milestones on Schofields Road and Richmond Road

June 2014

29 June - Easing congestion around Sydney Airport - $500M for ground transport solutions
25 June - More cars deemed safe for young drivers
24 June - Work to start on Mona vale Road upgrade
17 June - Regional NSW to receive $4 billion of $5.5 billion Roads, Maritime and Freight Budget
17 June - Faster journey times with $633 million Northern beaches transport action plan
17 June - Biggest roads, maritime and freight budget in NSW history: a record $5.5 billion
17 June - NSW Budget - The State of Freight
5 June - Port Macquarie-Hastings Council on notice over vital infrastructure
3 June - Work begins on $1.6 million cycleway for Centennial Park
3 June - Contract awarded for fast tracked Schofields Road upgrade

May 2014

30 May - NSW Government awards Stage One contract for Narellan Road
30 May - New milestones in delivering Western Sydney's infrastructure plan
30 May - Roads Minister congratulates Rotary on Sydney harbour Bridge flag records
30 May - Infrastructure expert appointed Chief of WestConnex
29 May - Bridges for the Bush: Preferred Route Announced for Tabulam Bridge
26 May - Statement on NorthConnex
21 May - Making life easier for motorists: licence and pink slip changes in NSW
19 May - Construction begins on new pedestrian bridge for Moore Park sports precinct|
16 May - Funding agreement to fast-track construction of WestConnex
14 May - Communities invited to NorthConnex Air Quality Forum
09 May - Preliminary work starts on new $12.2 million Tulladunna Bridge

April 2014

29 April - Delivering vital infrastructure for Kiama: Rose Valley Road Bridge officially opened
29 April - Princes Highway upgrade at Gerringong: Fern Street Bridge milestone
23 April - Freight at forefront of NSW economy 

March 2014

28 Mar - Statement from Roads Minister Duncan Gay
27 Mar - Delivering infrastructure: upgrading Mona Vale Road
26 Mar - 'Fixing Country Roads' in the Monaro
26 Mar - Illawarra roads funding at historic high
24 Mar - Weekend clearways start on Victoria Road at Rozelle
21 Mar - Hunter Expressway opens for business
20 Mar - Ministerial statement on Cootes Transport
17 Mar - Labor reminding us all why they can't deliver infrastructure
16 Mar - Building for the future: Go ahead for NorthConnex Motorway
13 Mar - Shortlist for M4 widening contract announced
6 Mar - Ministerial statement on Cootes Transport
6 Mar - Hunter Expressway will open to traffic in two weeks

February 2014

26 Feb - Delivering vital infrastructure: Tenders invited for Old Wallgrove Road upgrade
26 Feb - New pedestrian bridge for Moore Park sports precinct
25 Feb - Delivering the Sydney Clearways Strategy
21 Feb - NSW provides further support to National Heavy Vehicle Regulator
19 Feb - Work starts on upgrade of Bells Line Of Road
10 Feb - Cootes tankers called in for full compliance inspections in NSW
7 Feb - More defects found in Cootes Fleet
5 Feb - NSW Government’s $2.5 Million for Swansea Channel Dredging
4 Feb - Toughest heavy vehicle inspection regime in Australia

January 2014

16 Jan - Newcastle Inner City Bypass: Shortland to Sandgate complete
3 Jan - Stay safe on the road trip home this weekend
1 Jan - Lowest NSW road toll in nine decades

...2013 Ministerial media releases

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