75 % Of Gold Coast Residents Support Burleigh Heads Light Rail Extension

75 % Of Gold Coast Residents Support Burleigh Heads Light Rail Extension

20 September 2018

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Community Feedback Firmly Behind Light Rail Extension To Burleigh Heads Victor P Taffa More than 75 % of Gold Coast residents support Light Rail Stage 3A, according to an independent survey conducted as part of recent community consultation. Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said […]

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Historic Lockyer Creek Railway Bridge To Be Refurbished

Historic Lockyer Creek Railway Bridge To Be Refurbished

14 September 2018

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Historic Lockyer Creek Railway Bridge Gets $4.5 Million Upgrade Victor P Taffa A historic disused rail bridge in the Brisbane Valley is undergoing a $4.5 Million refurbishment, making it a major tourist attraction for the region. Member for Ipswich West Jim Madden, a former Somerset Councillor, […]

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Freshwater Railway Station Upgrade Works Now Completed

Freshwater Railway Station Upgrade Works Now Completed

13 September 2018

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey $4.8 Million Facelift For Freshwater Railway Station Complete Victor P Taffa Final works on a $4.8 Million facelift of Far North Queensland’s popular Freshwater Railway Station are now complete, enhancing the site’s facilities for the more than 400,000 customers who enjoy the Kuranda Scenic Railway (KSR) […]

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Broadmeadows Railway Station Upgrade Works Get Underway

Broadmeadows Railway Station Upgrade Works Get Underway

11 September 2018

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan Better Access For Broadmeadows Passengers Victor P Taffa Broadmeadows passengers will benefit from a modern railway station, faster travel times and more trains thanks to works funded by the Andrews Government. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan and Member for Broadmeadows Frank McGuire today visited Broadmeadows Railway Station, […]

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Planning For Everton Park Link Road Gets Underway

Planning For Everton Park Link Road Gets Underway

10 September 2018

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Design Work To Ease Everton Park Traffic Victor P Taffa Motorists travelling through Everton Park can soon expect a safer, less congested journey, with design work set to begin on a major $26 Million upgrade. Road Project, known as the Everton Park Link Road, will provide […]

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Endeavour Valley Road Now Totally Sealed With Bitumen

Endeavour Valley Road Now Totally Sealed With Bitumen

08 September 2018

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Palaszczuk Government’s Endeavours Rewarded With Total Sealing Of Remote Road Victor P Taffa A remote road on Queensland’s Cape York Peninsula has been sealed, connecting the Indigenous community of Hope Vale to the rest of the world via bitumen for the first time. Member for Cook […]

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Victoria’s Entire VLocity Train Fleet Now Fitted Out With Mobile Signal Boosters

Victoria’s Entire VLocity Train Fleet Now Fitted Out With Mobile Signal Boosters

08 September 2018

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan All Trains Connected Helping People Where They Need To Go Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is continuing its record investment to get regional passengers where they need to go, with more support for affordable and better connected journeys. “Our regional train commuters and passengers are now better connected […]

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Road And Construction Unit Established For Kowanyama

Road And Construction Unit Established For Kowanyama

03 September 2018

Queensland Minister for Local Government Stirling Hinchliffe Kowanyama’s New Road And Construction Unit Established Victor P Taffa Jobs will be created and vital works carried out with the establishment of a new road and construction unit at the Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire Council, made possible thanks $1.1 Million in funding from the Palaszczuk Government. Member for […]

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Paul Weedon To Retire After Steering Tasports Into Consistent Profits

Paul Weedon To Retire After Steering Tasports Into Consistent Profits

01 September 2018

Tasmania Minister for Infrastructure Jeremy Rockliff Retirement Of Tasports CEO Victor P Taffa Chief Executive Officer of Tasports, Paul Weedon has advised the Government of his intention to retire this September, Minister for Infrastructure Jeremy Rockliff said. Mr. Weedon has spent the last 8 years steering TasPorts into consistent profit, putting the company on track […]

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Yarloop Railway Station Now Upgraded To Disability Access Standards

Yarloop Railway Station Now Upgraded To Disability Access Standards

31 August 2018

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Western Australia Minister for Disability Services Stephen Dawson Upgraded Yarloop Railway Station More Accessible To Passengers Victor P Taffa Upgrade of Yarloop Railway Station now complete Railway Station now accessible to passengers with mobility issues Upgrades are part of McGowan Government’s election commitment to rejuvenate the Australind train service Boost […]

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Wi-fi Trial Soon To Start On Transperth Trains And Buses

Wi-fi Trial Soon To Start On Transperth Trains And Buses

28 August 2018

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Wi-fi Trial To Start On Transperth Services In Western Australia-First Victor P Taffa 2 railway stations and 2 buses to have free wi-fi under a trial from Monday 2 trains to get trial wi-fi by the end of the year Public encouraged to provide feedback Free wi-fi will […]

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Road Safety Education Complex Officially Open By Minister

Road Safety Education Complex Officially Open By Minister

28 August 2018

Victoria Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan Students Hit The Road To Zero With New Safety Complex Victor P Taffa Victorian students will start their journey to becoming safer drivers well before they hit the road following the opening of Victoria’s world-first road safety education complex. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke […]

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New Underground Suburban Rail Loop Plan Unveiled

New Underground Suburban Rail Loop Plan Unveiled

28 August 2018

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews Victoria Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan Underground Suburban Rail Loop To Connect Victoria Victor P Taffa A re-elected Andrews Government will start work on the biggest transformation of public transport in Australian history. “It’s not good enough to ‘extend’ the congestion, we need a plan that doesn’t just force more […]

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State Govt Will Undertake Feasibility Study For Canberra To Eden Railway Line

State Govt Will Undertake Feasibility Study For Canberra To Eden Railway Line

23 August 2018

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro New South Wales Minister for Transport Andrew Constance Canberra To Eden Railway Line Feasibility Study Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government is set to investigate the potential of opening a freight and passenger rail line to connect Canberra to the Port […]

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Premier Unveils Plans To Upgrade Portarlington Pier

Premier Unveils Plans To Upgrade Portarlington Pier

18 August 2018

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews Staying Safe And Dry On The Portarlington Ferry Victor P Taffa Taking a trip on the Portarlington ferry service will be safer and dryer with a re-elected Andrews Government to build a new covered walkway along the Portarlington Pier. “As a Government, we said we’d deliver the Portarlington Safe Harbour project […]

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Planning For Ferry Service On River Derwent Gets Underway

Planning For Ferry Service On River Derwent Gets Underway

15 August 2018

Tasmania Minister for Infrastructure Jeremy Rockliff Metro Tasmania Begins Planning For Ferry Service Victor P Taffa Metro Tasmania has commenced planning for a ferry service on the River Derwent, Minister for Infrastructure Jeremy Rockliff said. Hodgman Government understands that public transport is a critical element of successful transport outcomes for Hobart and we support a […]

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Trial Of Ferry Service Between Geelong And Melbourne To Start In 2019

Trial Of Ferry Service Between Geelong And Melbourne To Start In 2019

09 August 2018

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews Ferry Good News For Geelong So Time To Get Onboard Victor P Taffa Residents in Geelong will have another transport option to Melbourne, with the Andrews Government backing a trial of a ferry service between Geelong and Melbourne. “A ferry service between Geelong and Melbourne doesn’t just benefit commuters it’s a […]

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VLocity Train Carriage Bogies To Be Upgraded For Standard Gauge Track

VLocity Train Carriage Bogies To Be Upgraded For Standard Gauge Track

07 August 2018

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan Work Starts To Get VLocity Trains For The North East Line Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has reached an agreement with Bombardier Transportation Australia to complete the design of the bogies for the new standard gauge VLocity trains for the North East Line. Bombardier is doing this job […]

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Dandenong Rail Junction To Be Upgraded

Dandenong Rail Junction To Be Upgraded

07 August 2018

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan Works Continue On The Cranbourne Line Victor P Taffa Cranbourne line passengers will experience a more robust, reliable and frequent service thanks to one of Melbourne’s biggest ever upgrades to a working rail line. We know there are delays and cancellations on the Cranbourne line, which is why […]

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Pedestrian Safety Improves Around Schools

Pedestrian Safety Improves Around Schools

05 August 2018

New South Wales Minister for Roads Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey Children Safer With Upgrades Around Schools Victor P Taffa Children walking to and from school are now safer after the completion of stage 2 of a $10 Million program to improve pedestrian infrastructure. Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey today announced work […]

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