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Key objectives and outcomes

Below is a summary of how the department delivers on its priorities matched with some example projects. It demonstrates how our key projects align with Advancing Queensland Priorities, and the Strategic Plan 2016–2020.

Advancing Queensland’s Priority

Keep Queenslanders healthy

Liveable regions and active cities

  • Develop the Queensland Cycling Action Plan 2017–2019
    Completed

  • Develop a 10-year Queensland Walking Strategy to guide investment
    In progress

Keep communities safe

Liveable regions and active cities

  • Deliver a five-point bus driver safety plan
    Completed

Customer focus

  • Deliver Step Up sessions to Queensland schools to discuss safe bus behaviour
    Completed

  • Collaborate with young Queenslanders to create a road safety campaign at Co-Lab
    Completed

Innovation

  • Release an enhancement to the QLDTraffic mobile app to report sightings of cassowaries near roads
    In progress

  • Contribute to the improvement of sign design to minimise the risk of certain types of signs spearing through vehicles
    In progress

  • Partner with Queensland Police to trial Hold the Red, an active collision prevention system using radar to detect vehicles that are about to run a red light
    In progress

Protect the Great Barrier Reef

Investing in the future

  • Deliver electric vehicle fast chargers along the Queensland Electric Super Highway from Cairns to Coolangatta
    Completed

  • Commence master planning for the priority ports of Gladstone, Townsville, Hay Point/Mackay and Abbot Point
    In progress

Innovation

  • Prepare for the testing phases of the Connected and Automated Vehicle Initiative pilots
    In progress

  • Partner with National Asset Centre of Excellence to research the carbon reduction for future initiatives
    Completed

  • Introduce the use of EME2 as an alternative to convention asphalt on projects
    Completed

Be a responsive government

Innovation

  • Prepare the pilot for the Digital Licence App to launch in late-2019
    In progress

  • Commence issuing new-look contactless licence cards for photo identification for persons over 15 years of age
    In progress

Liveable regions and active cities

  • Commence the War on Wrecks program to remove derelict and abandoned vessels from Queensland’s waters
    In progress

Customer Focus

  • Achieve International Customer Service Standard 2015–20 recertification
    Completed

  • Launch PrepL, an Australian-first online learning and assessment program
    Completed

  • Trial the Demand Response Transport service in Logan to increase accessibility to transport
    Completed

  • Design, build and implement Transport Talk—TMR’s community research panel
    Completed

Building prosperity

  • Develop a new National Notice for the Queensland’s Livestock Loading Scheme in conjunction with industry and the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator
    Completed

  • Continue reconstruction works through the NDRRA and DRFA.
    In progress

  • Assist the movement of over 1200 oversized loads of turbine equipment to Coopers Gap Wind Farm
    Completed

  • Deliver the 24 kilometre long western half of the $1.606 billion Toowoomba Second Range Crossing
    Completed