Category: Minister for Roads and Road Safety

Leadership Test Looms For Liberals On The West Gate Tunnel

As construction powers ahead on the Andrews Labor Government’s West Gate Tunnel, the Liberals are today faced with a test of leadership following the Greens again trying to revoke planning permission for this vital project. The Liberals now have a clear choice – do they support jobs, getting trucks off local roads and relieving traffic […]

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Reversing Technology Keeping Pedestrians Safe

New research shows that drivers can dramatically reduce the risk of being involved in a pedestrian crash by using technology such as reversing cameras and sensors. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan today joined researchers to discuss the potentially life-saving benefits of reversing technology. The Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC) study, supported […]

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Mordialloc Freeway Another Step Closer

Drivers in Melbourne’s south-east are a step closer to the congestion busting Mordialloc Freeway, with two contractors now shortlisted to start works on the new freeway. CPB/Seymour Whyte Joint Venture and McConnell Dowell/Decmil Joint Venture have been shortlisted to submit tenders for the $375 million project. The Andrews Labor Government has listened to the community […]

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Roundabout To Improve Safety At Birregurra Intersection

The Andrews Labor Government will fix a notorious intersection near Birregurra to boost safety and save lives. Visiting the site today, Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan announced $4.9 million to build a roundabout at the intersection of Birregurra-Forrest Road, Colac-Lorne Road and Deepdene Road. There were three crashes at this intersection during […]

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Liberals Scrambling On Opposition To North East Link

Another day, and the flip-flopping Liberal Leader has another position on the urgently needed North East Link. Despite making clear he won’t build the North East Link, Matthew Guy today told reporters that he “welcomes money for North East Link” announced in last night’s Federal Budget. This is in stark contrast to this time last […]

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Only Labor Will Build The North East Link

Only the Andrews Labor Government will build the North East Link, the missing link in Melbourne’s freeway network that will give local roads back to local residents. Minister for Roads Luke Donnellan today welcomed the Federal Government’s $1.75 billion commitment to the urgently needed project, just days after Matthew Guy and the Victorian Liberals confirmed […]

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Community Walk Honours Lives Lost On Victorian Roads

Victorians who have tragically lost their lives on our roads are being remembered today as Road Trauma Support Services Victoria (RTSSV) hosts its fifth annual community walk Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan joined Victoria Police, the Transport Accident Commission and RTSSV to launch the walk around Albert Park Lake. The event marks […]

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Relief for drivers on the Tullamarine Freeway

Drivers will have a faster, safer journey to and from Melbourne Airport thanks to the completion of another section of the CityLink Tulla Widening project. Federal Minister for Urban Infrastructure and Cities Paul Fletcher said new lanes would be opened progressively in each direction between Melbourne Airport and Melrose Drive. “In addition to the new lanes, a separated road connecting the Tullamarine Freeway and the […]

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“Do Nothing” Liberals Would Scrap North East Link

Matthew Guy and the Liberals have turned their back on Melbourne’s north-eastern suburbs, confirming today that a Guy Liberal Government would scrap the long-awaited North East Link. In an interview on ABC Radio today, Liberal Leader Matthew Guy confirmed that a government he leads would not build North East Link – the missing link in […]

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Building Safer Cycling And Walking Paths

Cyclists and pedestrians will get new, safer paths and trails across the state with a massive investment in active transport. The Victorian Budget 2018/19 includes $22.7 million to connect missing links in Victoria’s walking and cycling network and improve safety for some of our most vulnerable road users. The Upfield Bike Path will get a […]

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