Category: Minister for Roads and Road Safety

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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety, Northern Metropolitan Region

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 […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety, Northern Victoria Region, Western Victoria Region

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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Connecting Alphington To The Darebin Trail

The Andrews Labor Government will build a new link to give cyclists and walkers in Alphington a safe and smooth connection to the Darebin-Yarra Trail. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan today announced the Farm Road Link – a local extension of the Darebin Trail to be built as part of the Labor […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads and Road Safety, Northern Metropolitan Region

Safer Crossings For St Georges Road

The Andrews Labor Government will reopen all of the median crossings on St Georges Road by the end of the year and conduct a comprehensive safety review of the key arterial route. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan today announced that as work is completed on Melbourne Water’s M40 pipeline upgrade, all five […]

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Victorias’s First Driverless Bus Now On The Road

Victoria’s first driverless shuttle bus will transport students around La Trobe University in Bundoora following support from the Andrews Labor Government. The Autonobus has brought together world-leading experts in automated vehicle technology in a trial which will help shape Victoria’s transport future. The trial will run until July 2018, examining all aspects of safety, operations, […]

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Western Roads Upgrade A Step Closer

Work is set to get underway on the Andrews Labor Government’s $1.8 billion upgrade to slash congestion for drivers on eight key arterial routes through Melbourne’s west. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan has announced the Netflow consortium has been selected as the preferred tender to build the Western Roads Upgrade. The Western […]

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