Category: Minister for Public Transport

Matthew Guy And Greens Vote To Block Jobs And Housing

Thousands of jobs are being put at risk and rent is set to go up across Melbourne as a result of the Liberals and Greens joining forces today to overturn planning decisions as part of a dangerous political stunt. Matthew Guy, with the support of the Greens, are trying to block two projects that would […]

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Murray Basin Rail Project Supporting Local Jobs

Communities in central Victoria are already seeing the benefits of the Murray Basin Rail Project, with more than 40 businesses engaged as regional suppliers now on board. Maryborough-based organisation Asteria Business Services is just one of the suppliers that has directly benefited from being involved in the project. Since July, Asteria has provided printing and […]

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11 MCG’s Of New Open Space For Communities To Enjoy

As work gathers pace to remove every single level crossing between Caulfield and Dandenong, plans for 11 MCG’s worth of new open space have been unveiled to create new vibrant precincts in the south east of Melbourne. Raising parts of the Cranbourne/Pakenham line will not only get rid of nine dangerous and congested level crossings, […]

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New Community Library Opens At Dingee Station

The Dingee Station building is now home to the town’s new library, following works to restore the building and open it up to the community. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today officially opened the Dingee Station building at a community celebration to mark the completion of the works under the award-winning Community Use of […]

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First Glimpse Of Historic Flinders Street Station Façade

Victorians will soon get their first glimpse of the restored façade of Flinders Street Station, lovingly repaired as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s $100 million upgrade of the iconic building. Minister for Major Projects Jacinta Allan today inspected works inside the historic clock tower – the first time it has been possible since the […]

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Camp Road Boom Gates To Go By Christmas

The boom gates at Camp Road in Campbellfield will be gone next month as work ramps up to remove another level crossing. A month-long construction blitz between 15 November and 18 December will safely and quickly remove the dangerous and congested crossing by Christmas. This massive construction effort will see up to 300 people working […]

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New Train Station For Melbourne’s Growing West

The Andrews Labor Government will build a brand new train station at Toolern to service Melbourne’s booming outer-western suburbs. The new station between Rockbank and Melton will be funded by the Labor Government’s Growth Area Infrastructure Contribution (GAIC) and ready to take passengers by late 2019. Toolern is set to grow rapidly and needs a […]

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Victorian Parliamentary Sitting Dates For 2018

The Victorian Parliamentary sitting dates for 2018 have been announced. Leader of the House Jacinta Allan said there would be a shortened winter break next year, to enable more sitting weeks before the State Election in November 2018. Victorian Parliament will sit for 13 weeks next year – consistent with past practice in an election […]

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Search Underway For Mammoth Tunnel Boring Machines

An international search is underway for a supplier to build the four massive Tunnel Boring Machines (TBM) that will build Victoria’s biggest ever public transport project – the Metro Tunnel. The four TBMs needed for the $11 billion project will be more than 100 metres long, weigh up to 1,000 tonnes and be custom-built to […]

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Liberals Secret Plan To Cut Vital Services

Matthew Guy and the Liberals have let the cat out of the bag today by confirming they will undertake a ‘Commission of Audit’ if they win the next election, which would once again see funding ripped out of Victoria’s schools, hospitals, transport and other services. A recent media report states: “If Matthew Guy wins the […]

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