Calls for strategic maritime fleet

Unions and industry have put forward the case for the creation of an Australian maritime fleet that would offer strategic national interest benefits.

Data snapshot informs strategy

An unprecedented national picture of Australia’s freight and logistics supply chain could be on the horizon.

States announce automated vehicle programs

Coffs Harbour and Armidale in NSW will be the first regional areas in Australia to host a fully automated vehicle trial, while Tasmania announces an electric vehicle program in local government.

Councils look to budget for funding boost

A new $300 million a year community infrastructure fund and a boost to grants are among the measures local government are hoping to see in tonight’s federal budget.

You are about to land at Avalon International Airport

Avalon airport, between Melbourne and Geelong, has been struggling a little in recent years. But that will change soon. Budget Malaysian carrier AirAsia has announced it will move its twice daily Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur flights there from Tullamarine by the end of the year. Airport owners Linfox will build a new $20 million international […]

Councils go quiet over Adani airstrip controversy

In October 2017 Townsville City Council and Rockhampton Regional Council announced that they would jointly fund a $30 million airstrip for the Adani Carmichael coal mine in Central Queensland. The announcement was made even though the construction of the mine itself remains uncertain, and despite the fact that the airstrip is hundreds of kilometres from […]

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