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Boost in Road Safety

Boost in Road Safety

Road Safety funding flows to Mallee

Great news for local roads in the region! Thanks to the Australian Government, new road safety upgrades and improvements will be delivered...

The Federal Member for Mallee Anne Webster said the funding will deliver crucial road safety improvements while also supporting shovel-ready construction activity.

Shared across the Mallee region a total of $10,224,000. The fund will cover new road safety upgrades and improvements, that will help to reduce the number of fatalities and serious injuries we see on our roads.

$5.64 million will be used to widen the roads, such as the Horsham-Kalkee Road, Dimboola-Rainbow road, the Nhill-Jeparit road, and the Murtoa-Glenorchy road.

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Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport, Scott Buchholz said "Making our roads safer is a critical component of our work to reduce deaths and serious injuries on our roads and move towards achieving 'vision zero'"

That's a goal of "zero" deaths or serious injuries on local roads by the year 2050.

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