Category: Minister for Transport Infrastructure

North East Link Fully Funded In Suburban Transport Blitz

The Andrews Labor Government has fully funded the biggest road project ever built in Victoria as part of a Suburban Transport Blitz that will get Victorians home sooner. The Victorian Budget 2019/20 delivers every single cent needed to build North East Link – the missing connection between the Eastern Freeway and the M80 Ring Road […]

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Getting On With The Western Rail Plan

The Andrews Labor Government is keeping its promise and getting on with the vital planning needed to deliver fast rail to the regions and more metro services to our growing suburbs. The Victorian Budget 2019/2020 invests $100 million to deliver the detailed planning and design works to deliver the full separation of regional and metro […]

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Works Blitz For Metro Tunnel Entrance

Construction on the Metro Tunnel at South Yarra will shift up a gear this month as critical works to build the tunnel’s entrance structure take place. Buses will replace trains on the Sandringham line between 8:00pm, Tuesday 21 May and 7:00am, Sunday 9 June as teams work around the clock to build the roof and […]

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Bendigo Heritage Attractions Set For Major Expansion

The Andrews Labor Government announced today that it is supporting a major expansion of Bendigo Heritage Attractions, a centre for excellence in heritage rolling stock restoration and the leading provider of tram restoration services in Australia. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan joined Bendigo Heritage Attractions today to see the plans and discover how the […]

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Federal Labor Shows Leadership On Real Projects

The Andrews Labor Government welcomes Federal Labor once again getting behind real projects that will keep Victorians moving. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan today joined Shadow Minister for Infrastructure Anthony Albanese at the Hoddle Street end of the future Doncaster Busway – Victoria’s first fully separated, high speed bus route that will run from […]

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Removing More Crossings In The Booming South East

Construction to remove two dangerous and congested level crossings on the Pakenham line will begin within a year at Clyde Road, Berwick and Cardinia Road, Pakenham. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan was at Clyde Road in Berwick today to announce timings for the two projects and encourage locals to attend an upcoming information session. […]

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Level Crossing Blitz To See 8 Gone In Melbourne’s North

Communities in Melbourne’s inner north will enjoy better connections and more open space as part of a $1 billion investment in level crossing removal works in Coburg, Brunswick and Preston. As the Andrews Labor Government promised, an elevated rail design will see the removal of four dangerous and congested level crossings on the Upfield line […]

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Scomo’s Sandbagging Tour Of Victoria Continues

Scott Morrison’s eleventh-hour level crossing promise is a desperate stunt that exposes how worried the Federal Liberals are about the seats of Kooyong and Higgins. They have had six years to get this done and they’ve ignored it — instead spending millions of Victorian taxpayer’s money on massive transport projects in Sydney. Now they’re trying […]

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Contract Awarded For Stage Two Upgrade Of Plenty Road

Drivers are another step closer to a fully upgraded Plenty Road from Mill Park to Mernda, with the contract for stage two works between Bush Boulevard and Bridge Inn Road awarded to Decmil. The second stage of the Andrews Labor Government’s $178.6 million upgrade includes an additional lane in each direction to boost capacity and […]

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Community To Have Their Say On North East Link

The planning approvals process for Victoria’s biggest road project has started, with an Environment Effects Statement (EES) for North East Link now out for public comment. The Andrews Labor Government is working to support potentially impacted residents, businesses, sports clubs and community groups when delivering the long-awaited project. Building such a large project through a […]

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