For Media: Frequently Asked Questions

I need an infrastructure, transport, regional development or communications image to accompany my news story. Can the department provide images?

Yes, the department maintains a video and image library. Visit https://infrastructure.imagegallery.me/ to sign up to access the library. 

If you would like assistance with infrastructure or regional development imagery please call us on 1300 732 749 or email media@infrastructure.gov.au.

Where can I find infrastructure, transport and regional development statistics?

The Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) conducts economic analysis and provides research and statistics on infrastructure, transport and regional development:

Where can I find out about Australian Government road and rail projects?

For information on major infrastructure programs or to search for information on specific projects, visit Infrastructure Investment.

Can I arrange an interview with a departmental official or subject matter expert?

In general, departmental officials are not available for media interviews. For further information, please call us on 1300 732 749 or email media@infrastructure.gov.au.

Can I request editorial content?

Editorial requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To discuss your proposal please call us on 1300 732 749 or email media@infrastructure.gov.au.

How do I contact agencies within the portfolio?

Please call 1300 732 749 or email media@infrastructure.gov.au for enquiries pertaining to the following:

  • National Water Grid Authority
  • National Faster Rail Agency
  • Office of Road Safety
  • Office of Future Transport Technology
  • North Queensland Water Infrastructure Authority
  • Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics

For other bodies, please refer to contact details on the relevant agency website.

How do I subscribe to portfolio media announcements?

Ministerial announcements are published at http://minister.infrastructure.gov.au. Departmental announcements are available at https://www.infrastructure.gov.au/department/media/releases_speeches.aspx.

Automated website alerts are not available at this time.

Please email media@infrastructure.gov.au if you wish to be added to ministerial distribution lists to receive media releases, transcripts and alerts, or contact the relevant minister's office directly.