Delivering for Corangamite

Building Safer Roads

In such a large regional electorate, building safer roads is a key priority of the Morrison Government. Key road projects funded in whole or part by our Government include:


  • $292 million to duplicate Barwon Heads Rd between Settlement Rd and Reserve Rd. This will provide much needed infrastructure for Marshall, Charlemont, Armstrong Creek and Bellarine residents, making this major road safer and less congested.
  • Duplication of Princes Highway between Winchelsea and Colac
  • Safety upgrade of Great Ocean Road
  • Upgrade Hamilton Highway between Geelong and Inverleigh
  • Safety upgrade of Apollo Bay to Forrest Rd

In addition to the major road safety investments that the Morrison Government is making across Corangamite, a new $2 billion Road Safety Fund will deliver more opportunities to invest in safer roads.


  • Upgrade of Murradoc Rd St Leonards
  • New roundabout and safer intersection at entrance to Bannockburn
  • Upgrade of Cape Otway Rd/Lorne-Winchelsea Rd intersection
  • Grubb Road Ocean Grove


The Morrison Government is also upgrading local roads and bridges by providing the following vital funding:

  • Roads to Recovery Program: direct funding to local councils for local road upgrades
  • Bridges Renewal Program: upgraded bridges for Wye River, Moggs Creek and Teesdale
  • Road Safety Innovation Fund
  • Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program
  • Blackspot funding program: including for Cape Otway Rd Moriac, Blackgate Rd Torquay, Meredith Stieglitz Rd, Swan Bay Rd Mannerim, Forest Rd Anglesea
Media Releases

Barwon Heads Rd upgrade delivers major economic boost

Infrastructure Australia’s (IA) assessment confirms the very significant economic benefit in duplicating the Barwon Heads Road.  IA’s analysis shows a total economic benefit of $569 million, with travel time savings amounting to $356 million.  With the Morrison Government contributing $292 million or 80 per cent of the funding, we are

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Media Releases

Barwon Heads Road upgrade gets under way

Drivers, cyclists and pedestrians in Geelong are a step closer to safer and more reliable journeys with contracts awarded to deliver the much-needed Barwon Heads Road Upgrade. The project will be delivered concurrently through a trio of construction partners, providing more opportunities across the construction industry and creating around 500

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