Category: Ministers

Spring Road And Rail Work Blitz Across Victoria

Power, signalling and track upgrades, and ongoing major work the Metro Tunnel and West Gate Tunnel projects will cause major disruptions to Melbourne’s road and rail network, and regional train services in spring. Major works on the Andrews Labor Government’s record pipeline of major transport infrastructure projects will be carried out during the quieter school […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure

Fishermans Bend Goes 4D In A Victorian First

The Andrews Labor Government is bringing Australia’s largest urban renewal project to life through state-of-the-art 4D mapping technology that’s set to revolutionise the planning of major projects across Victoria. Minister for Planning Richard Wynne today announced a partnership with the University of Melbourne to design and develop Victoria’s first ‘digital twin’ project at Fishermans Bend. The Fishermans Bend digital […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Planning

Adult Learners Shine At 2019 Learn Local Awards

Learners, practitioners and training providers have been recognised for their incredible work transforming lives through community education at this year’s Learn Local Awards. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney announced the award winners at a gala dinner at the Mural Hall, Melbourne on Friday evening. Presented by the Adult, Community and […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills

Extra Geelong Services For Bumper Events Weekend

Extra services will run on the Geelong line giving regional passengers more options to get where they need to go over one of the busiest weekends on the state’s events calendar. Geelong residents will find it easier to enjoy everything Victoria has to offer this weekend as they head to Melbourne’s White Night, the Australian […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport

Extra Ballarat Services For Bumper Events Weekend

Extra services will run on the Ballarat line giving regional passengers more options to get where they need to go over one of the busiest weekends on the state’s events calendar. Ballarat residents will find it easier to enjoy everything Victoria has to offer this weekend as they head to Melbourne’s White Night, the Australian […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Public Transport, Western Victoria Region

Victoria National Leader On Infrastructure Management

Victoria is leading the nation in planning and managing infrastructure projects by heading up the development of an Australian Building Information Modelling (BIM) Strategic Framework. The framework was endorsed by the Board of Treasurers earlier this month, for proposed implementation by all state and territory governments across Australia. The framework will standardise approaches to using […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer

Technology To Boost Safety At High Risk Intersection

New technology is being installed at a high-risk intersection at Ecklin South to make driving easier and safer for people travelling in south western Victoria. Side Road Activated Speed technology which helps slow traffic for drivers entering busy roads will be installed at the intersection of Cobden-Warrnambool Road and Ayresford Road. In the past five […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Road Safety and the TAC, Western Victoria Region

Showbags Score Tick Of Approval From Safety Inspectors

Visitors to this year’s Royal Melbourne Show won’t need to worry about dangerous items in showbags after product safety inspectors examined and tested more than 360 and found no cause for concern. Minister for Consumer Affairs Marlene Kairouz spent the morning with students from Oakleigh South Primary School, who were provided with an exclusive preview […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation

New Approach To Reduce Homelessness For Victorians

Nearly 60 Victorians experiencing chronic homelessness have moved into stable housing, thanks to an innovative partnership led by the Andrews Labor Government. The Journey to Social Inclusion program is a joint project with Sacred Heart Mission, supported by NAB, which aims to deliver long-term housing and improved health and wellbeing outcomes for vulnerable Victorians. It […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer

Getting On And Removing The Clyde Road Level Crossing

The Andrews Labor Government is removing the dangerous and congested Clyde Road level crossing in Berwick by building a road underpass beneath the Pakenham line, improving safety and easing congestion. Around 22,000 vehicles use the crossing every day, with the boom gates down for around a third of the two-hour morning peak, delaying people travelling […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure