The federal government has announced the details of its plan to improve the efficiency of freight transport networks throughout Australia.
Shadow Infrastructure Minister Anthony Albanese has announced if elected, Labor will bring funding forward for works on Linkfield Road overpass.
The federal government announced it will deliver an additional $2.2 billion in road safety funding for the Roads to Recovery Program, Black Spot Program and Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative.
Outback Way, a series of roads and dirt tracks running 2800 kilometres from Winton in QLD to Laverton in WA, will receive $160 million in funding from the Federal Government.
Local transport infrastructure plays a vital role in keeping road users safe and productive, but a new report has found billions of dollars are needed to maintain it.