Live Traffic NSW 4+

Transport for NSW

Designed for iPad

    • Free



Live Traffic NSW provides you with real-time information about unplanned and planned incidents that affect your trips in NSW and across borders into QLD, SA, VIC and ACT.

Features include:

- Incident information for Sydney and Regional NSW including crashes, breakdowns, fires, floods, snow, public events and roadworks.
- Strategically located traffic camera images updated every 60 seconds, which you can save for quick access.
- Receive notifications about incidents affecting your saved trips
- Save areas of interest and receive notifications about incidents affecting your saved areas.
- Follow incidents and receive notifications when the incident impact changes or ends.
- Cross-border incident information from QLD, SA, VIC and ACT.
- Location of fires from NSW Rural Fire Service.
- Local road information in Northern NSW (supplied by

Live Traffic NSW aims to help motorists make the best possible travel decisions that will, in turn, contribute to the safe and efficient management of our roads.

Live Traffic NSW is owned and operated by the Transport Management Centre (TMC) which monitors and manages the 18,000km NSW State road network 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The TMC uses advanced monitoring, communication and traffic management systems to respond to and clear traffic incidents as quickly as possible, improve consistency of journey times, and provide customers with quality up-to-date information.

This app also uses data from interstate road agencies (QLD, SA, VIC and ACT), NSW Rural Fire Service, and Northern NSW local roads (

We're committed to ensuring that Live Traffic NSW meets the needs of road users in NSW, and your feedback is essential. If you have any ideas, suggestions for improvement or questions about the app, please contact us by using the feedback form within the app.

What’s New

Version 2.8.0

Some minor updates to interstate incidents

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
17.2K Ratings

17.2K Ratings

Shanti23 ,

Is good BUT often not updated…..

Today there was a major crash on the Hume Highway, four people died, northbound traffic will be totally blocked for hours but no mention of any accident in the app…only shows road works.
To be of any value it needs to reflect the reality of what’s happening.

kentuckyroad ,

Pretty useless

Once I deleted this up from my phone because of the bugs and the unreliable information, but after a year I thought I’ll give it another chance.
I am using it on the latest Iphone and it is still as bad as it was... I can get used to the hard to navigate pages and the unexpected jumps when viewing maps, I can also manage the very frequent crashes, but the traffic information is really unreliable.. some things get updated and some don’t.. not very useful when planning a few hundred kms trip. I am back using google maps.

Developer Response ,

Hi kentuckyroad

Thank you for writing in, would you mind please contacting us on to discuss further the issues you have raised.

Thank you Live Traffic NSW

Scarpetta74 ,

Notifications every 5 minutes

I downloaded the app this morning and set the route I’m planning to take to regional NSW next week, said Yes to notifications (which I very rarely do, but figured it’s important given the current flooding across much of NSW & VIC).

My route has 4 flood related incidents marked so it’s good to see that - although the tiny blue dot for water isn’t easy to see & didn’t initially register as a priority, someone unfamiliar with the area might think it’s to indicate a small township.

I received my first alert shortly after: “Trip Update - There are 3 new incidents on your saved trip”

Since then I’ve been getting the same alert EVERY 5 MINUTES. Nothing has changed at all, I keep going in & checking then re-checking & closing alerts & then more of the exact same come in. I got another alert whilst writing this 🙄

Not ideal, because now I’m going to have to turn the alerts & notifications off.

App Privacy

The developer, Transport for NSW, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer's privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

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