Topic: Transport

Getting On With It: Streamlining Hoddle

330,000 commuters will benefit from faster and more reliable travel, by upgrading four key intersections along Hoddle Street. The Andrews Labor Government has closed Expressions of Interest this week for the first package with the successful contractor expected to be appointed in late 2017. Construction will begin later this year. The Streamlining Hoddle Street project […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety

Western Victoria Short-Changed By Liberals

The Sydney-centric Turnbull Government has gutted the biggest package regional rail upgrade in Victoria’s history, and abandoned the $39 million upgrade of the Ararat line. Last night’s Federal Budget pours money into projects for Sydney, while the Turnbull Government continues to rip off regional Victoria. The Andrews Labor Government recently announced it would use the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport

South West Short-Changed By Liberals

The Sydney-centric Turnbull Government has gutted the biggest package regional rail upgrade in Victoria’s history, and abandoned the $100 million upgrade of the Warrnambool line. Last night’s Federal Budget pours money into projects for Sydney, while the Turnbull Government continues to rip off regional Victoria. The Andrews Labor Government recently announced it would use the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport

Demolition Begins For Metro Tunnel And Five New Stations

Major works in Arden are underway with construction crews today knocking over an old refuelling shed  – the first of dozens of buildings that will be demolished to make way for the Metro Tunnel and five new underground stations. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan in Arden today to mark the […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

New Services Heap Further Pressure On Turnbull To Pay Up

The Andrews Labor Government will deliver more than 140 new regional train services in August, heaping further pressure on the Turnbull Government to give Victoria the money it’s owed in tonight’s Federal Budget. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan at Southern Cross Station today to announce a new timetable that will […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

Landmarks Light Up To Raise Awareness Of Road Trauma

Some of Melbourne’s iconic landmarks will be illuminated yellow this week, to raise awareness and support the thousands of people across the state impacted by road trauma. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan today joined the Member for Albert Park Martin Foley, the Transport Accident Commission (TAC), Victoria Police and Road Trauma Support […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety

To 12 more level crossings we are removing:We don’t like you.

To 12 more level crossings we are removing: We don’t like you. We won’t miss you.

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Removing Dangerous And Congested Crossings Sooner

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with the job of removing more dangerous and congested level crossings for good. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan announced today that contracts for the removal of a dozen level crossings in Melbourne’s north, west and south east have been signed, worth more than a billion dollars combined. An Alliance […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport

Travel Discount For International Students In Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is making international students feel even more welcome in Victoria with the announcement of $3.75 million for travel discounts that will allow them to more freely explore our great state during their stay. The discount is available to international full time undergraduate and eligible VET students who attend a participating institution. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade

Huge Upgrade To Run More Trains, More Often To Shepparton

The Andrews Labor Government has announced a massive upgrade of the Shepparton line and new coach services as part of an ongoing revival of public transport in regional Victoria. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan joined Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes and Independent Member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed at Shepparton Station today to outline […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport, Northern Victoria Region