The Victorian Transport Authority (VTA) has called for the introduction of a Victorian Freight Authority to advise the State Government on the unique needs of the infrastructure and transport industries.
The Federal and Victorian Governments have signed a Bilateral Agreement in relation to Inland Rail, making Victoria the first state to sign up to the project.
The Victorian Government is introducing a new scheme that aims to ensure highly-qualified and experienced engineers develop and oversee the state’s most important projects.
Three business cases for faster rail in New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria will be developed under the Federal Government’s $20 million Faster Rail Prospectus.
Planning approvals for the proposed West Gate Tunnel in Melbourne will be suspended after Liberals and Greens agreed to block Transurban’s proposed $6.7 million proposal.