Old Roebourne-Wittenoom Road To Be Improved

Old Roebourne-Wittenoom Road To Be Improved

15 July 2019

Western Australia Acting Minister for Transport Francis Logan Western Australia Minister for Lands Ben Wyatt Improving The Old Roebourne-Wittenoom Road Victor P Taffa McGowan Government leads project to repair and remediate contaminated stretch of road Project to be jointly funded by the State Government and Shire of Ashburton Road user and community safety drive State’s […]

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Peak Hour Traffic Crawl Extends To M4 Tunnels From This Weekend

Peak Hour Traffic Crawl Extends To M4 Tunnels From This Weekend

11 July 2019

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Minister for Roads Andrew Constance New M4 Tunnels To Open This Weekend Victor P Taffa Peak Hour Traffic Crawl extends to the new M4 Tunnels which open from Saturday morning, slashing travel times for tens of thousands of Western Sydney drivers who currently sit in traffic […]

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Everton Park Black Spot To Be Solved With $1.8 Million Funding

Everton Park Black Spot To Be Solved With $1.8 Million Funding

09 July 2019

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Palaszczuk Government Announces $1.8 Million To Everton Park Fix Black Spot Victor P Taffa A solution is on the way for a notorious Everton Park black spot. Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey announced a $1.8 Million upgrade was expected to start before the […]

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Refresh Program To Ensure 9-Car VLocity Trains For Entire Fleet

Refresh Program To Ensure 9-Car VLocity Trains For Entire Fleet

08 July 2019

Victoria Acting Premier Lisa Neville Victoria Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne Regional Train Revamp To Improve Services And Support Jobs Victor P Taffa Passengers in regional Victoria and Melbourne’s west will soon enjoy a more comfortable and accessible journey, thanks to the Andrews Government’s $50 Million refresh of Victoria’s entire fleet of VLocity trains. […]

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750 Years Of Experience Oversees Passenger Safety On Melbourne Tram Network

750 Years Of Experience Oversees Passenger Safety On Melbourne Tram Network

08 July 2019

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne New Technology Keeps Tram Passengers Moving Victor P Taffa   New technology upgrades to the Yarra Trams Operations Centre will minimise the impact of disruptions and incidents on the tram network, helping reduce delays and cancellations for Melbourne passengers. More than 20 highly skilled controllers are now using […]

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Tenderer For Regency Road-Pym Street Project Announced

Tenderer For Regency Road-Pym Street Project Announced

06 July 2019

South Australia Minister for Transport Stephan Knoll Building Regency Road-Pym Street Begins This Year Victor P Taffa South Australia Marshall and Federal Morrison Governments have announced the successful tenderer for the major works contract on the $354.3 Million, North-South Corridor, Regency Road-Pym Street Project. A consortium of McConnell Dowell Constructors (Aust) Pty Ltd, Mott MacDonald […]

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Formal Approval Process Launched For Canberra Light Rail Stage 2

Formal Approval Process Launched For Canberra Light Rail Stage 2

06 July 2019

Australian Capital Territory Minister for Transport Chris Steel Getting On With Light Rail Stage 2 Victor P Taffa Next stage of Canberra’s light rail network linking the city to Woden is a step closer today with the Australian Capital Territory Government launching the formal approval process for the project. During the 2016 election, Australian Capital […]

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Glenroy Road Level Crossing To Be Removed

Glenroy Road Level Crossing To Be Removed

03 July 2019

Victoria Acting Premier Lisa Neville Getting On With Removing Glenroy Road Level Crossing Victor P Taffa Andrews Government will remove the next dangerous and congested level crossing on the Craigieburn line by building a rail trench under Glenroy Road in Glenroy. Acting Premier Lisa Neville joined Acting Minister for Transport Infrastructure Melissa Horne and Member […]

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2018 Annual Marine Incident Report Tabled In Parliament By Minister

2018 Annual Marine Incident Report Tabled In Parliament By Minister

03 July 2019

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Queensland Records Lowest Boating Fatalities In 4 Years Victor Taffa Queensland has recorded its lowest number of recreational boating deaths in the past 4 years. 2018 annual Marine Incident Report, prepared by Maritime Safety Queensland, was tabled in Parliament this week by Minister for Transport and […]

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Agreements Reached On Stephenson Avenue Extension

Agreements Reached On Stephenson Avenue Extension

03 July 2019

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Stephenson Avenue Extension Reaches Significant Milestone Victor P Taffa Statement of Intent signed between State Government and City of Stirling progressing the extension of Stephenson Avenue Phase 1 of construction to begin in early 2020 and will extend Stephenson Avenue from Scarborough Beach […]

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Adelaide Trams And Trains To Be Privatised

Adelaide Trams And Trains To Be Privatised

03 July 2019

South Australia Minister for Transport Stephan Knoll Proven Model To Deliver Better Services And Patronage Growth Victor P Taffa Outsourcing of the provision of public transport services is a tried and proven model that delivers better services and drives patronage growth. Public transport patronage growth has occurred across many jurisdictions following the outsourcing of services. […]

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SAPTA Board Appointments Commence Effective 1 July 2019

SAPTA Board Appointments Commence Effective 1 July 2019

30 June 2019

South Australia Minister for Transport Stephan Knoll SAPTA Board Appointments Victor P Taffa Marshall Government has appointed 4 experts to the South Australian Public Transport Authority Advisory Board (SAPTA) effective 1 July 2019. Following 4 appointees have extensive experience in public transport at all levels of government in Australia and overseas allowing SAPTA to draw […]

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Robyn Seymour To Lead Newly Created Office Of Road Safety

Robyn Seymour To Lead Newly Created Office Of Road Safety

30 June 2019

Victoria Minister for Roads Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford New Focus To Tackle The Road Toll Victor P Taffa Andrews Government will establish a dedicated office of road safety to focus the state’s efforts on tackling Victoria’s road toll and will be headed by VicRoads Chief Executive Robyn Seymour. “Victoria has a proud […]

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Red Tape Slashed For Heavy Vehicle Industry

Red Tape Slashed For Heavy Vehicle Industry

27 June 2019

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Permit Reform To Boost Heavy Vehicle Industry Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government has announced it will slash red tape for heavy vehicles in a move set to save industry more than $1 Million in fees and 3,300 hours in paperwork. Permit durations for Class 1 Oversize […]

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Recycled Plastic Railway Sleepers To Be Installed For An 18 Month Trial

Recycled Plastic Railway Sleepers To Be Installed For An 18 Month Trial

24 June 2019

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne Victoria Minister for Energy Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio Full Steam Ahead For Recycled Plastic Railway Sleepers Victor P Taffa Trains travelling through Richmond will now be running on railway sleepers made from recycled plastic. Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio and Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne […]

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Swan Hill Railway Line To Be Upgraded

Swan Hill Railway Line To Be Upgraded

24 June 2019

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne Boosting Safety And Reliability On Swan Hill Railway Line Victor P Taffa Swan Hill railway line is undergoing a four-and-a-half-day blitz of track, signal and structure improvement works thanks to the Andrews Government, helping the line maintain its strong levels of reliability. “Our program of continual maintenance and […]

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Tender Awarded For Mandorah Jetty Design

Tender Awarded For Mandorah Jetty Design

22 June 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Infrastructure Planning and Logistics Eva Lawler Mandorah Jetty Design Tender Awarded Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is creating local jobs with the award of the detailed design tender for the new marine facilities at Mandorah. “Territory Government’s top priority is jobs and this project will support approximately 275 jobs for […]

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Anthony Donald Appointed Chief Executive Officer Of TasPorts

Anthony Donald Appointed Chief Executive Officer Of TasPorts

21 June 2019

Tasmania Minister for Infrastructure Jeremy Rockliff TasPorts Appoints New CEO Victor P Taffa Minister for Infrastructure Jeremy Rockliff has announced that Anthony Donald has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Tasmanian Ports Corporation (TasPorts). Mr. Donald has significant maritime, transport and logistics experience, having previously worked for the Port of […]

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Funding Locks In 1,200 Brisbane Buses Operating On 420 Routes

Funding Locks In 1,200 Brisbane Buses Operating On 420 Routes

21 June 2019

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey $1 Billion Deal Locked In For Brisbane Bus Services Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government will commit $1 Billion over the next 3 years to support Brisbane’s bus services. A new contract signed by the Department of Transport and Main Roads and Brisbane City Council (BCC) has […]

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New Tonsley Railway Station To Be Built As Part Of Flinders Link Project

New Tonsley Railway Station To Be Built As Part Of Flinders Link Project

18 June 2019

South Australia Minister for Transport Stephan Knoll Marshall Government Delivers New Tonsley Railway Station Victor P Taffa Marshall Government is delivering $8 Million in the 2019-20 State Budget for the construction of the new Tonsley railway station. As announced in 2017, the current Tonsley railway station cannot remain in its current location as the Flinders […]

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