The Federal Government will invest $2 billion towards a fast rail between Geelong and Melbourne as part of its Plan for Australia’s Future Population, cutting the 80km journey in half to 32 minutes.
Local governments have received funding approval through the Federal Government's Regional Growth Fund.
Construction has been completed on a $3.5 million four-leg roundabout at the Tomakin Road and George Bass Drive intersection.
A contract has been awarded to an Alice Springs-based firm to deliver 15 kilometres of sealing works on The Northern Territory's Barkly Stock Route.
Construction is ramping up on Inland Rail in Central West New South Wales, with the first $20 million steel rail contract from Liberty Steel’s Whyalla steelworks successfully delivered.