2017 Ministerial media releases

December 2017

20 December - Coffs Harbour Bypass a step closer as strategic business case completed
18 December - Historic day on North Coast as Macksville becomes bypassed town
16 December - Community walkover for new Macksville Bridge
16 December - New crossing of Nambucca River - The Phillip Hughes Bridge
4 December - ‘Smart’ infrastructure on the way for Barton Highway
4 December - New emotive campaign to save country lives on country roads

November 2017

30 November - Works underway on Devils Pulpit highway upgrade
30 November - Christmas comes early to the Riverina
30 November - New electronic messaging signs to keep motorists moving on Pacific Highway
29 November - Kings Highway safer with $33 million upgrade completed
24 November - Have your say on new M5 Belmore Road Ramps at Riverwood
20 November - Toll relief: Free rego for drivers
17 November - $820 million upgrade of the Pacific Highway opens
14 November - Almost $3 billion worth of contracts awarded on the Woolgoolga to Ballina section of the Pacific Highway upgrade

October 2017

29 October - NorthConnex taking shape with opening of new M1 Bridge
27 October - New hub to drive jobs for Western Sydney infrastructure boom
25 October - Maintenance work on Morpeth Bridge complete
24 October - No halfway measures as Woolgoolga to Halfway Creek Pacific Highway upgrade opens to traffic
19 October - Registrations now open for digital driver licence trial
17 October - First stage of the F6 extension moving ahead
13 October - M1 Pacific Motorway upgrade: Tenders called for Beresfield intersection upgrade
10 October - Tear up the paper, learner driver log book goes digital

September 2017

18 September - Next stage of Pacific Highway Upgrade opens
15 September - Sydney Harbour Bridge cycleways
15 September - New electronic speed limit signs for Pacific Highway
14 September - Important licensing changes on the way for young drivers
6 September - Your life is priceless but you don't need to break the bank to buy the safest used car
4 September - 400+ Pacific Highway upgrade jobs on the way

August 2017

31 August - Western Sydney Aboriginal centre of excellence on track to open next year
25 August - Funding approved for Bolivia Hill Upgrade
18 August - New heavy vehicle rest area to boost safety on Hume Highway
17 August - Final bridge contracts awarded on Pacific Highway upgrade
17 August - Woolgoolga to Ballina jobs and investment wave rolls on
14 August - Community safety drives smarter disqualification laws

July 2017

31 July - Sydney Harbor Bridge will soon be more accessible for all
25 July - Waterfall Way draft corridor strategy now open for public comment
24 July - Local communities cash in on bridge building bonanza
24 July - A safer Great Western Highway following Hartley Valley upgrade
21 July - NSW Government committed to improved safety along the Newell Highway
19 July - New westbound lane to open on Marsh Street to ease congestion for motorists
18 July - Berry Bypass opens to traffic
18 July - Contract awarded for first stage of Echuca-Moama Bridge Project
16 July - First stage of WestConnex opens
12 July - Improved safety a step closer on Waterfall Way west of Bellingen
6 July - Digital boat licences set sail in NSW

June 2017

29 June - Motorists to see real time travel information in 42 key Sydney locations
27 June - More bridge building on the way for the Pacific Highway
26 June - M1 Princes Motorway upgrade takes another step forward
23 June - NSW 'Boating Now" Delivering in Oxley - and $17 million more opportunities to come
23 June - Waterfall Way safety improvements to start soon
20 June - NSW Budget: Berry to Bomaderry upgrade receives construction money
20 June - Budget delivers for western Sydney
20 June - Budget invests in Western NSW
20 June - Budget invests in southern Sydney
20 June - Budget delivers for Southern NSW
20 June - Budget boost for Northern NSW
20 June - Budget boost for the Illawarra and South Coast
20 June - Budget boost for the Hunter and Central Coast
20 June - Roads, Maritime and Freight budget delivers infrastructure and safety from the city to the bush
20 June - Billion dollar boost for Regional NSW
20 June - Soaring budget builds for the future
20 June - $12.1 billion public transport budget
19 June - Fix on the way for dangerous curve on Old Pacific Highway at Mooney Mooney Creek
16 June - Upgraded Mount Ousley heavy vehicle rest area now open
16 June - New bridges over the Clyde
16 June - $50 million budget boom for the Barton highway
13 June - NSW Budget: $1 Billion for Western Sydney Roads
9 June - Work starts on Bellingen main street upgrade
7 June - Golden Highway heavy vehicle rest area upgrades ramp up
5 June - Wildlife roost and nest along Woolgoolga to Ballina section of Pacific Highway upgrade
2 June - Route selected for new Dubbo Bridge

May 2017

30 May - Work continues to bust congestion along key corridors in Sydney's south
30 May - Key milestone for Tourle Street and Cormorant Road Duplication
29 May - Contractor named for the Northern Road and Bringelly Road upgrades
25 May - $30 million M5 Belmore Road Ramps at Riverwood a step closer
24 May - New Upper Warrell Creek Bridge a Step Closer
22 May - Koala fencing contract awarded for Woolgoolga to Ballina upgrade
3 May - Local contracts on Woolgoolga to Ballina = morelocal jobs

April 2017

24 April - Contract awarded for new Tabulam Bridge
19 April - Award of piling contract on the Pacific Highway to create 90 new jobs
12 April - Jobs unlocked in Western Sydney as Old Wallgrove Road upgrade completed
11 April - Massive conveyor to help fill Hornsby Quarry
11 April - State-first yellow line trial on highway upgrade
11 April - Work begins on Airport East project
6 April - Indigenous participation sought in Pacific Highway upgrade

March 2017

24 March - Jobs bonanza - tenders for components for 100+ bridges awarded
23 March - Boat licences set to sail digitally from June
22 March - $23 million delivered for Central Coast road upgrades
21 March - Upgrade of Great Western Highway at Kelso completed three months ahead of schedule
16 March - Action at last on Beaches link tunnel
15 March - Anzac Obelisk unveiled in Moore Park
14 March - New lanes to open on Pacific Highway at Cooperabung

February 2017

28 February - Contract awarded for final stage of Pimlico and Teven section of Pacific Highway upgrade
14 February - Contract awarded for Woolgoolga to Ballina service road
10 February - Cotton on the move in Carrathool
10 February - Final work on making Brighton better
9 February - Lendlease to deliver one-kilometre-long bridge on Pacific Highway
8 February - L-Platers win from logbook future
3 February - Update on Oxley Highway speed zone review

January 2017

24 January - Progress on the Glenbrook Intersection Upgrade
19 January - New home for ANZAC Obelisk at Moore Park
11 January - Towards Zero partnership with the Western Sydney Wanderers
6 January - Final Barton Highway Improvement Strategy released

...2016 Ministerial media releases

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