It’s Innovation Month

Throughout July, the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) is supporting our Commonwealth Government colleagues and celebrating Innovation Month 2016. With the theme Disrupt – Develop – Display, we think it’s a perfect fit with our drive to embed innovation across TMR. In my role as TMR’s Chief Engineer since 2010 and as Chief … Read more

Queensland to shine at the ITS World Congress 2016

  The World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITSWC) is one of the biggest global events in transport – and this October it’s coming to Melbourne, bringing 7000 delegates from about 60 countries worldwide. The 23rd annual ITSWC will run from October 10 to 14, focusing on innovation and technology – how they help solve our … Read more

TMR takes a stand against domestic violence

On average, one woman dies every week in Australia from domestic violence. Many hundreds more women, children and men are affected. This cannot be right! As the Queensland Government CEO Champion against domestic violence, I am determined that TMR, one of the State’s largest departments, will do its part to raise awareness of domestic violence … Read more

From little things, big things grow – NAIDOC week

To quote the iconic song from Paul Kelly and Kev Carmody – From little things, big things grow. My name is Frank Waria, and I am a human resources officer. I have been with TMR since late 2008. I was born in Brisbane, but grew up in Cherbourg at an Aboriginal mission near Murgon for … Read more