Category: Minister for Roads

Technology Trial To Bust Number Plate Theft

The Andrews Labor Government is trialing new technology to crack down on number plate theft and cloning. Minister for Roads Jaala Pulford was in Bundoora today to announce the start of new trails that will aim to improve vehicle identification, and combat number plate theft and misuse. One technology being trialled is Radio Frequency Identification […]

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New Pathway To Link Lucknow And Eastwood To Bairnsdale

People in Lucknow and Eastwood will be able to safely walk or cycle to Bairnsdale thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Roads Jaala Pulford today announced that construction of a dedicated shared path on the Great Alpine Road will soon begin. The off-road shared pathway will be constructed on the Great Alpine Road […]

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Making Benalla More Accessible By Upgrading Irwin Road

The Andrews Labor Government is working with the Benalla City Council to upgrade Irwin Road, giving passengers with different needs better access to the Yooralla disability job service provider. Minister for Roads Jaala Pulford today announced in the Victorian Parliament today that Irwin road will be extended to create a turning circle for vehicles, allowing […]

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Gippsland Freight Benefits From Bridge Strengthening

Work to strengthen four bridges on the Princes Highway is now complete, allowing heavier trucks and more freight to travel on this important route. Minister for Roads Jaala Pulford was in Traralgon today to announce the completion of upgrades that saw carbon fibre reinforcement added to the underside of both the east and westbound Princes […]

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Safety Work Complete Between Longwarry And Traralgon

It is now safer to travel between Longwarry and Traralgon on the Princes Highway, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Roads and Minister for Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford was in Traralgon today to announce the completion of work to install more than 170 kilometres of lifesaving safety barriers. This $27 […]

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Boosting Pedestrian Safety On Busy Roads In Warragul

People in Warragul will soon be able to cross two key local roads in town more safely, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Roads Jaala Pulford today announced funding to build pedestrian refuge islands on both Normanby Street and Albert Street in Warragul. The refuge on Normanby Street will service a local bus […]

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New Traffic Light Trial Gets Green Light

The Andrews Labor Government is starting a new trial to make tram rides quicker and more reliable for passengers. New traffic light technology will soon be introduced to better balance the needs of trams, pedestrians, cyclists and motorists at busy intersections. Under the trial, trams will be given priority over other road users when trams […]

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Golden Ball Bridge Repairs Works Commence

The Andrews Labor Government is repairing the badly damaged Golden Ball Bridge at Everton Upper, following last December’s unprecedented rain in north east Victoria. The bridge, which serves as a vital commuter and tourism connection, was closed to traffic for four weeks until a temporary bailey bridge was put in place to restore access in […]

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Keeping Motorcyclists Safe On Our Roads

The Andrews Labor Government is working to keep motorcyclists safer and better equipped with a package of new initiatives, following a devastating start the year on Victoria’s roads. Motorcyclists are over-represented in road trauma — they make up less than four per cent of registered vehicles, yet riders account for 15 per cent of deaths […]

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Truck Curfew To Ease Congestion On Beach Road

The Andrews Labor Government is helping to reduce traffic congestion in the bayside area by extending truck restrictions along Beach Road. Minister for Roads Jaala Pulford joined Member for Albert Park Martin Foley today to announce 24/7 truck restrictions along Beach Road between Port Melbourne and Mordialloc are set to begin. The new curfew will […]

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