Topic: Roads

More Grants To Boost Road Safety

Football clubs across Victoria that want to work with their local communities to educate the importance of road safety will be able to apply for their share of the $1.3 million Toward Zero Club grants program. Minister for Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford today announced the expansion of the grants into thirteen regional […]

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

Road-Train Network Extended For Drought Relief

The Andrews Labor Government is making it easier and safer to deliver grain and hay to drought-affected communities across Australia. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford announced the temporary extension of Victoria’s road-train network to include a southbound route between Charlton and Koondrook in Victoria’s north. Unladen road-trains will now be […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads

Boosting Safety At Key South-East Intersection

The Andrews Labor Government has delivered on its election commitment to make one of the busiest intersections on the South Gippsland Highway safer, with the installation of flashing safety signs now complete. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Jaala Pulford announced works were complete at the intersection, which has had 26 collisions and a double […]

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

Safer Crossings For Nepean Special School

The Andrews Labor Government has made it safer for students from Nepean Special School to cross the road with the installation of new crossing technology helping them get to school. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford announced that works were complete on the $20,000 upgrade of the intersection at Harnett Street […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Road Safety and the TAC, South Eastern Metropolitan Region

A Safer Ride2School For Victorian Students

The Andrews Labor Government is encouraging more students to cycle to school safely with Ride2School Day reaching more than 100 additional schools across the state. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford visited North Melbourne Primary School this morning as part of Ride2School Day to see how students plan their journey to […]

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

Improving Safety Through Burwood Village

The Andrews Labor Government is making Burwood Village safer for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists with a 40km/h speed limit and new electronic speed signs. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford today joined Member for Burwood Will Fowles to introduce the safer speed limit and switch on of the electronic speed signs […]

Categories: Eastern Metropolitan Region, Media Release, Minister for Roads

Major Construction Begins On New Overtaking Lanes

The Andrews Labor Government is making the drive between Colac and Camperdown safer, with major construction commencing on two new overtaking lanes on the Princes Highway at Weerite. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford said this important upgrade would benefit communities and industries in south western Victoria. Currently, there are only […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads, Western Victoria Region

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. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Road Safety and the TAC, Minister for Roads

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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Road Safety and the TAC, Minister for Roads

New Test Helping Learner Drivers Become Safer Drivers

The Andrews Labor Government is rolling out a new Hazard Perception Test across the state to better prepare learner drivers to safely share our roads. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford visited the new VicRoads Deer Park Licence Testing Centre today to give the new initiative, developed by road safety experts, […]

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