Category: Minister for Ports and Freight

Ultima Terminal Delivers Jobs For Northern Victoria

A new rail freight terminal in Victoria’s north is delivering jobs for locals and exporting Victorian hay to the booming Asian market. Minister for Ports and Freight Melissa Horne officially opened the QUBE Ultima Intermodal Terminal today, which will remove 4,000 truck trips annually from Victorian roads. Hay from local farms is compressed and loaded […]

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Heavy Vehicle Operators On Notice In Safety Operation

Heavy vehicle operators are being warned to ensure their fleets comply with road safety regulations and National Heavy Vehicle Laws, under a new crack down by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Ports and Freight Melissa Horne today announced Transport Safety Services (TSS) Officers will carry out random and targeted checks across Victoria to ensure […]

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Upgrading The Lakes Entrance Eastern Training Wall

The Andrews Labor Government is upgrading the Lakes Entrance Eastern Training Wall to make it safer for locals and visitors, delivering vital repairs for important local port facilities across the state. Minister for Ports and Freight Melissa Horne today announced $780,000 for works to reinstate the breakwater to secure access through Lakes Entrance. The entrance […]

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Final Works Taking Place On Geelong Freight Upgrade

The Andrews Labor Government is carrying out final improvements to important rail freight infrastructure to ensure this year’s grain harvest can make its way to the Port of Geelong quickly and efficiently. From today, works will be taking place on signalling systems in the North Geelong and North Shore area, the final stage of upgrades […]

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Improving Barwon Heads Main Jetty For Locals

The Andrews Labor Government is improving the treasured Barwon Heads Main Jetty for boaters, fishers and pedestrians to enjoy. Minister for Ports and Freight Melissa Horne today joined Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville in Barwon Heads to announce more than $200,000 to improve the jetty. The investment will mean major maintenance works can be carried […]

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Improving Apollo Bay Harbour For Locals To Enjoy

The Andrews Labor Government will improve the Apollo Bay Harbour – keeping it safe for boaters, fishers and tourists. Minister for Ports and Freight Melissa Horne today visited the harbour to announce $1.3 million to carry out works including the dredging of the main harbour channel to improve access for boats. The works will also […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Ports and Freight, Western Victoria Region

New Board For Gippsland Ports Focused On Local Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government has today announced the appointment of new board members to the Gippsland Ports Committee of Management Inc, who will oversee an industry which creates vital jobs for locals. Robin Buckham will be the new chair of the board and brings extensive experience in leadership and management of ports, regional development and […]

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Taking More Trucks Off Busy Local Roads

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering on its promise to get more trucks off busy local roads Victorians rely on every day, as part of a massive Suburban Transport Blitz. Over the past four years, the Labor Government has been rebuilding Victoria’s suburban road and rail network and as our suburbs grow. From upgrading the […]

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Delivering More Trains, Trams And Buses

The Andrews Labor Government is boosting public transport services and getting trucks off local roads to get Victorians where they need to go. In just four years, the Labor Government has invested $46.7 billion to overhaul our state’s transport system – removing level crossings, building the Metro Tunnel and upgrading suburban and regional lines across […]

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Warrnambool Harbour Design Studies A Step Closer

Important design studies needed as part of the Warrnambool Harbour Master Plan have been given the green light thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. The 2018/19 Victorian State Budget provided $330,000 for the Warrnambool Harbour Sand Movement Study, with the Labor Government and Council working together closely since the release of the Warrnambool Harbour Master […]

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