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Key Activities

Transport Infrastructure to drive economic growth, social inclusion and meet climate change challenges

• Established State owned Company to maintain Rail Services
• Annual Road Safety plans
• Regional Integrated Transport Plans (South, North, Cradle Coast)
• Passenger Transport Framework
• 20 Year Midland Highway Strategy
• Commonwealth funding of $800 million secured for road/rail to 2013-14

• Develop Intelligent Transport System Strategy
• Revitalise Hobart Port - gateway to Antarctica, cruise ships
• Brighton Transport Hub
• Midland Highway safety upgrades
• Murchison Highway upgrades
• Park & Rides - Glenorchy, Kingston, Clarence
• New cycleway projects
• Rail upgrades
• Community Road Projects


• Coordinate road delivery across three levels of government
• Implement commercial model to deliver roads
• Review integrated regional transport plans
• Bell Bay Port expansion
• Complete Brighton Bypass
• Continue Midland / Murchison highway upgrades
• Upgrade key Northern Freight Routes


• New Bridgewater Bridge
• Assess privatising rail services
• Complete Bagdad Bypass
• Assess upgrade of Brooker Highway to three lanes
• Integrated bus ticketing


Benefits for all Tasmanians

  • Safe Transport
  • Efficient, fair priced road and rail freight services
  • Reliable fair price passenger services
  • Statewide cycleway network
  • Roads, rail delivered on commercial basis
  • Infrastructure funded sustainably
  • Cost reflective pricing
  • Improved health and lifestyle