Travel Times Between Warrnambool And Melbourne Cut By Up To 20 Minutes

Travel Times Between Warrnambool And Melbourne Cut By Up To 20 Minutes

23 July 2017

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews New Trains And More Services For The Warrnambool Line Victor P Taffa Andrews Government’s Regional Rail Revival will upgrade track, signalling and more level crossings to run new trains and extra services to Warrnambool. Premier Daniel Andrews visited Warrnambool station today, where stabling will be upgraded as part of a $114 […]

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Minister Officially Opens Triabunna Marina And Wharf Extension

Minister Officially Opens Triabunna Marina And Wharf Extension

22 July 2017

Tasmania Minister for Infrastructure Rene Hidding Triabunna Marina And Wharf Extension Open Victor P Taffa Minister for Infrastructure Rene Hidding officially opened Stages 3 and 4 of the Triabunna Marina and Wharf Extension today. This is vital infrastructure for the East Coast as not only will it ensure better amenities for residents, it will also […]

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Initial Contracts Awarded For Bendigo And Eaglehawk Railway Stations Upgrade

Initial Contracts Awarded For Bendigo And Eaglehawk Railway Stations Upgrade

21 July 2017

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan Upgrade Of Bendigo And Eaglehawk Railway Stations A Step Closer Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is taking the next step to upgrade Bendigo and Eaglehawk railway stations with the award of two contracts for the preliminary design of the $15.8 Million redevelopments. Minister for Public Transport and Member […]

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New V-Line Timetable Includes 151 Additional Services

New V-Line Timetable Includes 151 Additional Services

21 July 2017

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan More Services And More Choice For Regional Passengers Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is getting more regional passengers to all their favourite weekend and evening events, with 151 new train services to start next month. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan today unveiled the new V-Line timetable that […]

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East End Tram Extension To Include 4 New Stops

East End Tram Extension To Include 4 New Stops

21 July 2017

South Australia Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Stephen Mullighan Contract Awarded For East End Tram Extension Victor P Taffa Night works for the City Tram Extension Project will begin this weekend, after the major contract was awarded to Downer York Joint Venture a consortia consisting of Downer EDI Works and South Australian company, York Civil. […]

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Free Wi-Fi To Be Extended Across Entire Public Transport Network

Free Wi-Fi To Be Extended Across Entire Public Transport Network

21 July 2017

South Australia Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Stephen Mullighan Expression Of Interest Called For Free Wi-Fi On Adelaide Metro Network Victor P Taffa State Government is calling for expressions of interest to operate a free Wi-Fi network on Adelaide’s public transport network. “We are always looking for ways to improve the public transport experience and […]

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Work To Strengthen Victoria Highway Commences Soon

Work To Strengthen Victoria Highway Commences Soon

20 July 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Infrastructure Planning and Logistics Nicole Manison New Bridges Ensure A Dry Track Over Big Horse And Little Horse Creeks Victor P Taffa Contract awarded to deliver $35.5 Million bridge replacement at Big Horse and Little Horse Creeks on the Victoria Highway, near Timber Creek New raised bridges will slash annual highway […]

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Berry Less Congested With Opening Of Bypass

Berry Less Congested With Opening Of Bypass

18 July 2017

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian Berry Bypass Opens To Traffic Victor P Taffa Community of Berry now has a safer and less congested town, with traffic now diverted onto the Berry bypass, 6 months ahead of schedule. Premier Gladys Berejiklian joined Member for South Coast Shelley Hancock and Member for Kiama Gareth Ward today […]

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Minister Launches Cycling Road Safety Booklets

Minister Launches Cycling Road Safety Booklets

16 July 2017

Western Australia Minister for Road Safety Michelle Roberts Mutual Respect And Courtesy Key To Cycling Safety Victor P Taffa Best Practice Guides promote responsible sharing of the roads Road Safety Minister Michelle Roberts today launched a series of booklets aimed at promoting mutual respect on the roads by cyclists and motorists. “Cyclists are among Western […]

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Premier Announces Preferred Bidder To Transform Ballarat Line

Premier Announces Preferred Bidder To Transform Ballarat Line

09 July 2017

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews Ballarat Line Upgrade Kick Starts Regional Rail Revival Victor P Taffa Andrews Government’s Regional Rail Revival starts today with Lendlease, Coleman Rail and SMEC now the preferred bidder to transform the Ballarat line. “We’re not wasting a moment upgrading the Ballarat line, and every regional passenger line in Victoria.” Premier Daniel […]

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River Murray Town Of Cadell To Have New Steel-Hulled Ferry By Year’s End

River Murray Town Of Cadell To Have New Steel-Hulled Ferry By Year’s End

08 July 2017

South Australia Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Stephen Mullighan Third Steel Ferry Hull Set To Be Floated And Ready For Fit-Out In Morgan Victor P Taffa River Murray town of Cadell will have a new steel-hulled ferry by the end of the year, with the latest hull ready to be floated to Morgan for fit-out. […]

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High Speed Rail Funding And Services

High Speed Rail Funding And Services

08 July 2017

Funding Of HSR Tracks Victor P Taffa High Speed Rail (HSR Aka Japan’s Bullet Train) Tracks will be funded on a 50:50 basis between Federal, State and Territory Governments. Funding to build HSR Tracks should come from a Lottery with different Lottery Products sold at all Newsagency outlets in all States and Territories. Funding to […]

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High Speed Rail 8 Foot High Walls

High Speed Rail 8 Foot High Walls

08 July 2017

High Speed Rail 8 Foot High Walls Has Numerous Benefits Victor P Taffa High Speed Rail (HSR Aka Japan’s Bullet Train) Corridors will have walls of 8 ft high on either side of the corridor. Reasons for this include: Protects People in a Derailment Eliminates dangerous level crossings Approximately 70 collisions at level crossings per […]

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Seniors 60 Yrs+ Receive Free Public Bus Travel From 1 July 2017

Seniors 60 Yrs+ Receive Free Public Bus Travel From 1 July 2017

02 July 2017

Acting Northern Territory Minister for Infrastructure Planning & Logistics Eva Lawler Freedom And Flexibility For Seniors Victor P Taffa All seniors aged 60 years or over will receive free travel on public buses across the Territory from 1 July 2017, delivering on the Gunner Government’s election commitment to improve lifestyle outcomes for Territory seniors. Acting […]

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Penny Armytage Appointed As New Chair Of Transport Accident Commission

Penny Armytage Appointed As New Chair Of Transport Accident Commission

30 June 2017

Acting Minister for Finance Tim Pallas New Transport Accident Commission Chair Appointed Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has appointed Penny Armytage as the new Chair of the Transport Accident Commission (TAC). “Penny Armytage brings a wealth of experience to this role and we look forward to her driving a new era for the TAC.” Acting […]

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New Daily Ferry Service Direct From Stony Point To Phillip Island

New Daily Ferry Service Direct From Stony Point To Phillip Island

26 June 2017

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan More Island Services With New Ferry Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is delivering more frequent, reliable ferry services between the mainland and French and Phillip Islands. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan announced today that Searoad Ferries (trading as Western Port Ferries) has been awarded the contract to […]

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Barangaroo Connected With New Ferry Wharf Facilities

Barangaroo Connected With New Ferry Wharf Facilities

26 June 2017

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance New Ferry Wharf Opens For Barangaroo Victor P Taffa New Barangaroo Wharf opened to the public today, increasing Sydney’s ferry capacity and servicing the thousands of residents, visitors and workers travelling to Sydney’s newest commercial and residential district. Premier […]

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Melville Bay Boat Ramp Funding To Be Increased

Melville Bay Boat Ramp Funding To Be Increased

18 June 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles Funding Secured For The Territory’s Iconic Melville Bay Boat Ramp Victor P Taffa Minister for Primary Industries and Resources Ken Vowles has today confirmed a Northern Territory Government funding grant to cover the insurance and maintenance costs for the Melville Bay boat ramp. Minister Vowles […]

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Melbourne-Brisbane Inland Rail Project Is On The Wrong Track

Melbourne-Brisbane Inland Rail Project Is On The Wrong Track

17 June 2017

Queensland Minister for State Development Anthony Lynham Inland Rail On-Track To Bring Jobs To South East Qld Victor P Taffa Third Queensland stage of the $10.9 Billion Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail Project has been declared a coordinated project by the state’s independent Coordinator-General. State Development Minister Dr. Anthony Lynham said the $1.2 Billion section […]

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Minister Announces 5 Firms To Build Ballarat Line Upgrade

Minister Announces 5 Firms To Build Ballarat Line Upgrade

16 June 2017

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan Ballarat Line Upgrade Ramps Up Victor P Taffa Some of Australia’s biggest construction companies are vying to deliver the Andrews Government’s transformation of the Ballarat line. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan announced today that there were 5 experienced construction firms competing to build the $518 Million Ballarat […]

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