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Our future state: Advancing Queensland's Priorities

The Queensland Government objectives guide TMR’s strategic direction and provides a framework to support the department to deliver on its strategic objectives.

TMR contributes to the Queensland Government’s objectives for the community Our Future State: Advancing Queensland’s Priorities by leading significant projects and initiatives with the aim to support and improve the quality of life of all Queenslanders. Some of the departments achievements are noted below under each government objective.


Queensland Government objectives diagram

Queensland Government objectives diagram

Create jobs in a strong economy

  • The Queensland Transport and Roads Investment Program continues to support the ongoing delivery and maintenance of state-controlled road upgrades supporting the local economy through community employment.
  • TMR continues to provide network and training opportunities to the indigenous community to support improved social and economic outcomes:
    • RoadTek Indigenous Trainee Program
    • Indigenous Employee Network
    • Indigenous Australian Science and Infrastructure Development School.

Keep Queenslanders healthy

  • Completed BikeHack19, Australia’s first bicycle riding hackathon
  • Completed the first ever Queensland Walking Summit
  • TMR staff participated in the My Health for Life program.

Keep communities safe

  • Commenced the Community Road Safety Grants Scheme, allocating over $14.3 million to implement 346 road safety initiatives.
  • Completed three online campaigns, ‘Settle down stallion’, ‘Chin up, phone down’ and ‘Road to zero’, which together reached 12 million people.
  • Continued to train Senior Network Officers to tackle fare evasion, and be the face of revenue protection, customer service and safety on the TransLink network.

Protect the Great Barrier Reef

  • Commenced the National Asset Centre of Excellence partnership with ARRB Research project P106 which measures the carbon reduction potential from the NACoE program.
  • Commenced the implementation of Sustainable Ports Development Act 2015 and master planning for the priority ports of Gladstone, Townsville, Hay Point / Mackay and Abbot Point.

Be a responsive government

  • Commenced the Digital Licence App pilot (formerly known as the Digital Wallet) to support making Queensland Government services easy to use.
  • Completed improvements for customers using self-service channels through new and improved services such as:
    • ability to apply for a disability parking permit online
    • online registration transfer service
    • online safety certificates.

Strategic Plan 2016–2020

From 1 July 2018, the Strategic plan will:

  • ensures we meet our vision and purpose of ‘creating a single integrated transport network accessible to everyone’
  • define our direction over a 4-year horizon
  • prioritise our customers in all 5 objectives of Customer focus, Liveable regions and active cities, Innovation, Investing in the future, Building prosperity.

For more information about our Strategic plan 2016-2020