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Department of Transport and Main Roads

Annual Report


We plan, manage and deliver Queensland’s integrated transport environment to achieve sustainable transport solutions for road, rail, air and sea.

Director-General Neil Scales

Director-General's Message

It is an exciting time to be involved in the transport industry driven by data availability and the rapid pace of technological development. We can improve customer outcomes and deliver a transport network that efficiently connects Queensland, now and into the future by embracing emerging trends and transformative technologies.


total investment in transport infrastructure program


state controlled road length


customer interactions for the year  


works for National Disaster Relief and Recovery arrangement

Read Neil Scales introduction to Annual Report 2017-18

Connecting Queensland during the Commonwealth Games

We kept Queensland moving during the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. We worked with transport partners and operators to build and update existing infrastructure, develop integrated public transport operations, and enhance timetables in and around event cities.

1.5 M

spectators carried on the shuttle bus network

73,823 trips

planned using the GC2018 Journey Planner

$160.7 M

road network improvements for the event