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Minister for WestConnex Stuart Ayres and Federal Minister for Urban Infrastructure Paul Fletcher today welcomed the release of the Environmental Impact Statement for M4-M5 Link, which will bridge a major gap in Sydney’s road network and link two of Sydney’s busiest motorways.

The Turnbull Government will introduce the Road Vehicle Standards Bill into Parliament before the end of the year, with a view to it taking effect by 2019.

Minister for Small Business Michael McCormack and Minister for Urban Infrastructure Paul Fletcher are warning drivers to act immediately if they have certain Honda, Toyota, Nissan, BMW and Lexus vehicles with models sold between 1999 and 2006, which have “Alpha” airbags installed, as this type of airbag has been identified as posing an even more significant risk of injury or death.   

The Government has today released a comprehensive report from the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development on the progress and current status of the Takata airbag recall program. 

Monday, 07 August 2017 13:07

Media Release: Establishing WSA Co Limited

As shareholder Ministers, we are pleased to confirm the incorporation of the WSA Co Limited. This is the next significant step in the Government’s priority to deliver a second airport for Sydney.

With an investment of up to $5.3 billion in equity, WSA Co will operate as a Commonwealth Company, prescribed as a Government Business Enterprise.

Small Business Minister Michael McCormack has today issued a Safety Warning Notice to warn consumers of the possible risks presented by the use of vehicles fitted with Takata airbags.

"As Minister responsible for Consumer Affairs, my most important job is to protect Australian consumers’ safety," Mr McCormack said.

A renewed and refreshed Infrastructure Australia board, with wide experience across many areas of infrastructure, has been announced today.

The Pacific Motorway upgrade between Mudgeeraba and Varsity Lakes is a step closer with construction on an early works package starting this week.

Tunnelling on the New M4 has reached a major milestone with the first underground breakthrough achieved
this morning between two tunnelling sites at Concord.

The Turnbull Government is demanding urgent answers from vehicle manufacturers about their program to recall vehicles which include potentially faulty Takata airbags, following the recent tragic death of a motorist in Sydney, alleged by NSW police to be a Takata airbag deploying incorrectly.

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