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Bridges Renewal Program

About the program

The Bridges Renewal Program (BRP) is an Australian Government initiative to fund the upgrade and replacement of bridges to enhance access for local communities and facilitate higher productivity vehicle access.

As part of the Local and State Government Road Safety Package announced in the 2019-20 Budget, the Australian Government has committed an additional $25 million per year to the BRP from 2019-20. The Government will provide $640 million from the 2015-2016 financial year to the 2022-2023 financial year, with an on-going commitment of $85 million each following.

Funding rounds

Round Five

On 17 March 2020, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development, the Hon Michael McCormack MP, announced that Round Five of the BRP was open for proposals from 17 March 2020 to 29 May 2020.

State, territory and local governments were encouraged to submit funding proposals for projects that will upgrade road infrastructure by enhancing access for both local communities and higher productivity vehicles.

An announcement regarding the outcome of Round Five is expected shortly.

Round Four

On 1 April 2019, the Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development, the Hon Michael McCormack MP, agreed to fund 125 projects, submitted for funding under Round Four of the Bridges Renewal Program in accordance with the National Land Transport Act 2014.

Round Four projects

On 1 April 2019, the Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development, the Hon Michael McCormack MP, announced the outcome of Round Four.

Consistent with previous rounds, projects under Round Four were selected as part of a merit-based process.

Current project lists

Contact us

All enquiries can be addressed to bridgesrenewal@infrastructure.gov.au or we can be contacted by phone on 02 6274 8040.