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  • Domestic Airlines on-time performance above average in August

    Aviation | 19 September 2014

    The Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics reports that major domestic airlines in Australia performed better than the long term average for on-time arrivals and departures across all routes in August 2014. The average figures show 84.2 per cent for on time departures and 83.0 per cent for on time arrivals.

  • Revival of Enroute Scheme boosts regional air services

    Infrastructure | 16 September 2014

    The Enroute Charges Payment scheme, which will subsidise navigation charges on low volume air services, has been revived. The Scheme is now open for applications.

  • Road Fatalities Decrease

    Infrastructure | 15 September 2014

    The Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics, reports that overall road crash fatalities have significantly decreased over the past year.

    There has been a 7.1 per cent reduction in road deaths in comparison to the previous year ending August 2013.

  • Domestic Airfare Prices Remain Steady

    BITRE | 11 September 2014

    Price indexes from the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics show most of the usual seasonal patterns. Each month the Bureau collects data on domestic air travel prices across four fare classes, on the top 70 flight routes serviced by more than one airline.

  • Important Milestone for Toowoomba Second Range Crossing

    Infrastructure | 10 September 2014

    Proponents have been shortlisted through competitive process to submit project proposals for Toowoomba's Second Range Crossing. The $1.6 billion project, of which the Australian Government has committed up to $1.285 billion, gained a strong industry response for expressions of interest.

  • Earth Moves for Gateway Upgrade

    Infrastructure | 10 September 2014

    Works have begun for the $1 billion dollar Gateway Upgrade North project in Nudgee, Queensland. Hundreds of thousands of cubic metres of soil and rock will be moved over the next 12 months in preparation for the commencement of major construction mid next year.



Last Updated: 19 September, 2014