Queensland Ports To Exclude Foreign Ships Temporarily

Queensland Ports To Exclude Foreign Ships Temporarily

23 March 2020

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Maritime Decision Puts Queensland Safety At Forefront Victor P Taffa Queensland has been at the forefront of the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey said Maritime Safety Queensland’s (MSQ) decision this week to exclude all foreign ships from […]

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Public Transport Not Affected By Large Gatherings Advice

Public Transport Not Affected By Large Gatherings Advice

21 March 2020

Tasmania Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael Ferguson Public Transport Continuing Victor P Taffa Health, safety and wellbeing of Tasmanians is our number one priority as we face the challenge of coronavirus, and we will continue to manage the risk of the virus based on the best and latest evidence and medical advice. We’re working […]

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New Railway Stations For Cheltenham And Mentone

New Railway Stations For Cheltenham And Mentone

20 March 2020

Victoria Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan Major Construction Underway At Cheltenham And Mentone Victor P Taffa Works are underway to remove 3 dangerous level crossings and build 2 new railway stations in Cheltenham and Mentone with a 1-week rail closure beginning today as construction ramps up. “We’re continuing work on these projects despite the […]

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North Strathfield Railway Station Needs 4 Platforms

North Strathfield Railway Station Needs 4 Platforms

08 February 2020

Twin Island 4 Platform North Strathfield Railway Station Victor P Taffa Strathfield-Hornsby Northern Line can continue to operate while North Strathfield Railway Station is expanded to 4 Platforms. Recently installed lifts will be enhanced. North Strathfield Railway Station opened on 9 June 1918 as an island platform facility. Existing side platform No. 3 opened in […]

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Government Policy Leaves Willow Tree Railway Station Isolated

Government Policy Leaves Willow Tree Railway Station Isolated

08 February 2020

Willow Tree Railway Station Victor P Taffa When the Newcastle Railway Line in New South Wales was under threat of destruction that ultimately succeeded, Editor Victor P Taffa visited Willow Tree Railway Station located in the Federal seat of New England. Willow Tree Railway Station is on the Armidale Railway Line in the Northern Tablelands […]

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32 New Weekly Rail Services For The South East

32 New Weekly Rail Services For The South East

05 February 2020

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Extra Train Services Arrive For South East Commuters Victor P Taffa South east rail commuters are set to benefit from more than 12,000 additional seats, with the Palaszczuk Government today announcing 32 new weekly services for the south east. The services, which start from March 2, […]

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Extra Trams For St. Kilda Festival 2020

Extra Trams For St. Kilda Festival 2020

05 February 2020

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne Extra Trams For The Iconic St. Kilda Festival Victor P Taffa With 400,000 people expected to head to the bay for the 40th St. Kilda Festival next Sunday, the Andrews Government is adding hundreds of extra tram services to get people to the festivities more quickly. Public transport […]

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Ross Love Appointed Chairperson Of Fremantle Ports Authority

Ross Love Appointed Chairperson Of Fremantle Ports Authority

01 February 2020

Western Australia Minister for Ports Alannah MacTiernan Fremantle Ports Chairperson To Oversee Future Growth Victor P Taffa Ross Love appointed chairperson of Fremantle Ports Authority Kate Lewins appointed to Fremantle Ports board; Kim Horne reappointed to board McGowan Government has appointed Ross Love as chairperson of the Fremantle Ports Authority to help steer the future […]

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300 Surface Car Parks To Go Underground As Part Of State Square Masterplan

300 Surface Car Parks To Go Underground As Part Of State Square Masterplan

01 February 2020

Northern Territory Minister for Infrastructure Planning and Logistics Eva Lawler State Square Underground Car Park Now Complete Victor P Taffa Thanks to $20 Million from the Northern Territory Government, Darwin’s CBD is one-step closer to being a cooler and more attractive space with the State Square Underground Car Park now complete and open to the […]

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20 Large U-Troughs To Be Installed For New Rail Overpass

20 Large U-Troughs To Be Installed For New Rail Overpass

01 February 2020

Victoria Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan Toorak Road Level Crossing Will Be Gone For Good Early Victor P Taffa Dangerous and congested Toorak Road level crossing will be gone for good more than 6 months ahead of schedule, with traffic set to flow freely and trains traveling over the new rail bridge in April. […]

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On-Dock Rail Approved For Port Of Melbourne

On-Dock Rail Approved For Port Of Melbourne

31 January 2020

Victoria Minister for Ports and Freight Melissa Horne Full Steam Ahead For On-Dock Rail Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is getting more freight onto trains and taking trucks off local roads with the approval of new on-dock rail to be built at the Port of Melbourne. Minister for Ports and Freight Melissa Horne today approved […]

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New Carrum Railway Station To Have Another Nepean Highway Connection

New Carrum Railway Station To Have Another Nepean Highway Connection

30 January 2020

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews More Level Crossings To Go As Carrum Blitz Begins Victor P Taffa A 2-week construction blitz that will remove 3 dangerous and congested level crossings, build a new Carrum Railway Station and provide another connection to the Nepean Highway will kick off in Carrum this Sunday. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister […]

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McGowan Govt To Establish Public Fishing Platform At Bunbury Port

McGowan Govt To Establish Public Fishing Platform At Bunbury Port

27 January 2020

Western Australia Minister for Ports Alannah MacTiernan New Public Fishing Platform At Bunbury Port Victor P Taffa McGowan Government to establish public fishing platform at Bunbury Outer Harbour Existing Service Jetty to be converted into a fishing platform, allowing public access to the Bunbury Outer Harbour for the first time since 2004 Delivers on election […]

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Major Works On Dohertys-Fitzgerald Intersection Are Now Completed

Major Works On Dohertys-Fitzgerald Intersection Are Now Completed

26 January 2020

Victoria Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan Dohertys-Fitzgerald Intersection Upgrade Completed Victor P Taffa Drivers in Melbourne’s west can now enjoy a smoother and more reliable journey through Laverton North, with major works on the Dohertys-Fitzgerald intersection now complete. “We thank the community for their patience while we carried out these essential works to cut […]

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Plan Unveiled For Redfern Railway Station Lifts

Plan Unveiled For Redfern Railway Station Lifts

26 January 2020

New South Wales Minister for Transport Andrew Constance Redfern Railway Station Upgrade With New Southern Concourse Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government is improving accessibility at Redfern Railway Station as part of the Transport Access Program. Project aims to provide a railway station precinct that is accessible to those with a disability, limited mobility, […]

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Ian Shepherd Appointed Chairperson Of Southern Ports Authority

Ian Shepherd Appointed Chairperson Of Southern Ports Authority

25 January 2020

Western Australia Minister for Ports Alannah MacTiernan New Chairperson To Lead Southern Ports Authority Victor P Taffa Ian Shepherd appointed chairperson of Southern Ports Authority Jane Cutler appointed to Southern Ports board McGowan Government has appointed Ian Shepherd as Chairperson of the Southern Ports Authority to help drive development in Bunbury, Albany and Esperance. “Ports […]

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Upgrade Of North Dandalup Railway Station Now Complete

Upgrade Of North Dandalup Railway Station Now Complete

24 January 2020

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti New North Dandalup Railway Station Open For Australind Passengers Victor P Taffa $750,000 upgrade of North Dandalup Railway Station now complete Station now accessible to passengers with mobility issues Upgrade saw installation of new raised platform with shelter New North Dandalup Railway Station is now open for Australind […]

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Sydney Metropolitan Area Only Needs 1 Heavy Rail Network

Sydney Metropolitan Area Only Needs 1 Heavy Rail Network

18 January 2020

Sydney Has 2 Competing Rail Bureaucracies Victor P Taffa On 18 January 1977, the 6.09 am train from Mount Victoria never made it to Sydney Central Railway Station. At 8.12 am the train jumped the tracks and careered into the stanchions of the Bold Street road overpass. 84 people were killed and more than 210 […]

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Traffic Flowing Again On Kings Highway

Traffic Flowing Again On Kings Highway

17 January 2020

New South Wales Member for Bega Andrew Constance Kings Highway Reopens To Traffic Victor P Taffa Kings Highway has re-opened to traffic, after crews worked around the clock to repair damage caused by devastating bushfires. Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Paul Toole said Transport for New South Wales crews had been working hard to […]

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Safe Seats And Safer Kids Program Launched By Minister

Safe Seats And Safer Kids Program Launched By Minister

16 January 2020

Victoria Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos Free Statewide Car Seat Fittings & Safety Checks Kick Off Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is delivering on its commitment to provide Victorian families with free, expert child car seat fittings and safety checks to keep their little passengers safe. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos visited the Span Community […]

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