Category: Minister for Ports and Freight

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 […]

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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 […]

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

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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Delivering For St Kilda: A Rebuilt Pier And A Safer St Kilda Road On The Way

The Andrews Labor Government will completely rebuild St Kilda Pier and deliver new separated bike lanes to boost safety for cyclists and pedestrians along St Kilda Road. The Victorian Budget 2019/2020 will invest $50.3 million to deliver a rebuilt St Kilda pier, boosting tourism, adding more green space and preserving the iconic landmark for generations […]

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Victorian Coastal Shipping Review Underway

Plans are now underway to develop the Victorian Ports Strategy, which will include an industry-led review into Victorian coastal shipping aimed at maximising opportunities for local jobs and further investment in the industry The decision to develop a new Victorian Ports Strategy was made last year as part of the Victorian Freight Plan – Delivering […]

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Work To Get Underway To Fix Kerferd Road Pier

The Andrews Labor Government is fixing a much-loved Albert Park icon, with work to get underway next week to restore the Kerferd Road Pier to its former glory. The Labor Government is investing $1.6 million to overhaul the historically significant pier. Built in 1889, the Kerferd Road Pier is of enormous significance to the local […]

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