Category: Minister for Roads and Road Safety

Keeping Traffic Moving Across Melbourne

The Andrews Labor Government will crack down on private companies blocking inner-city roads and causing traffic congestion with a new scheme to keep traffic moving along key arterial roads. Private companies will pay a Road Occupation Charge to use inner-city arterial roads as part of building works or other activities from Wednesday, 1 April 2020. […]

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Hazardous Trees To Be Removed On Black Spur

Hazardous tree removal works along the Maroondah Highway are set to begin in coming weeks to keep locals and visitors safe on one of Victoria’s most scenic routes. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford announced the removal today, which follows an arborist report that identified the need to remove 98 trees […]

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Safer Hospital Access For Ballarat

The Andrews Labor Government is making it safer and easier for pedestrians to move around Ballarat’s busy medical precinct with a range of upgrades getting underway. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Jaala Pulford and Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison today announced a package of improvements along Drummond Street North – improving access to medical […]

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Plans Released For Sturt Street Shared Path

Plans for the shared path that will make it safer and easier for people walking and cycling along Ballarat’s Sturt Street have been released as works progress on major safety upgrades at the Raglan and Ascot Street intersections. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford said the plans have been developed after […]

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Powering Through The Regional Road Maintenance Blitz

Drivers across regional Victoria are experiencing safer and smoother journeys everyday, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s massive road maintenance blitz improving kilometres of roads across the state. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Jaala Pulford and Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited Trentham-Kyneton Road today to mark the halfway mark of the blitz, […]

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Plans Released To Keep Ballarat Moving

The Andrews Labor Government is keeping Ballarat moving with plans released to bust congestion and increase safety at some of Ballarat’s most notorious traffic chokepoints. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford joined Member for Buninyong Michaela Settle and Member for Wendouree Julianna Addison to release plans for five key projects around […]

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Rebuilding Work Kicks Off On Wimmera Highway

The Andrews Labor Government is strengthening a key section of the Wimmera Highway near Natimuk as part of its investment in rebuilding, repairing and resurfacing regional roads. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford said works to rebuild a two-kilometre stretch of the highway west of Natimuk will ensure it can continue […]

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Building A Safer Intersection In Echuca

Drivers, cyclists and pedestrians will have a safer and easier journey through Echuca with a multi-million dollar upgrade under way at the Murray Valley Highway intersection of Ogilvie Avenue, Sturt Street and Old Aerodrome Road. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the $5 million project was part […]

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School’s Back So Slow Down And Save Lives

As thousands of children return to the classroom this week, the Andrews Labor Government is reminding drivers to take extra care around schools and keep kids safe. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford today visited St Patrick’s Primary School in Wangaratta to meet with children ahead of their return to school […]

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Road Users Urged To Put Safety First This Long Weekend

Victorians are urged to take extra care on our roads with the Australia Day long weekend and end of school holidays presenting a busy and high-risk period on the state’s roads. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford today joined TAC Acting CEO Liz Cairns to urge road users to heed the […]

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