Apollo Bay Harbour To Be Dredged For Safer Use

Apollo Bay Harbour To Be Dredged For Safer Use

15 September 2019

Victoria Minister for Port and Freight Melissa Horne Improving Apollo Bay Harbour For Locals To Enjoy Victor P Taffa Andrews Government will improve the Apollo Bay Harbour keeping it safe for boaters, fishers and tourists. Minister for Ports and Freight Melissa Horne today visited the harbour to announce $1.3 Million to carry out works including […]

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North Coast Line Upgrade Project Underway

North Coast Line Upgrade Project Underway

15 September 2019

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Major Rail Projects Put Regional Jobs On Track Victor P Taffa Major rail projects worth almost $305 Million are driving a regional rail jobs boom across Queensland. Largest investment is the $100 Million North Coast line upgrade between Townsville and Rockhampton which started construction in July […]

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Dredging Completed At Port Of Broome For Increased Docking Capacity

Dredging Completed At Port Of Broome For Increased Docking Capacity

13 September 2019

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan A Promising Tourism Boon For Broome Victor P Taffa Broome visitation starts to ramp up as McGowan Government continues to drive job-creating and economy boosting initiatives Election commitment to dredge the Port of Broome delivered ahead of cruise season Dredging now complete and enables round-the-clock access for cruise ships including […]

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Gold Coast Line Patronage Up 5% Over Past 5 Years

Gold Coast Line Patronage Up 5% Over Past 5 Years

13 September 2019

Queensland Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones State Forges Ahead With Three New Railway Stations On The Gold Coast Victor P Taffa State Government has today revealed the preferred location for the first of 3 Gold Coast railway stations that will be delivered as part of the Cross-River Rail Project. Minister for Tourism Industry […]

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8 Km Extension Of Armadale Line To Byford

8 Km Extension Of Armadale Line To Byford

08 September 2019

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Byford Rail Extension Takes Next Step Forward Victor P Taffa Stage 1 of business case for Byford rail extension submitted to Infrastructure Australia Armadale Line will be extended by almost 8 km to Byford Extension will create more transport and employment opportunities for the fast-growing southern suburbs McGowan […]

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Andrews Govt Scraps Frankston Boat Ramp Fees

Andrews Govt Scraps Frankston Boat Ramp Fees

06 September 2019

Victoria Minister for Fishing and Boating Jaala Pulford No More Boat Ramp Fees At Frankston Victor P Taffa Boat Ramp fees have been scrapped for boaters using Kananook Creek and Olivers Hill boat ramps in Frankston, giving Victorians even more reasons to celebrate the start of the boating and fishing season. Minister for Fishing and […]

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8 Km Of New Track To Be Constructed Between Dandenong And Cranbourne

8 Km Of New Track To Be Constructed Between Dandenong And Cranbourne

02 September 2019

Victoria Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan Upgrading The Cranbourne Line To Run More Services Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is getting on with vital upgrades to the Cranbourne line, with works to remove the remaining level crossings and duplicate track starting next year. Andrews Government has today announced the timeline for the Cranbourne Line […]

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Improvements To Take Place Between North Melbourne And Upfield Railway Stations

Improvements To Take Place Between North Melbourne And Upfield Railway Stations

02 September 2019

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne Works To Improve Reliability On The Upfield Line Victor P Taffa Works to improve reliability on the Upfield line are ramping up with track, signal and electrical upgrades to take place this week improving reliability for passengers. “Whether it’s track, signal and electrical upgrades or getting on with […]

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Rail Patronage Up 1.6 % For 2018-19

Rail Patronage Up 1.6 % For 2018-19

02 September 2019

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Public Transport Patronage Increase Follows Strong METRONET Campaign Victor P Taffa Boardings on Transperth services grow by 1.6 Million trips in 2018-19 Overall patronage increase follows effective PTA and METRONET campaign Second consecutive year of growth in train passengers across the network Today marks 40 years since the […]

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New Hamilton Street Bridge Opened By Minister

New Hamilton Street Bridge Opened By Minister

29 August 2019

Western Australia Minister for Transport and Planning Rita Saffioti New Hamilton Street Bridge Now Open To Traffic Victor P Taffa $8 Million replacement bridge project now open to traffic Provides vital links to Bob Hawke College and future Subi East development Improved cycling and pedestrian facilities part of the new bridge Project delivered on budget […]

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Marshall Govt Launches Think! Road Safety Campaign

Marshall Govt Launches Think! Road Safety Campaign

26 August 2019

South Australia Minister for Police Corey Wingard Drivers Told To Think! Before Hitting The Road Victor P Taffa Urging South Australians to Think! about their driving behaviours will form part of a mutli-pronged approach to curb trauma on the state’s roads. Marshall Government has today launched the ‘Think!’ messaging, which is able to complement numerous […]

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Level Crossing Design Work Keeps Berwick Railway Station In Current Position

Level Crossing Design Work Keeps Berwick Railway Station In Current Position

25 August 2019

Victoria Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan Getting On And Removing The Clyde Road Level Crossing Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is removing the dangerous and congested Clyde Road level crossing in Berwick by building a road underpass beneath the Pakenham line. “We’re removing 17 level crossings on the Pakenham line, getting people home sooner […]

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Newcastle Needs CBD Railway Line Restored

Newcastle Needs CBD Railway Line Restored

25 August 2019

Newcastle CBD Has Closed Down Since Railway Line Was Removed Victor P Taffa Newcastle CBD needs its railway line with commuters continuing to struggle without it. Since the Newcastle Railway Line closed, businesses have closed and Newcastle CBD is starting to resemble a ghost town. Newcastle needs a Railway Line and High-Speed Rail to Brisbane […]

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Bayswater Railway Station Upgrade Shortlisted To 2 Proponents

Bayswater Railway Station Upgrade Shortlisted To 2 Proponents

23 August 2019

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Shortlisted Proponents For Bayswater Railway Station Upgrade Announced Victor P Taffa 2 proponents shortlisted to design and build the new METRONET Bayswater Railway Station Project will transform Bayswater into a thriving railway station hub creating local jobs Early works on station upgrade to begin later this year including […]

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Oakleigh Railway Station Upgrade To Include 2 New Lifts

Oakleigh Railway Station Upgrade To Include 2 New Lifts

23 August 2019

Victoria Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan Oakleigh Railway Station Upgrade Underway To Benefit Commuters Victor P Taffa Works to improve Oakleigh Railway Station will start this month as a part of a transformation that will provide better facilities and greater accessibility for the community. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan and Member for Oakleigh […]

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Queensland Calls On Federal Govt For Fairer Deal With Inland Rail Funding

Queensland Calls On Federal Govt For Fairer Deal With Inland Rail Funding

22 August 2019

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Inland Rail Deal Can Be Done With Fairer Funding Victor P Taffa Ahead of a two-day Inland Rail conference in Toowoomba this week, the Palaszczuk Government has put the interstate rail freight project at the centre of funding negotiations with Canberra. Palaszczuk Government has written to […]

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1 Concrete Wall Segment Produced Every 7 Minutes For Twin 9 Km Metro Tunnel

1 Concrete Wall Segment Produced Every 7 Minutes For Twin 9 Km Metro Tunnel

20 August 2019

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews Massive Metro Tunnel Factory Creating Victorian Jobs Victor P Taffa A huge, state-of-the-art concrete plant is helping build the Metro Tunnel and creating jobs in Melbourne’s west. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan visited the $18 Million purpose-built facility in Deer Park today, where 70 workers are […]

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Reservoir Level Crossing Removal Finally Gets Underway

Reservoir Level Crossing Removal Finally Gets Underway

18 August 2019

Victoria Assistant Treasurer Robin Scott Full Steam Ahead For Reservoir Level Crossing Removal Victor P Taffa Next major phase of works at the Reservoir level crossing removal site will kick off tomorrow. This allows construction crews to ramp up work and get on and remove this notorious crossing for good. “No Government has removed this […]

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Train Drivers Required In Western Australia

Train Drivers Required In Western Australia

18 August 2019

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti New Train Drivers Sought Ahead Of METRONET Expansion Victor P Taffa New round of recruitment for Transperth railcar drivers opens today 60 new drivers sought to cater for natural attrition and METRONET network expansion New recruits to be among the first to drive on the Forrestfield-Airport Link, due […]

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Mornington Peninsula To Have Boat Ramp Fees Scrapped

Mornington Peninsula To Have Boat Ramp Fees Scrapped

16 August 2019

Victoria Minister for Fishing and Boating Jaala Pulford Boat Ramp Fees Scrapped Across The Mornington Peninsula Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is delivering on its commitment to get more people out on the water by scrapping parking and launching fees on the Mornington Peninsula. Minister for Fishing and Boating Jaala Pulford and Member for Nepean […]

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