Infrastructure Minister Jacinta Allan said workers will acquire the skills they need for employment on infrastructure projects such as the Metro Tunnel and West Gate Tunnel.
Excavated sandstone from Sydney Metro tunnels will be reused to build the new Western Sydney International Airport, as both infrastructure projects begin to take shape.
Austroads has updated its Guide to Road Tunnels to support road agencies when retrofitting, refurbishing or replacing assets in tunnels.
The 16th Australian Tunnelling Conference will take place on 14-15 October 2019 at the Aerial UTS Function Centre in Sydney.
Three roadheaders have met 30 metres underground in the first major breakthrough of the Melbourne Metro Tunnel.