Faster services for Geelong on the way

Australia’s first faster rail corridor between Melbourne and Geelong will strip 15 minutes off the travel time and mean a congestion free commute to and from Melbourne’s CBD.

21 November 2020

Media release

Melbourne airport rail to create jobs for years to come

The Melbourne Airport Rail Link route will take travellers into the heart of the CBD in less than 30 minutes following an historic agreement announced today between the Australian and Victorian governments

21 November 2020

Media release

Record funding call for heavy vehicle safety programs

Australian heavy vehicle safety programs will receive another significant boost with the launch of Round 6 of the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator’s (NHVR) Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative (HVSI).

20 November 2020

Media release

Samford Community Hub officially opened

Samford is about to become a hive of activity for community groups, residents and start-ups with the new $4.45 million Samford Community Hub precinct officially opened today.

20 November 2020

Media release

Industry engaged for M1 Raymond Terrace link

Early talks have begun with the construction industry to help build the M1 Pacific Motorway extension to Raymond Terrace, which will be one of the Hunter’s biggest infrastructure projects.

20 November 2020

Media release

Transcript - Sounds of the Mountains Radio Interview
Subjects: Regional Recovery Partnerships, Mobile Black Spot Program, Decentralisation, Coronavirus, Inland Rail;

19 November 2020

Interview

Float-free EPIRB deadline approaches for commercial vessels

Commercial vessel owners and operators are being urged to act now to ensure their vessels are fitted with float-free Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs) before the New Year deadline.

19 November 2020

Media release

Transcript - Coolamon Press Conference
Subjects: Coolamon Up-to-date Store, Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program Funding;

19 November 2020

Interview

Speeding up the North East Line upgrade

Passengers on the North East Line will soon enjoy more reliable and comfortable journeys thanks to a massive program of accelerated works undertaken in recent months, the Deputy Prime Minister and Victorian Minister for Transport announced today…

18 November 2020

Media release

Major South West Rocks Road upgrade under way

A major $4 million upgrade of the South West Rocks Road between Jerseyville and Kinchela is underway, with preparatory works to stabilise the Macleay Riverbank almost complete.

18 November 2020

Media release

Transcript - Tasmania Talks interview on 89.3 LAFM Launceston
Subjects: Scottsdale Irrigation Scheme, Tasman Highway, Tasmanian infrastructure spend, road safety, coronavirus, HomeBuilder

17 November 2020

Interview

Transcript - Midway and Sorell Causeways Press Conference
Subjects: Duplication of Midway and Sorell Causeways, Hobart to Sorell Corridor Planning Study, Border Closures, Trade Relations

17 November 2020

Media release

Funding secured for Tasman Highway causeways

With the Australian Government committing $150 million and the Tasmanian Government adding an additional $37 million, the duplication of the Tasman Highway causeways and McGees Bridge is now fully funded.

17 November 2020

Media release

“Liquid gold” flowing to North East Tasmanian irrigators

The $57.3 million Scottsdale Irrigation Scheme, which has just delivered the first irrigation water to the region North East Tasmanian will provide a boon for local farmers.

17 November 2020

Media release

17 November 2020

Interview

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