Getting ready for a connected future

The digitisation of transport will change the environment in which Transport and Main Roads operates, and we are adapting our business in response. Innovation is a core value for my department, and I encourage our people to be agile, creative, and courageous in a rapidly changing world. As a part of this commitment to innovation, … Read more

Paving the way to equity

Countries with higher levels of gender equality have higher economic growth. Companies with more women on their boards have higher returns. Peace agreements that include women are more successful. Parliaments with more women take up a wider range of issues – including health, education, anti-discrimination, and child support.  – Ban Ki-moon When I started as Director … Read more

Bike week rides into Queensland

This week is Bike Week –the largest annual cycling festival in Queensland. Bike Week is organised by Bicycle Queensland and runs a program full of events both on and off the bike from 15 May to 22 May. Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) works collaboratively with various government departments, community organisations and groups … Read more

Fatality Free Friday

243 people died on Queensland’s roads last year, and many thousands more were injured. We at the Department of Transport and Main Roads are committed to reducing that terrible toll, both by engineering better roads and raising awareness of road safety. That is why we support Fatality Free Friday (FFF), a month-long campaign that highlights … Read more