Minister Welcomes Completion Of New Burnett River Bridge

Minister Welcomes Completion Of New Burnett River Bridge

19 May 2017

Queensland Minister for Main Roads and Road Safety Mark Bailey Higher, Wider, Stronger: New Burnett River Bridge To Open Victor P Taffa Works to replace the Burnett River Bridge on Monto–Mount Perry Road which created 36 jobs have been completed with the new bridge opening to traffic. Main Roads and Road Safety Minister Mark Bailey […]

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Bakewell Underpass And South Road Tram Overpass Improves Safety

Bakewell Underpass And South Road Tram Overpass Improves Safety

17 May 2017

South Australia Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Stephen Mullighan Level Crossing Upgrades To Significantly Improve Safety Of Rail And Road Networks Victor P Taffa 5 metropolitan railway pedestrian crossings and 9 rural road level crossings will be upgraded as part of an initial $12 Million investment in the State Government’s Railway Crossing Safety Strategy. “Adelaide’s […]

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Freight Access To Naracoorte Saleyards Improved

Freight Access To Naracoorte Saleyards Improved

17 May 2017

South Australia Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Stephen Mullighan Better Freight Access To Naracoorte Saleyards Victor P Taffa Freight access is being upgraded to the Naracoorte Saleyards another initiative identified in the 90-day project for agricultural transport, which has already reaped an estimated $56 Million in benefits to primary producers. “Projects such as this upgrade […]

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Hodgman Govt Outlines 6 Point Action Plan For King Island

Hodgman Govt Outlines 6 Point Action Plan For King Island

15 May 2017

Tasmania Minister for Infrastructure Rene Hidding Bass Island Line 6 Point Action Plan For King Island Victor P Taffa Minister for Infrastructure Rene Hidding on Tuesday asked TasPorts to complete an assessment of current demand and supply capability for fertiliser supplies to the Island within 48 hours. “That assessment is now complete and subject to further refinement […]

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Works On Eton Range Continues Despite Problems Caused By Cyclone Debbie

Works On Eton Range Continues Despite Problems Caused By Cyclone Debbie

14 May 2017

Queensland Minister for Main Roads and Road Safety Mark Bailey Cyclone Debbie Repair Works Progressing On Eton Range Victor P Taffa Works on the Eton Range to repair the damage caused by Cyclone Debbie are continuing, with works expected to be completed by the end of August, weather permitting. Minister for Main Roads and Road […]

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Improved Railway Tracks For North West New South Wales

Improved Railway Tracks For North West New South Wales

12 May 2017

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro New South Wales Minister for Roads Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey Applications Open For $150 Million Fixing Country Rail Victor P Taffa Deputy Premier John Barilaro, Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey and Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries have today announced $150 million for Round One […]

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Queensland Rail Exceeds Recruitment Target For Trainee Guard Positions By 25%

Queensland Rail Exceeds Recruitment Target For Trainee Guard Positions By 25%

08 May 2017

Queensland Deputy Premier Jackie Trad Queensland Rail Back On Track With Trainee Guards Victor P Taffa More than 250 successful applicants have been selected for trainee guard positions at Queensland Rail, exceeding the recruitment target by 25%. Deputy Premier and Minister for Transport Jackie Trad said the Palaszczuk Government was delivering on the Strachan Inquiry […]

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Road Safety Must Not Ignore Railways

Road Safety Must Not Ignore Railways

08 May 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Infrastructure Planning and Logistics Nicole Manison National Road Safety Week: Enough is Enough Victor P Taffa Minister for Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics Nicole Manison has today called on all Territorians to work towards the goal of no deaths or serious injuries on our roads. “It’s National Road Safety Week, and here […]

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Gold Coast Light Rail Stage Two Track Laying Ramps Up

Gold Coast Light Rail Stage Two Track Laying Ramps Up

06 May 2017

Queensland Deputy Premier Jackie Trad Olsen Avenue On Track For Gold Coast Light Rail Stage Two Victor P Taffa Important works are ramping up on the Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2 project with another round of major track laying. Deputy Premier and Transport Minister Jackie Trad said a full weekend closure of the Olsen […]

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Rail Communications System To Be Upgraded

Rail Communications System To Be Upgraded

01 May 2017

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Public Transport Radio Communications Upgrade Victor P Taffa Government issues request for proposal to upgrade public transport rail communications system $120 Million project budget to move to digital spectrum Project vital to create a more efficient rail network and support future expansions Western Australia State Government is upgrading […]

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Boating Facilities Receives Funding Support From McGowan Govt

Boating Facilities Receives Funding Support From McGowan Govt

26 April 2017

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Grants To Ramp Up Western Australia Boating Facilities Victor P Taffa $1.5 Million in funding towards improving recreational boating facilities across Western Australia 9 Recreational Boating Facilities Scheme (RBFS) grants will help develop new facilities and improve existing infrastructure benefiting nearly 100,000 boat owners and others Key recreational […]

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Work Gets Underway On South Morang Line Extension

Work Gets Underway On South Morang Line Extension

25 April 2017

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan Construction Begins On Melbourne’s Newest Rail Line Victor P Taffa Construction has kicked off on the brand new rail line to Mernda that will carry train services to the heart of one of Victoria’s fastest growing areas. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan joined Member for Yan Yean […]

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Palaszczuk Govt Releases Next Stage Of Taxi Industry Adjustment Assistance Package

Palaszczuk Govt Releases Next Stage Of Taxi Industry Adjustment Assistance Package

24 April 2017

Queensland Minister for Main Roads and Road Safety Mark Bailey Taxi And Limousine Hardship Payments Released Victor P Taffa Eligible taxi and limousine licence owners and operators can now apply for $26.7 Million in industry hardship payments as part of the next stage of the Palaszczuk Government’s $100 Million Industry Adjustment Assistance package (IAAP). Main […]

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Aubin Grove Railway Station Now Operational

Aubin Grove Railway Station Now Operational

23 April 2017

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Aubin Grove Railway Station Open To The Public Victor P Taffa New railway station on the Mandurah Line complete Significant boost to Perth’s southern corridor, creating new jobs for Western Australians Aubin Grove Railway Station is a 22-23 minute journey from Perth First […]

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Weekend All Night Public Transport Here To Stay

Weekend All Night Public Transport Here To Stay

22 April 2017

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan All Night Public Transport On Weekends Here To Stay Victor P Taffa Andrews Government will make all night public transport on weekends a permanent feature of the world’s most liveable city. “The best cities in the world don’t stop when the sun goes down and neither does Melbourne.” […]

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Minister Approves Prosser River Training Wall Project

Minister Approves Prosser River Training Wall Project

20 April 2017

Tasmania Minister for Infrastructure Rene Hidding Prosser River Training Wall To Benefit The East Coast Victor P Taffa Recreational boaters will enjoy a permanent, reliable and safe access from the Prosser River into Spring Bay for the first time following approval of the $1.04 Million Prosser River Training Wall Project, Minister for Infrastructure Rene Hidding […]

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Pedestrian Overpass To Be Included With Design For New Mernda Railway Station

Pedestrian Overpass To Be Included With Design For New Mernda Railway Station

16 April 2017

Victoria Minister for Suburban Development Lily D’Ambrosio $7.4 Million Boost For Mernda Rail Project Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has added a pedestrian overpass to the design of the brand new Mernda railway station that will be built as part of the extension of the South Morang line. “Pedestrian overpass at Mernda station has been […]

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Super T Beams Begin To Go In Place For Elevated Railway Line

Super T Beams Begin To Go In Place For Elevated Railway Line

15 April 2017

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews New Rail Line Goes Up To Remove Nine Deadly Crossings Victor P Taffa First elevated rail beams are now in place, as part of the project to remove every level crossing between Caulfield and Dandenong. Premier Daniel Andrews visited Noble Park today, where the first ‘Super T’ beams have been lifted […]

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North East Line Now Has 4th Train In Service

North East Line Now Has 4th Train In Service

15 April 2017

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan Fourth Train For North East Line Now Taking Passengers Victor P Taffa Fourth train for the north east line is now in service, boosting comfort and reliability for local passengers. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan welcomed the introduction of the new train part of the Andrews Government’s […]

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Work To Rebuild John Muntz Causeway Begins Next Week

Work To Rebuild John Muntz Causeway Begins Next Week

15 April 2017

Queensland Minister for Main Roads and Road Safety Mark Bailey Construction Starts To Rebuild John Muntz Causeway Victor P Taffa Repair of Tamborine-Oxenford Road and reconnecting John Muntz Causeway in Upper Coomera will start next week. Main Roads and Road Safety Minister Mark Bailey said a construction contractor would be on site on Tuesday 18 […]

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