For Media: Frequently Asked Questions

How can I sign up to receive media releases?

You can sign up to receive ministerial media releases to your email address through our ministerial online subscription service. Subscribers can delete or amend their subscriptions at any time.

I need an infrastructure or regional development image to accompany my news story. Can the Department provide images?

If you would like assistance with infrastructure or regional development imagery please call us on 1300 732 749 or email

Where can I find infrastructure 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 programmes 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

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