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Media Release - Road fatalities hit record low - Monday 18 August 2014

For the first time, the Australian road fatality rate has fallen below 5.0 deaths per 100,000 people.   New statistics from the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) confirm the record low in Australia road deaths and show that in the last 12 months there has been a nine per cent reduction in road deaths.   The update also found that all jurisdictions have seen a reduction in deaths over the last five years—ranging from 13 per cent in Victoria to 38 per... »

Transcript of Interview - 891 ABC Radio with Matthew Abraham and David Bevan - Thursday 14 August 2014

  MATTHEW ABRAHAM:       Jamie Briggs, Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, welcome to the programme.   JAMIE BRIGGS:         Good morning.   MATTHEW ABRAHAM:       Listening to that, how do you square up what those people are saying, and that is that you and your government are out of touch, with you and your good friend Joe Hockey's statements?   J... »

Joint Media Release - Briggs/Gay - Fixing the M4: Key milestones in delivering WestConnex - Wednesday 13 August 2014

  Federal Assistant Minister for Infrastructure Jamie Briggs and NSW Roads Minister Duncan Gay today announced key milestones in the delivery of the world class motorway for Western Sydney including the release of the M4 Widening Environmental Impact Statement.   The M4 Widening is part of WestConnex, Australia’s biggest urban road project which will provide greater Sydney with a continuous free flowing motorway.   Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Developmen... »

Statement - Retirement of Mayor Kym McHugh - Wednesday 13 August 2014

  I am sorry to hear that Alexandrina Council Mayor Kym McHugh will not be seeking re-election at the upcoming local government elections in November.   In his 19 years as Mayor, Kym has made a significant contribution to the Alexandrina Council and, while it will be sad to see him go, I can appreciate his desire to spend more time with his family, and working on his business.   Kym is a pillar of the community whose legacy will not be forgotten.   The Alexandrina Co... »

Joint Media Release - Briggs/Mullighan - Torrens Road to River Torrens Major Works EOI released - Wednesday 13 August 2014

Expressions of Interest (EOI) to prequalified industry groups are released tomorrow for major works on the Torrens Road to River Torrens project.   Once tenderers provide responses to the call, submissions will be evaluated, with shortlisted tenderers invited by late October 2014 to participate in the next stage of the procurement process.   Tenderers will be required to submit an Industry Participation Plan to be assessed by the Office of the Industry Advocate, which will also pro... »

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