Topic: Roads

Next Steps For Western Highway Duplication Project

The Andrews Labor Government welcomes the Federal Government’s decision which allows work to resume on the Western Highway duplication. The Labor Government has worked with the Federal Government, the local community and Traditional Owner groups for many years to deliver this urgently needed safety upgrade. There have been more than 100 crashes and 11 fatalities […]

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

Boosting Safety On Ballarat Road

The Andrews Labor Government is taking immediate action to boost safety on Ballarat Road in Albion and Ardeer. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford today announced a package of immediate work the Labor Government will undertake to make Ballarat Road safer between Deer Park and Sunshine. The works include a new, […]

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

Locals To Have Say On Road Safety At Shepparton Forum

Residents from north-eastern Victoria will share their ideas and thoughts on how to make local roads safer at tonight’s regional road safety forum in Shepparton. It has been a devastating year on Victoria’s roads with over a 50% increase in deaths on our roads to date with the majority of these deaths occurring on regional […]

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

Locals To Have Say On Road Safety At Marysville Forum

Residents from Marysville and surrounding towns in the Yarra Valley will share their ideas on how to make local roads safer at tonight’s regional road safety forum. It has been a devastating year on Victoria’s roads with over a 50 per cent increase in deaths on our roads to date with the majority occurring on […]

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

Footy And Netball Clubs Show Support For Road Safety

Football and netball clubs throughout Ballarat will join clubs from across Victoria to show their support for road safety in the inaugural Towards Zero round next month. Football captains will wear a zero on their jumpers while netballers and junior players don Towards Zero socks as part of the round, supporting the Andrew’s Labor Government’s […]

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

New Limits, Curfews To Make The Inner West Cleaner And Safer

The Andrews Labor Government is teaming up with community and industry groups to introduce tough new curfews for trucks, encouraging the use of cleaner vehicles to deliver safer conditions for drivers and residents. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and TAC Jaala Pulford and Minister for Ports and Freight Melissa Horne today announced the Smart Freight […]

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

New Focus To Tackle The Road Toll

The Andrews Labor Government will establish a dedicated office of road safety to focus the state’s efforts on tackling Victoria’s road toll. Road Safety Victoria will merge the road safety functions of VicRoads and the Department of Transport and centralise the work previously undertaken by these agencies. Road Safety Victoria will work closely with all […]

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

Final Touches On First Round Of Upgrades To Halls Gap

Residents and visitors to the iconic Halls Gap will soon have a better and safer experience with upgrades to the Halls Gap Village Centre and School Road nearing completion. Minister for Roads and Member for Western Victoria Jaala Pulford today joined members of the Northern Grampians Shire Council to inspect the works, as Stage One […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads

Crossing Works To Get Ararat Students To School Safely

Hundreds of Ararat schoolkids will have a safer journey to and from school with upgrades to pedestrian crossings on the city’s busy Barkly Street thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. A new painted median and dedicated pedestrian crossing points will provide a safer path for hundreds of students heading to and from Marian College and […]

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

Safety Message To Reach Regional Victorian Schools

Regional Victoria’s next generation of drivers will have access to a world-leading road safety education experience with the launch of a new in-school program. The Road to Zero regional in-school program is a mobile version of the Road to Zero road safety education complex at Melbourne Museum and will visit schools in isolated parts of […]

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