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Our people


Human resource statistics representing the workforce


  • Celebrated 10 years since Queensland Transport and Department of Main Roads formed to make TMR.
  • Awarded ‘Most Outstanding Company in Gender Diversity’ by Engineers Australia’s Women in Engineering National Committee.
  • Launched the TMR Mental Health Strategy 2019–21
  • More than 1,200 departmental employees participated in Design Thinking, Agile and Customer Journey Mapping training.
  • Provided job training and experience to Indigenous trainees new to the construction industry.
  • Supported several initiatives to advance and support women in the engineering and construction professions.
  • Around 77% of the department responded to the Working for Queensland survey.
  • Onboarded 29 new graduates to the department as part of the OneTMR Graduate Program.
  • Invested in several initiatives to support leadership development, including formal training, coaching and mentoring, and on-the-job learning opportunities.
  • Held the TMR CUBIE Awards for the fifth consecutive year.
  • Supported road worker and workplace safety through a number of initiatives including asbestos training and herbicide spraying.
  • Successfully rolled out Microsoft Office 365 and SharePoint 2016 to all TMR staff.

Strategic priority linkages

Our people are the key to our success, both as an organisation, and in delivering our vision. Attracting and maintaining a flexible, highly-skilled and diverse workforce is a priority for TMR and positions us as an employer of choice. 

The following were the key strategic priorities of how we attracted talented people to support and maintain our Interrogated Transport Network for 2018-19:

Transport and Main Roads strategic priorities

  • Investing in the future

Read more about the TMR strategic priorities

Queensland Government priorities

  • Be a responsive government
  • Create jobs in a strong economy

Read more about the Advancing Queensland priorities