Category: Parliamentary Secretary for Transport

Pressure Mounts On Tehan To Back Regional Rail Revival

Pressure is mounting on Dan Tehan and the Turnbull Government to back major rail upgrades for the Warrnambool line announced yesterday by the Andrews Labor Government. Yesterday, the Labor Government announced a $1.45 billion Regional Rail Revival package, which will deliver better train services across regional Victoria, and create more than 1,000 jobs. The package […]

Categories: Media Release, Parliamentary Secretary for Transport

New Thomastown Bus Depot Now Open

A new, state-of-the-art bus depot in Thomastown is now open, supporting better bus services for passengers in Melbourne’s north. Parliamentary Secretary for Public Transport Ros Spence joined Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny to officially open the $8.6 million facility today. The depot on High Street will be home for 50 buses operating on Smart Bus […]

Categories: Media Release, Northern Metropolitan Region, Parliamentary Secretary for Transport

Changes To Bus Route 605 For Metro Tunnel Construction

The Andrews Labor Government has announced changes to the route of bus 605 to ensure passengers can continue to get where they need to go when work ramps up on the Metro Tunnel. Parliamentary Secretary for Public Transport Ros Spence announced the new route for bus 605 today, which will travel around the works for […]

Categories: Media Release, Parliamentary Secretary for Transport

Raising Mental Health Awareness On The Daily Commute

Cultural performances, art, busking, pop-up coffee carts and therapy dogs will feature at a number of Melbourne train stations to help raise awareness of mental health. Parliamentary Secretary for Public Transport Ros Spence joined commuters today at Ringwood Station to announce the start of the Community Stations pilot project, which looks at how community events […]

Categories: Media Release, Parliamentary Secretary for Transport

More Services, More Often For Casey Residents

Casey residents are set to benefit from a major bus network upgrade, with new and improved routes, more frequent services, and shorter waits. Parliamentary Secretary for Infrastructure Shaun Leane joined Member for Cranbourne Jude Perera and representatives from the City of Casey and City of Greater Dandenong today at the Cranbourne station bus interchange, to […]

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First Meeting Of New Public Transport Access Committee

The Andrews Labor Government has re-established the Public Transport Access Committee (PTAC), to ensure Victoria’s public transport system continues to respond to the needs of all passengers. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan joined Parliamentary Secretary for Public Transport Ros Spence and Parliamentary Secretary for Infrastructure Shaun Leane, at the first meeting of the new […]

Categories: Media Release, Parliamentary Secretary for Transport