New South Wales saw 35 fewer deaths and a reduction of 1160 serious injuries from crashes in 2018, the lowest in five years.
With the nation's power bills climbing steadily, Australians have switched to solar tripling photovoltaic capacity to 3775 megawatts last year.
Victoria has recorded its lowest number of road deaths since the state began tracking vehicle fatalities with 214 incidents reported last year.
Following its re-election in Victoria, the Andrews Labor Government has announced a new cabinet, including new appointments for the roads, transport and freight portfolios.
The Victorian Government has opened Expressions of Interest for the $200 million early works package on the North East Link and is also seeking builders for the $7-9 billion primary works.