North Terrace King William Street Tram Diamond Junction Only To Have 3 Of 4 Sides

North Terrace King William Street Tram Diamond Junction Only To Have 3 Of 4 Sides

19 November 2018

South Australia Minister for Transport Stephan Knoll Right-Hand Turn Project Will Not Proceed Victor P Taffa Marshall Government will not proceed with constructing a right-hand turn for trams at the intersection of King William Street and North Terrace. A report prepared by independent engineering experts Aurecon identifies that installing a right-hand turn for trams at […]

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Freight Rail Share To Fremantle Port Is 57 % Higher Than National Average

Freight Rail Share To Fremantle Port Is 57 % Higher Than National Average

18 November 2018

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Western Australia Leads The Nation For Freight On Rail Victor P Taffa Fremantle Port has the highest freight rail share of any major city port in Australia McGowan Government policy acknowledged in Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) report Freight rail share to Fremantle Port, 57 % higher […]

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Changes To Motorcycle Licensing System Takes Effect On 5 November 2018

Changes To Motorcycle Licensing System Takes Effect On 5 November 2018

04 November 2018

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Novice Motorcyclist Safety A Focus Of New Licence Process Victor P Taffa Changes to better prepare motorcycle licence applicants and train safer riders New process to come into effect on Monday, November 5 Western Australia to introduce Australia’s first motorcycle specific Hazard Perception Test State Government has made […]

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Updated Transperth App Includes Real-Time Bus Tracking

Updated Transperth App Includes Real-Time Bus Tracking

02 November 2018

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Passengers To Test New Frontier Of Public Transport Technology Victor P Taffa Bus passengers invited to beta test the next generation Transperth app New Transperth app allows users to track buses in real time Users will go into the draw to win $75 of SmartRider credit McGowan Government […]

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Transport Activity Contributed $122.3 Billion To GDP In 2015-16

Transport Activity Contributed $122.3 Billion To GDP In 2015-16

31 October 2018

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Transport Activity Contributed $122.3 Billion To GDP Victor P Taffa Total transport activity contributed $122.3 Billion to the Australian economy in 2015-16, according to a data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. For the first time, the ABS brings together the total contribution of transport activity across all […]

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100 Km/h Returns To Tullamarine Freeway

100 Km/h Returns To Tullamarine Freeway

31 October 2018

Victoria Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan Win For Drivers As Tulla Speed Limit Returns To 100 Km/h Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is delivering a faster journey for drivers on the Tullamarine Freeway, with speeds returning to 100 km/h on newly asphalted sections between Melrose Drive and Melbourne Airport. “Drivers on the […]

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Liberal/Nationals Coalition Govt To Offer Car Registration Discount For Red P-Platers

Liberal/Nationals Coalition Govt To Offer Car Registration Discount For Red P-Platers

29 October 2018

Victoria Shadow Minister for Roads and Infrastructure David Hodgett Car Registration Discount For Red P Platers Victor P Taffa An elected Liberal/Nationals Coalition Government will offer car registration discount of around $295 for Red P-Platers, Shadow Minister for Roads and Infrastructure David Hodgett said. Premier Daniel Andrews has lost control of the cost of living […]

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CCTV To Be Rolled Out At More Swan River Boat Ramps

CCTV To Be Rolled Out At More Swan River Boat Ramps

28 October 2018

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti CCTV Rollout To Increase Safety At Boating Hotspots Victor P Taffa New CCTV systems for boating hotspots to monitor on-water safety compliance Belmont trial led to a large increase in fines issued and safer boating behaviour Consideration underway of potential for mobile units to be used at large […]

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Roundabout Installed At Hosken Street-North West Coastal Highway Intersection

Roundabout Installed At Hosken Street-North West Coastal Highway Intersection

28 October 2018

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Busy North West Coastal Highway Junction Roundabout Completed Victor P Taffa $4.4 Million upgrade to Hosken Street-North West Coastal Highway junction near Bluff Point in Geraldton now open New 4-leg roundabout replaces T-junction and includes shared path upgrade Upgrade makes intersection safer for pedestrians, cyclists and 12,500 motorists […]

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Andrews Govt To Shift More Freight Onto Rail Network

Andrews Govt To Shift More Freight Onto Rail Network

27 October 2018

Victoria Minister for Ports Luke Donnellan Port Rail Projects To Take Trucks Off Local Roads Victor P Taffa Andrews Government will take tens of thousands of trucks off local roads in the inner west, with 2 new projects to shift more Victorian freight on the rail network. Major freight hubs in Melbourne’s north and west […]

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Wider Chandler Highway Bridge To Open 29 October 2018

Wider Chandler Highway Bridge To Open 29 October 2018

27 October 2018

Victoria Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan New Chandler Highway Bridge To Open On Monday Victor P Taffa Drivers are a step closer to a faster and less congested drive on the Chandler Highway, with the Andrews Government’s brand-new Chandler Highway Bridge set to open to traffic for the first time from Monday, […]

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2 Bruny Island Ferries To Be Built In Tasmania

2 Bruny Island Ferries To Be Built In Tasmania

24 October 2018

Tasmania Minister for Infrastructure Jeremy Rockliff Bruny Island Ferries To Be Built Locally Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government welcomes today’s announcement that SeaLink Travel Group will build 2 new Bruny Island ferries in Tasmania, Minister for Infrastructure Jeremy Rockliff said. SeaLink has already built 6 vessels in Tasmania since 2013 and the contract with Richardson […]

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$15 Million Road Maintenance And Improvements Announced By Minister

$15 Million Road Maintenance And Improvements Announced By Minister

23 October 2018

New South Wales Minister for Roads Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey Drought Grants For Freight On Local Roads Victor P Taffa Councils are being encouraged to apply for a share of $15 Million the New South Wales Government is investing to support the increased movement of drought relief. Minister for Roads Maritime and Freight Melinda […]

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Shortfall Of $99.6 Billion With Andrews Govt Rail Plan

Shortfall Of $99.6 Billion With Andrews Govt Rail Plan

18 October 2018

Victoria Shadow Minister for Public Transport David Davis Farce Rail Victor P Taffa 2 weeks ago, Labor attacked Opposition Leader Matthew Guy’s fully funded plan for high speed regional rail throughout Victoria. Today, Labor has announced a half-baked, panicked alternative with no money for construction for at least 4 years, Shadow Minister for Public Transport […]

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Suburban Rail Loop To Cost $70 Billion Resulting In Tax Hikes For Families

Suburban Rail Loop To Cost $70 Billion Resulting In Tax Hikes For Families

15 October 2018

Victoria Shadow Minister for Roads and Infrastructure David Hodgett Daniel Andrews Puts The Handbrake On Motorists Victor P Taffa Australian Automobile Association’s first annual congestion report shows what every Victorian already knew that Melbourne’s traffic congestion is out of control and the worst in Australia, Shadow Minister for Roads and Infrastructure David Hodgett said. “Labor […]

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Upgrade To VLocity Carriages For Regional Passengers

Upgrade To VLocity Carriages For Regional Passengers

15 October 2018

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews More Trains With Larger Space For Regional Passengers Victor P Taffa Regional passengers are set to see the first of the new VLocity carriages from next month and a refresh of Victoria’s regional train fleet paving the way for bigger trains, thanks to the Andrews Government. Premier Daniel Andrews and the […]

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Federal Shorten Govt To Top Up State Monies For Suburban Rail Loop

Federal Shorten Govt To Top Up State Monies For Suburban Rail Loop

15 October 2018

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews Only Labor Will Deliver Suburban Rail Loop Victor P Taffa Only project that will connect Victoria and slash congestion across Melbourne is the Suburban Rail Loop and only a re-elected Andrews Government will get it done. “Only Labor has a plan to get Victorians where they need to go on fast […]

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Spirit Of Tasmania Ships Carry Record 448,764 Passengers For 2017-18

Spirit Of Tasmania Ships Carry Record 448,764 Passengers For 2017-18

15 October 2018

Tasmania Minister for Infrastructure Jeremy Rockliff Spirit Passenger Numbers Continue To Soar Victor P Taffa Latest TT Line statistics confirm the 2 Spirits are carrying more passengers than ever before while also achieving record freight volumes, Minister for Infrastructure Jeremy Rockliff said. Spirit of Tasmania ships carried a record 448,764 passengers for 2017-18, which is […]

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Upgrade For Buntine Highway Well Underway

Upgrade For Buntine Highway Well Underway

09 October 2018

Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack Northern Territory Minister for Infrastructure Planning and Logistics Eva Lawler $40 Million Buntine Highway Upgrade Well Underway In Northern Australia Victor P Taffa Further upgrades to one of the Northern Territory’s high-priority cattle routes has started, following the start of construction for Package 1 in June. Contract for the delivery […]

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200 Km/h Trains For Regional Victoria

200 Km/h Trains For Regional Victoria

08 October 2018

Victoria Opposition Leader Matthew Guy Victoria Shadow Minister for Public Transport David Davis High Speed Rail Authority To Be Based In Latrobe Valley Victor P Taffa High Speed Rail Authority will be established in the Latrobe Valley by a Liberal Nationals Government to manage the delivery of European-style High Speed Rail right across Victoria, Opposition […]

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