Category: Minister for Roads and Road Safety

Princes Highway Works Start Between Warncoort And Colac East

Stage Three of the $363.47 million Princes Highway West Duplication between Winchelsea and Colac is underway, with work starting today on a section between Warncoort and Ballie Street in Colac East. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said the Princes Highway West was a key route for regional commuters, freight traffic and tourists, […]

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Drivers Urged To Be “Roadwise” This Christmas

Victoria Police will be out in force over the festive season as part of a 24-day blitz to take dangerous, impaired and irresponsible drivers off our roads. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan today joined Victoria Police to launch Operation Roadwise, a massive campaign targeting drivers who are drug and alcohol affected, speeding, […]

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Hoddle Street Shuts To Kick Off Massive Construction Blitz

Victoria’s busiest arterial road will be closed for eight days in January as part of a massive summer construction blitz to reduce congestion, remove level crossings and deliver the major transport projects Victoria needs. Hoddle Street will be closed in both directions between the Eastern Freeway and Victoria Parade from 12:30am Sunday 7 January 2018 […]

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Think Before Taking Risks On The Roads This Christmas

Victorians are being warned to think twice before taking risks on our roads this Christmas in a new Transport Accident Commission road safety campaign. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan unveiled the new campaign today, which takes aim at three major factors in Victorian road trauma – drink-driving, speed and distractions. The campaign […]

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Getting It Done: Early Work Underway On Plenty Road

Drivers on Plenty Road can look forward to a safer and less congested drive home, with early works on the Plenty Road upgrade set to get underway. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan today announced the start of detailed design and relocation of utilities, ahead of the start of major works early next […]

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Getting It Done: Yan Yean Road Upgrade Underway

Early works on the Andrews Labor Government’s Yan Yean Road Upgrade are now underway, bringing the community closer to a safer and less congested connection between Diamond Creek Road and Kurrak Road. Minister for Roads Luke Donnellan and Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green today announced the start of works on the $131 million upgrade. […]

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Getting It Done: Better Roads For Country Victoria

Country Victorians will have unprecedented access to information about the condition of country roads, road works and upgrades as part of a massive overhaul of the way VicRoads manages the road network. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan joined VicRoads Chief Executive John Merritt today to announce a bold plan of action based […]

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Victorians Urged To ‘Be Present’ This Festive Season

Victorians are being urged to keep each other safe on our roads this festive season with the Andrews Labor Government and the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) today launching a pre-Christmas appeal to drivers. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan joined the TAC, VicRoads and Victoria Police to ask drivers to slow down, plan […]

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Turnbull And Guy’s Dirty Deal To Dud North East Locals

Malcolm Turnbull and Matthew Guy must come clean about their dirty deal that is brazenly trying to stop the North East Link, a project that will give local roads back to local residents. In Victorian Parliament Liberal Leader Matthew Guy claimed that the Prime Minister of Sydney, Malcolm Turnbull, would refuse to allow this desperately […]

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Cricket Victoria Pads Up For Towards Zero

More than 1,100 Victorian cricket clubs will be bowling up road safety messages to players and spectators, as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s Toward Zero Road Safety Strategy. The Transport Accident Commission has recruited Cricket Victoria to be part of its plan to create a future where no one dies or is seriously injured […]

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