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  • Domestic airline on time performance report released

    BITRE | 21 August 2014

    The Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport & Regional Economics has released its August report into on time domestic airline performance for the month of July. Statistics show that participating airlines averaged 83.5 per cent for on time departures and 82.1 per cent for on time arrivals.

  • New report into aviation growth and activity

    BITRE | 21 August 2014

    The Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport & Regional Economics has released its August report into domestic aviation activity. The report found that 4.49 million passengers were carried on 52,264 flights in Australia during the month of June.

  • Ravenswood Interchange unveiled

    Infrastructure | 20 August 2014

    Deigns for an innovative new interchange between Calder Highway and Calder Alternate Highway have been released. The $86 million interchange will reduce stop-start vehicle movements on the increasingly busy Calder Highway.

  • Sancrox Interchange works underway

    Infrastructure | 19 August 2014

    The first sod was officially turned on the Sancrox Road interchange project today. Part of the $110 million Oxley Highway to Kempsey upgrade, the new interchange will increase safety on the Pacific Highway through the construction of an overpass as well as service roads and roundabouts.

  • Notice to Consult issued for Western Sydney Airport

    Western Sydney Unit | 18 August 2014

    A notice to consult was formally issued to the Sydney Airport Group today in regards to an airport for Western Sydney. Consultations are expected to last nine months and will see formal discussions commence on 30 September.

  • $2.3 billion for Local Governments

    Local Government | 18 August 2014

    Up to $2.3 billion in funding will be going to Local Governments around Australia as part of the Financial Assistant Grant Programme for 2014–15. Councils will be able to spend the funding according to their own local needs and priorities including infrastructure, health and recreation.

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Last Updated: 21 August, 2014