Category: Minister for Roads and Road Safety

Princes Highway at Heywood Receives Vital Rebuild

Major work is underway to rebuild a deteriorated section of the Princes Highway at Heywood to provide a safer and more reliable route for drivers. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan today inspected the $2.9 million overhaul of the Princes Highway north of the Fitzroy River bridge to the Princes Highway and Henty […]

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Construction Blitz To Fix Portland Ring Road

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with fixing the Portland Ring Road, with Stage Two of major reconstruction and the summer season of works on the Green Triangle roads about to begin. The $12 million upgrade will reconstruct key intersections and two kilometres of the Ring Road over six locations, from Kalina Court to […]

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Midland Highway Upgrade Supports Local Jobs

Work is underway on a major upgrade to the Midland Highway between Ballarat and Creswick, turning the notorious stretch of road into one of the region’s safest. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan joined Member for Wendouree Sharon Knight near Ballarat today, where the Andrews Labor Government’s $12 million safety upgrade is creating […]

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Yan Yean Road Construction Contract Awarded

The Andrews Labor Government has taken a major step towards reducing travel times and improving safety on Yan Yean Road in Plenty and Diamond Creek. Member for Yan Yean, Danielle Green today announced BMD Constructions Pty Ltd has been awarded the contract to design and build the 3.9km upgrade. Yan Yean Road will be widened from two to four lanes, between Diamond Creek […]

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Cutting Rego Costs For Drivers With Disabilities

The Andrews Labor Government is cutting the cost of registration for wheelchair users who have had their vehicles significantly modified to allow them to drive. Disabled drivers will now be able to apply for a 100% concession on their vehicle registration fee. For many of the 2,500 Victorians that own vehicles modified to suit a […]

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Young Drivers Safer With Graduated Licensing

Victoria’s Graduated Licensing System is reducing the risk of crashes for young drivers and saving lives, according to an independent review. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan today released the study that found drivers who had been through the new system are 20 per cent less likely to have a serious crash in […]

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Princes Highway East Safety Upgrade Underway

Work is underway on the Andrews Labor Government’s $51.5 million safety upgrade on the Princes Highway East between Sale and Bairnsdale. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan joined Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today to inspect early works on the Princes Highway East at Sale. The project will upgrade 62 kilometres of […]

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Building a safer Princes Highway in East Gippsland

$50 million federal-state funding approved for upgrades to the Princes Highway in East Gippsland Works to include an overtaking lane, safety barriers and other improvements The upgrade will allow freight to move more efficiently between Gippsland and major national cities and ports Major upgrades to the Princes Highway in eastern Victoria will begin soon, with the […]

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Painting The West Gate Bridge

For the first time in 40 years, the West Gate Bridge is set to get a fresh coat of paint. But footy fans hoping to see the bridge painted in their team’s colours will be disappointed, durability requirements will restrict the colour choice. Minister for Roads Luke Donnellan today called for expressions of interest to […]

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David Hodgett Pays Price For Matthew Guy’s Failure Of Leadership

David Hodgett has paid the price for Matthew Guy’s penthouse payments and secret lobster dinner scandals, losing his high-profile portfolio of Public Transport. With murmurings about Matthew Guy’s leadership growing by the day, the Grand Final week reshuffle rewards his praetorian guard with plum jobs, while others like Mr Hodgett and Inga Peulich have been […]

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