21 December 2015
More New Year’s Eve revellers will be able to take advantage of free public transport this year,with services starting at 6pm for the first time.
The Transport Minister Stephen Mullighan said the earlier start would encourage more people to leave the car at home.
20 December 2015
The tender to construct the $620 million Darlington upgrade project has been awarded to Gateway South - a joint venture between Fulton Hogan and Laing O’Rourke.
Announcing the successful tender in Adelaide today, Minister for Major Projects Paul Fletcher said he had also given in-principle agreement to extend the scope of the Darlington project by approximately one kilometre, to north of Tonsley Boulevard.
15 December 2015
The Australian and South Australian Governments have shortlisted two bidders to tender for the design and construction of the $985 million Northern Connector project.
Lend Lease will tender for the works in its own right while the other bidder is a joint venture between Leighton Contractors and York Civil.
12 December 2015
Another major intersection will be included in the Torrens Road to River Torrens upgrade of the North-South Corridor extending the non-stop motorway by approximately one kilometre. The lowered South Road motorway will now be extended north of the Torrens Road intersection meaning traffic will now avoid six sets of traffic lights and a level crossing.
10 December 2015
The Belair and Seaford railway lines will temporarily close this holiday season to allow for essential maintenance upgrades.
The Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said the closures were being timed to coincide with quieter periods on the rail network and substitute buses would replace all services.
07 December 2015
Construction has begun on a new $2 million pedestrian and cycling bridge across the River Torrens in West Hindmarsh.
Federal Minister for Major Projects Paul Fletcher said the bridge was part of the $896 million Torrens Road to River Torrens Project, which is supporting about 480 jobs a year during construction.
“This bridge will deliver important pedestrian and cycling links across the River Torrens, which will provide access and improve safety,” Mr Fletcher said.
07 December 2015
The State Government has welcomed the Federal Government’s decision to match funding for the much-needed $18 million upgrade of the Kangaroo Island airport.
Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said after months of lobbying, it was pleasing to see the Commonwealth commit to partnering with the State Government to deliver the project.
07 December 2015
Better access to country saleyards and grain silos are among the projects to be delivered with almost $20 million in funding for country roads in the 2015-16 Mid-Year Budget Review (MYBR).
Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said the $19.2 million package would deliver a series of ‘last mile’ projects identified in a 90-day transport review completed earlier this year.
07 December 2015
The future of train services on the Outer Harbor line has been secured with a $4 million investment to upgrade the Port River rail bridge in the 2015-16 Mid-Year Budget Review (MYBR).
Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said another $2.4 million would be spent on critical works for the Inverbrackie Creek Bridge in Woodside, bringing the total investment in critical bridge works to $6.4 million.
04 December 2015
A public education campaign highlighting the life-saving potential of personal flotation devices will start in South Australia this weekend.
Transport Minister Stephen Mullighan said the campaign would encourage more people to wear PFDs, commonly called lifejackets, in a bid to save lives on the water this summer.
04 December 2015
Boat operators are being encouraged to put safety first before heading out on the water this summer as the weather starts to warm up.
The Transport Minister Stephen Mullighan said with hot conditions forecast for the weekend many would grab the chance to take the boat out.
24 November 2015
Works on a $1 million road maintenance project to upgrade a key section of Regency Road are set to begin tomorrow.
The Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said the project involved upgrading a 1.5 kilometre stretch from Hampstead Road in Broadview to Main North Road in Sefton Park.
20 November 2015
Free public transport will be on offer For Those About to Rock at tomorrow night’s AC/DC world tour concert at Adelaide Oval.
Transport Minister Stephen Mullighan said Rock ‘n’ Roll Trains would be in full motion, along with extra buses and trams.
12 November 2015
Works have started or will soon begin on more than 150 kilometres of South Australian roads under the State Government’s $165 million Budget stimulus package.
The Transport and Infrastructure Minister said regional areas would benefit most from the works, which will boost productivity and improve safety, while supporting hundreds of jobs.
17 November 2015
More than five kilometres of two major arterial roads servicing Adelaide’s southern suburbs will upgraded with more than $600,000 of works starting this evening.
The Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said more than four kilometres of South Road in Aldinga will be rehabilitated and about 1.3 kilometres of Marion Road in Marion.
16 November 2015
The first of four new River Murray ferries will depart the Morgan dockyard this morning to make the journey to its new home in Lyrup
Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said the new steel-hulled ferry would replace the ageing timber-hulled ferry at the Lyrup river crossing near Berri.
06 November 2015
Tesla’s brand-new Autopilot technology will be among the latest vehicle technologies on display at the Torrens Parade Ground today as part of the International Driverless Cars Conference.
The Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said the event would mark the finale of Australia’s first driverless cars conference.
05 November 2015
A South Australian company has won the $3 million contract to upgrade the intersection of Marion and Sturt roads ahead of major works on the North-South Corridor Darlington Upgrade.
Minister for Major Projects Paul Fletcher said the Australian and South Australian governments were pleased to announce that York Civil had been awarded the contract.
04 November 2015
The first vehicle to go through on-road driverless car testing in the Southern Hemisphere has arrived in Adelaide ahead of this weekend’s historic demonstration trials on the Southern Expressway.
The Volvo XC90 was unveiled in Adelaide’s Riverbank Precinct signalling the final countdown to the milestone of the Australian Driverless Vehicle Initiative, coordinated by ARRB Group.
28 October 2015
The State Opposition is attempting to manufacture criticism of South Australia’s new cycling laws with a potentially misleading survey targeting Liberal Party followers.
The Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said the survey appeared to get the basic facts of the law changes wrong and didn’t provide any of the detail of the laws that the Government consultation process in March gave to the general public.
27 October 2015
The State Opposition has been embarrassed into admitting it has no position on South Australia’s new cycling laws, almost a year after they were announced.
In January, the Premier Jay Weatherill announced new laws would be introduced allowing for cycling on footpaths and minimum overtaking distances for cyclists.
26 October 2015
A company with a history of award-winning projects in South Australia has won the contract to construct the O-Bahn City Access Project.
McConnell Dowell will design and build the $160 million tunnel project, engaging a South Australian company making the transition from automotive to advanced manufacturing for a key role in the construction.
Changes to road rules setting a minimum distance for overtaking cyclists and allowing all age cycling on footpaths will take effect tomorrow.
The Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said the changes encouraged all road users to better share the road, while also maintaining pedestrians’ safety on footpaths.
21 October 2015
Expressions of interest in constructing the $985 million Northern Connector road project in South Australia were called for today.
Federal Minister for Major Projects Paul Fletcher said interested bidders can now nominate to be considered to design and construct the new six-lane, 15.5 kilometre link between the Northern Expressway, the South Road Superway and the Port River Expressway.
20 October 2015
More than four hectares of former railway land in Angaston will be transferred to The Barossa Council to extend recreational facilities and preserve the historic station.
The Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said transferring the 4.18 hectare Angaston Railway Station Yard would improve community access to the area including the shared use path.
19 October 2015
TENDERS opened today for a major upgrade of the first section of the 210 kilometre main access road between Pukatja (Ernabella) and Umuwa in South Australia’s Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said the works will include formation and sheeting of 43 kilometres of the road in the far north west of the state.
09 October 2015
New rules that encourage all road users to better share the road and reduce the number of accidents between cyclists and motorists will come into affect on October 25.
The changes will allow cyclists of all ages to ride on footpaths, and prescribe a ‘One Metre Rule’ as a safe distance for motorists overtaking cyclists on the road.
08 October 2015
Train spotters will be in their element this weekend when South Australia’s vintage “Red Hen” railcars return to the tracks for the annual Port Festival. Transport Minister Stephen Mullighan said the iconic trains would come out of retirement to operate shuttle services between the Port Adelaide Railway Museum and the Adelaide Railway Station.
29 September 2015
More than $400,000 is being spent improving safety on the Limestone Coast with resurfacing works scheduled to start on six road sections.
The Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said the Riddoch Highway, Princes Highway and the Glenelg River Road had been targeted for the upgrades.
23 September 2015
Truck drivers who flout speed limits and fail to use a low gear on the South Eastern Freeway will face tougher penalties, including imprisonment, under laws being drafted by the State Government.
A new mandatory truck inspection regime will also be developed to crack down on unroadworthy trucks.
22 September 2015
In an Australian first, laws allowing for the on-road trials of driverless cars will be introduced in the South Australian parliament this week.
The Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan will introduce a Bill allowing for ‘real-life’ testing of the technology, positioning the state at the forefront of an industry projected to be worth $90 billion in 15 years.
19 September 2015
Participants in this year’s City to Bay Fun Run will be able to take advantage of extra public transport services tomorrow.
The Transport Minister Stephen Mullighan said extra trams and special shuttle buses would cater for tens of thousands of participants and spectators expected to attend the event.
08 September 2015
The future of the South Australian Volunteer Firefighters Museum has been secured with a 50-year lease on State Government land in Naracoorte.
The Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said the museum had been searching for a suitable location for several years.
“The museum has been located in a temporary sheds and shipping containers at the Naracoorte Showgrounds since 2004,” Mr Mullighan said.
08 September 2015
World renowned speakers from around the world, including France, the United Kingdom, Sweden and the United States will headline Australia’s first ever driverless car conference.
Transport Minister Stephen Mullighan said international experts, public and private sector leaders, academics, researchers and engineers representing all aspects of driverless car technology will gather in Adelaide from November 5.
03 September 2015
More than 20,000 people are expected to use public transport to get to the Royal Adelaide Show, avoiding the hassle of finding and paying for a park when the event begins this Friday.
Transport Minister Stephen Mullighan said dedicated shuttle trains would operate between the Adelaide Railway Station and the Adelaide Showground station at night and on weekends during the 10 days of the Show.
31 August 2015
The Australian and South Australian Governments are wasting no time delivering the Darlington Interchange Upgrade by today opening the tender call for an early works project on the intersection of Sturt and Marion roads.
Assistant Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Jamie Briggs said the $3 million upgrade will reduce travel delays and boost the productive capacity of the local network.
“This project will also provide an alternative option for motorists when major construction begins on the Darlington Upgrade later this year to streamline the flow of traffic,” Mr Briggs said.
“The $620 million Darlington Upgrade will slash travel times for tens of thousands of motorists, boost freight efficiency and support about 370 jobs during construction.
“This project is another example of the Australian and South Australian Governments delivering on our shared plan to create new jobs and grow the economy so everyone can prosper.”
South Australian Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said approximately 69,000 vehicles used the intersection each day.
27 August 2015
The State Government has committed to continue funding Overland passenger rail services between Adelaide and Melbourne.
The Transport Minister Stephen Mullighan said South Australia would provide more than $1 million over the next three years to operator Great Southern Rail to continue running two return services a week.
27 August 2015
The State Government has released a detailed analysis of the O-Bahn City Access Project, including the response to extensive consultation with community and stakeholders.
Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said the Project Impact Report signalled the next stage of the project, which will support about 450 jobs during design and construction.
08 August 2015
More than 26,000 extra vehicles are using the Southern Expressway on weekdays since the State Government completed the duplication of the road.
The Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said before the duplication, 39,690 vehicles were using the expressway on weekdays.
23 July 2015
There’s been a big increase in the number of passengers taking public transport in Adelaide, with an extra three million trips recorded in the past financial year.
The Transport Minister Stephen Mullighan said the increase was in part due to passengers flocking to the train network.
“Almost 67 million passenger trips were recorded across our bus, train and tram networks in 2014/15 – the largest ever patronage figures in the network’s history,” Mr Mullighan said.
23 July 2015
Almost 30 travel time signs will be activated on key arterial roads today giving motorists and truck drivers real time information on traffic flows on these roads
The Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said the signs used state-of-the-art technology developed by the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure.
“As vehicles pass through major intersections, Bluetooth signals are detected by receivers on the traffic lights,” he said.
20 July 2015
Adelaide rail commuters have demonstrated a strong show of support for public transport in the latest Canstar Blue survey of city trains.
The Transport Minister Stephen Mullighan said the train network had received a four-star rating for seven out of the eight categories.
“Customers gave Adelaide a score of four out of five for nearly every classification including the overall satisfaction category,” Mr Mullighan said.
20 July 2015
Liverpool fans may never walk alone and tonight there will be no need to travel alone either with free public transport to the historic Adelaide Oval clash with Adelaide United.
The Transport Minister Stephen Mullighan said Adelaide Metro would provide additional buses, as well as increased frequency train and tram services for ticket holders
16 July 2015
About 3000 tonnes of steel is being fabricated in South Australia in preparation for construction of Stage Two of the Convention Centre redevelopment.
The Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said South Australian industry was playing a key role in the project with vital components being sourced and manufactured locally.
14 July 2015
Construction has begun on an $11.3 million upgrade of the inner city ring route to ease congestion and cater for an expected increase in traffic during construction of the Torrens to Torrens project.
Assistant Federal Infrastructure and Regional Development Minister Jamie Briggs said the upgrade would reduce delays for more than 70,000 drivers who use the Torrens Road intersection each day and more than 40,000 using Park and Fitzroy terraces
10 July 2015
Construction of the Darlington Upgrade on the North South Corridor is a step closer after two bidders were shortlisted to tender for the $620 million project.
One bidder is Gateway South, a consortium consisting of a joint venture between Fulton Hogan Construction and Laing O’Rourke. The other is Lend Lease, which is tendering in its own right.
Federal Assistant Infrastructure and Regional Development Minister Jamie Briggs said the Darlington upgrade was an important project for southern commuters.
06 July 2015
The redevelopment of the old Royal Adelaide Hospital site will be boosted by the extension of a tram line along North Terrace and into East Terrace.
The Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said the final alignment of the EastLINK tram was revealed in the revised Integrated Transport and Land Use Plan released today.
03 July 2015
Steven Marshall has been forced into an embarrassing backflip on infrastructure, claiming in his Budget reply speech that investment in infrastructure was “another great source of productivity” and that “infrastructure creates jobs”.
Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said Mr Marshall’s epiphany in parliament yesterday was completely at odds with the policies the Liberal leader took to last year’s State Election.
Marshall backflips on infrastructure
28 June 2015
Construction of the first new South Eastern Freeway interchange in almost 20 years has begun.
The long-anticipated project will involve the construction of on and off ramps in both directions at Bald Hills Road after a competitive tender was awarded to South Australian business, Bardavcol.
26 June 2015
Set sail for the Adelaide Boat Show this weekend and you can show off your seamanship or cast away your landlubber status by sitting a boat licence test.
The Department for Planning, Transport and Infrastructure will again give boaties the chance to sit the test at the event at Wayville Showground.
Don’t be a landlubber: sit your boat licence at the Adelaide Boat Show
25 June 2015
The State Government continues to lead the nation on changing behaviour across the heavy vehicle industry with new laws to come into effect today targeting rogue truck drivers.
South Australia will be the first state in Australia to give police the discretion to notify either a heavy vehicle operator or a registered owner if a driver commits a serious traffic offence.
22 June 2015
The State Government will fund the renewal of the State’s River Murray ferry fleet with a $6 million investment over the next four years.
The Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said the ferries were a vital part of the road network for River Murray towns.
10 June 2015
The State Government has released its revised plans for the O-Bahn City Access Project,
taking into account the extensive consultation with the community and stakeholders, such as
the Adelaide City Council.
The Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said the consultation had shown
people understood the need to address the primary objectives of the project to:
- Reduce delays and improve reliability for O-Bahn passengers;
- Remove more than 1000 O-Bahn buses from the Hackney Road/Dequetteville Terrace intersection;
- Reduce congestion for vehicles on the City Ring Route; and
- Significantly improve travel times for more than 30,000 O-Bahn passengers and more than 70,000 vehicles which currently navigate the Hackney Road/Botanic Road intersection every day.
04 June 2015
The State Government has announced the terms of reference for a wide-ranging review of the
taxi and chauffeur vehicle industry.
The Transport Minister Stephen Mullighan said the review created an opportunity to develop
better, more consistent service standards for passengers and to deliver better remuneration
and working conditions for drivers.
04 June 2015
Primary producers will reap new productivity benefits with the approval of quad road trains on
sections of the Stuart and Olympic Dam highways.
The Transport Minister Stephen Mullighan said the approval delivered on a key
recommendation from the State Government’s 90-day review into agricultural transport.
22 May 2015
The South Australian Government has secured a commitment by federal, state and territory
transport ministers to fast-track the introduction of new roadworthiness laws for heavy vehicles.
The Transport Minister Stephen Mullighan raised the proposal to prioritise the strengthening of
chain of responsibility laws at today’s Transport and Infrastructure Council meeting in Sydney.
02 May 2015
The redeveloped Adelaide Oval has been nationally recognised winning Best Tourism and Leisure Development at the Property Council of Australia, Innovation and Excellence Awards night.
The Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said the awards recognised exceptional world class developments.
"This award is further confirmation of what many South Australians already knew after attending the Oval for a sporting or concert event," he said.
30 April 2015
Almost 500 jobs will be supported through the construction of the Torrens Road to River Torrens, North-South Corridor upgrade.
The State and Federal governments yesterday announced that the tender for the improved Torrens Road to River Torrens project would go to a consortium, T2T Alliance, made up of three companies, including a South Australian company
29 April 2015
Motorists will travel non-stop even further along South Road between Torrens Road and the River Torrens after a competitive tender provided greater value for money to taxpayers.
The tender for the $896 million project will be awarded to an alliance consisting of Leighton Contractors, Aurecon Australia and South Australian company York Civil.
28 April 2015
The State Government is pushing ahead on increasing the transparency of the public transport system by giving bus, train and tram passengers better access to on-time running statistics.
From today customers will be available to view weekly statistics on the performance of public transport services simply by accessing the Adelaide Metro website.
The Transport Minister Stephen Mullighan said the initiative was aimed at improving the amount of information provided to passengers about the services they use.
24 April 2015
The State Government will again provide extra public transport services before dawn to cater for expected record attendances of ceremonies for this year’s Anzac Day Centenary.
Extra train and bus services will start as early as 4.30am for passengers heading to dawn services, while the tram service will begin operation from 5.00am.
The Transport Minister Stephen Mullighan said a larger crowd was expected this year for the city Dawn Service and Anzac Day March to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings.
17 April 2015
Time is running out to submit a Mid North project for a chance to share in tens of thousands of dollars under the State Government’s Fund My Idea scheme.
The Acting Regional Development Minister Stephen Mullighan said there was only a week left for people to suggest a project for consideration.
14 April 2015
The world’s largest container shipping company has shown a vote of confidence in South Australian trade and industry by announcing the start of a direct service to Adelaide.
Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan will launch the Maersk Line direct service this morning at Outer Harbor.
2 April 2015
The State Government is putting on more free bus services direct to Adelaide Oval for the 2015 AFL season.
Other changes for 2015 include starting services earlier than last year and providing extra bus stops in the city and North Adelaide.
29 March 2015
An improved design for the $620 million Darlington Upgrade on the North-South Corridor has been unveiled and released for public consultation.
The alternative design will now allow thousands of motorists who use Flagstaff Hill Road and Main South Road every day the ability to use the non-stop motorway to avoid three sets of traffic lights.
26 March 2015
It’s been revealed more jobs could be lost if the Federal Government pushes ahead with its short-sighted plans to control the skies above suburban Adelaide out of Melbourne.
Last month it was revealed the Coalition Government planned to shift up to 20 terminal controllers to Melbourne, where they would do the same job of guiding the planes to and from the Adelaide, Parafield and Edinburgh airports.
25 March 2015
One year on from the completion of its redevelopment, the Adelaide Oval has proven itself as a sporting and entertainment venue that continues to captivate Australia and the world. Adelaide Oval was host to more than 1.69 million sporting and music fans in its first year including more than a million AFL fans.
19 March 2015
Time is running out to have your say on proposed changes to laws relating to cycling in South Australia. The Transport Minister Stephen Mullighan said so far more than 1200 people and organisations had provided feedback.
The changes form part of the government’s response to recommendations made by the Citizen’s Jury, which considered how cyclists and motorists could better share the road.
18 March 2015
Members of the public are being encouraged to find out more about the State Government’s O-Bahn city tunnel project with the first in a series of public workshops being held today. A four-hour information session begins at Tea Tree Plaza Library at 3:00 p.m. giving the community a chance to speak face-to-face with the project team on the proposal details.
10 March 2015
Work has begun on a $1.2 million upgrade of almost three kilometres of the Laura to Gladstone Road as part of the State Government’s road maintenance program.
The Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said a 2.8 kilometre section of the road was being upgraded to improve safety in the Mid North.
02 March 2015
The State Government’s efforts to renew the Port Adelaide precinct are paying off with a number of projects already revitalising the area.
The Premier is hosting today’s Cabinet meeting in Port Adelaide - the second in a series of metropolitan Cabinet meetings being held this year.
25 February 2015
Premier Jay Weatherill and Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan have unveiled a revised $160 million proposal for a guided bus tunnel from Hackney Road to the city.
The State Government’s proposal will provide quicker, more reliable access for O-Bahn buses into the city and will reduce congestion on Adelaide’s Inner City Ring Route.
23 February 2015
The State Government’s first electrified rail line has transported more than four million passengers in the year since it began operating.
The Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said the Seaford line had taken a total of 4.18 million passengers since February 23 last year when the extended line opened.
17 February 2015
South Australians will be able to talk directly to key decision-makers about public transport during a two-hour phone-in session this Thursday night, February 19.
Premier Jay Weatherill, Transport Minister Stephen Mullighan and senior executives from the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure will field calls from 5.30pm to 7.30pm.
17 February 2015
Tens of thousands of football fans will be able to make the most of free public transport for the huge clash between Liverpool and Adelaide United at the Adelaide Oval.
The State Government has been negotiating with the organisers on public transport arrangements for the July 20 match.
16 February 2015
A year after the opening of a dedicated train station servicing the Adelaide Showground, more than 110,000 passengers have flocked to use the facility.
The Transport Minister Stephen Mullighan said on average 224 people were using the station every weekday making it one of the most popular stations on our suburban network.
13 February 2015
Vital works to secure the future of the Coober Pedy airstrip have been completed ahead of schedule.
The continuation of commercial flights to the Outback opal town was contingent on the State Government’s $1.3 million project to widen the runway from 18 metres wide to 30 metres.
13 February 2015
The iconic Adelaide Oval has scored a hat-trick of record cricket crowds in the first summer since the stadium’s redevelopment was completed.
And the record-breaking run is set to continue when the oval hosts arguably the biggest match of the ICC World Cup pool rounds.
12 February 2015
Driving on the Augusta Highway will soon be safer at night as work begins on better lighting at a key intersection.
The Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said works would begin today on the installation of road lighting at a staggered intersection in Redhill.
10 February 2015
Motorists in the Fleurieu Peninsula, Riverland and Murray Mallee regions will have a safer journey when a $2.8m project to upgrade key roads is complete.
The Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said 23 sites had been identified for the resurfacing works, which began this week.
Almost $3m for road safety in Fleurieu, Riverland and Murray Mallee
03 February 2015
Thousands of One Direction fans will have Midnight Memories of free transport when they attend the supergroup’s concert at AAMI Stadium later this month.
The government will operate free ‘1D’ express bus services before and after the concert to ensure the boy band’s fans won’t be Up All Night.
15 January 2015
Work has commenced on a $1.3 million upgrade of the Coober Pedy airstrip to help secure the future of commercial flights to the popular Outback town.
The Transport and Infrastructure Minister, Stephen Mullighan, announced the funding in November in response to new Civil Aviation Safety Authority requirements which could have ended passenger air services to Coober Pedy.
13 January 2015
The South Australian Government has welcomed the introduction of a new website to report on road conditions around the state.
The Report a Road website is an initiative of the RAA and encourages all road users – motorists, cyclists and pedestrians – to notify of any issues they might come across.
12 January 2015
Bus passengers Adelaide Hills will experience an exciting new way of reaching their destination from today when Adelaide Metro’s latest double decker bus takes to the road.
Transport Minister Stephen Mullighan said the busy Hills T840 was chosen for Adelaide’s second double decker bus in the fleet to provide extra seats for the highly patronised route.
12 January 2015
The Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, Stephen Mullighan, has welcomed the Deputy State Coroner’s findings into the tragic deaths of James Venning and John Posnakidis.
"We will be working constructively with industry, the community and different levels of government in carefully considering the recommendations outlined in the Deputy Coroner’s findings," Mr Mullighan said.