Melbourne drivers are being urged to plan ahead, allow extra travel time and, if possible, avoid the area around Hoddle Street as Victoria’s busiest arterial road shuts for an eight-day construction blitz.
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Protective Services Officers (PSOs) will patrol tram and train stops during the Australian Open supporting police officers, targeting criminal behaviour and boosting public safety.
Melbourne’s first vertical public school is set to open in just over two weeks, providing a state-of-the-art primary school for inner city families thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.
The Prime Minister for Sydney, Malcom Turnbull, has failed to deliver a single dollar from a $20 million jobs and investment package promised to Geelong in 2016.
In good news for housing affordability, Victoria recorded the strongest growth in building approvals across the nation, bolstering housing supply and making an important contribution to the State’s economy.
The Andrews Labor Government has abandoned the Commonwealth Mobile Black Spot Programme in favour of its own system which chooses mobile tower locations based on merit and necessity rather than political interests.
The biggest tunnel boring machines (TBMs) in the southern hemisphere are on their way to Melbourne, with an order now placed for the two massive machines that will build the West Gate Tunnel.
Victoria’s manufacturing sector has received a healthy boost from a new state-of-the-art facility in Dandenong South that will create 150 new full-time jobs over the next three years.
Cowes is set to be even more attractive to tourists and residents alike, with the Andrew Labor Government officially unveiling the concept designs for the Revitalisation of the Cowes Precinct Project.
Victorian cancer patients stand to miss out on more than 100,000 chemotherapy procedures because the Federal Liberal Government is refusing to pay more than $100 million in funding it owes to Victorians.
Construction crews are smashing it out of the park as they work to remove nine dangerous and congested crossings in Melbourne’s south east.
The steady flow of strong economic data has continued, with retail sales figures today showing that the value of Victoria’s retail sales grew faster than the national average and the equal highest among the states in November 2017.
The Andrews Labor Government is continuing to create a more inclusive Victoria by appointing new members to the Victorian LGBTI Taskforce.
Victoria’s wine industry continues to go from strength to strength with the announcement of the Andrews Labor Government’s Wine Growth Fund – Round Two recipients for the Grampians and Pyrenees wine regions.
Minister for Resources Tim Pallas today launched the first Victorian Gas Program Progress Report, with initial analysis showing Victoria’s onshore conventional gas resources are much smaller than its vast offshore resources.
The Andrews Labor Government is working to break the cycle of homelessness by intervening early, getting rough sleepers housed quickly and strengthening support services to keep vulnerable people off the streets.
The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to double the value of Victoria’s annual goods exports to India to almost $1 billion over the next decade.
Passengers are set to benefit from better facilities as Melbourne’s iconic stations receive much needed accessibility, safety and security upgrades.
The Andrews Labor Government is making it easier for fans to get to and from the tennis over the next fortnight with free travel and extra services.
The new Richmond High School is on track to open for the first cohort of students in Term 1, 2018.