TMR’s annual report is available online

People reading annual report

We are delighted to announce that the Department of Transport and Main Roads Annual Report and financial statements for 2016–17 are now available on our website. Our Annual Report is more than a statutory requirement for the department, it is an opportunity to take stock of the previous year, highlight our achievements, assess our progress … Read more

We don’t just help keep ships safe, we also protect one of the seven natural wonders of the world: The Great Barrier Reef.

People are often surprised at the variety of roles TMR offers and when it comes to unique work, you’d be hard pressed to find a job more interesting and challenging than what Nathan Best and his team do. As manager of Maritime Safety Queensland’s (MSQ) Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) operations centre in Cairns, Nathan and … Read more

Transport blueprint for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games released

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) reached a significant milestone in June with the release of a detailed plan addressing how athletes, officials, spectators and accredited Games workforce can reach event venues during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018). The GC2018 Transport Operations Plan (TOP) – which was jointly developed by the … Read more

I’m future-proofing tomorrow’s public transport from my home office, today

Navjeet Kaur is proof that spending time with your family doesn’t have to come at the cost of a fulfilling career. As manager of TMR’s Rail Planning team, Navjeet’s work is critical to identifying and securing the land corridors that will form the rail transport pathways of the future – no small feat. “I’ve been … Read more

4 Ps that make the Department of Transport and Main Roads a great place for an internship

My name’s Erlinda. As a post-graduate student at the University of Queensland, I was fortune to be a part of Communication Services team at the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) Queensland as an intern. I had a remarkable experience during my ten days internship with the team over the course of five weeks. … Read more

TMR leaders give their time for innovative “Shadow the CEO” program

Congratulations to Zoe Eather, Project Engineer from Customer Service, Safety and Regulation Division who is the successful 2017 candidate for this cutting edge program. The Shadow the CEO program is in its third year and allows the successful candidate to shadow our Director-General, Neil Scales, for one day per week for three months. Zoe says … Read more

QLDTraffic helps Queenslanders during disaster

Photo of a Road Closed sign in front of a road which is flooded

The landfall and aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Debbie marked the first opportunity for QLDTraffic – TMR’s new traffic and travel information service – to really prove itself during a major emergency on Queensland’s transport network. Built as a modern, flexible replacement for the old 131940 service, QLDTraffic includes a new website and smartphone app, as … Read more