Are you up to the challenge?

We’ve amazed our researchers, industry is next. Hot on the heels of the successful Research MIXr held on 9 June, TMR is off and running with its second collaboration, to be held in October this year. I announced the Industry MIXr, TMR’s next innovation event, the at the Asphalt and Pavement Association of Australia (APAA) … Read more

What lies beneath?

Today is World Hydrography Day, the day on which the International Hydrographic Organisation (IHO) celebrates the achievements of hydrographic surveyors. These are the men and women whose skills and equipment keep seafarers and ships safe, ports functioning and trade happening by making sure we have an accurate picture of what lies beneath the surface of … Read more

QTRIP – a roadmap to a stronger Queensland

The Department of Transport and Main Roads has always played a vital role in building Queensland, and this week’s State Budget highlights the value and importance of the work we do to keep Queensland moving. This Budget has a strong focus on infrastructure, innovation and job creation as economic drivers – and our work is … Read more

We’ve never seen anything like this from Government before…

Last week, TMR hosted the inaugural Transport MIXr – an event focused on ‘no obligation innovation’ – encouraging collaboration between TMR and Queensland-based researchers to change the way we approach problem solving. The time has come to break traditional thought patterns and forge new relationships to solve existing problems, and partnerships between the knowledge experts … Read more

I bought a U-Boat for one euro: The Autumn Leadership Lecture Series

TMR Director General Neil Scales champions the department’s Learning and Development at every opportunity, and recently delivered the Director General’s Autumn Leadership Lecture series. Neil is passionate about exploring new ways to enrich the department’s learning options, and the series involved four one hour lectures, which covered: Authentic leadership – a discussion on the fundamentals … Read more

Reconciliation Week: Our history, our story, our future

With the theme our history, our story, our future, National Reconciliation Week gives us an opportunity to our national identity and the place of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures and rights in our nation’s story. The nature of our work in Transport and Main Roads means we have a significant footprint in regional … Read more