Map of four potential corridors for proposed North East Link

Corridor options released for Melbourne's proposed North East Link

FOLLOWING the inclusion of the project within Infrastructure Victoria's 30-year Infrastructure Strategy last year, the Victorian Government has released four potential corridor options for the proposed North East Link that will connect the M80 Ring Road to the Eastern Freeway or EastLink.

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Artist's impression of CBD North Station concourse

Cross Yarra Partnership selected to build Melbourne Metro Tunnel

VICTORIAN Premier Daniel Andrews this week joined Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan to announce that the Cross Yarra Partnership (CYP) – a consortium led by Lendlease Engineering, John Holland, Bouygues Construction and Capella Capital – has been selected to build the Metro Tunnel and five new underground stations.

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Design concept of Coromandel Place

Melbourne's first 'green laneway' unveiled

THE City of Melbourne last week unveiled the revamped Coromandel Place, which is the first of four laneways to be upgraded as part of the $1.8 million 'Green Your Laneway' pilot program.

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Victoria's Renewable Energy Action Plan

Renewable Energy Action Plan released by Victorian Government

THE Victorian Government last week announced the release of its Renewable Energy Action Plan, which outlines the steps the State Government is taking to encourage investment in the energy sector and ensure the community continues to benefit from a renewable, affordable and reliable energy system into the future.

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Artist's impression of the rebuilt Clayton Station

Final design for Clayton Station released by LXRA

THE Level Crossing Removal Authority last week released plans for Clayton Station, which is one of five stations being rebuilt as part of the Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project and will open in 2018 when trains commence operations on new elevated rail lines.

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'Take a swerve', Flinders Street Station, Melbourne

Melburnians spend more on food, less on alcohol: Night Time Economy Report

MELBOURNE'S Night Time Economy (NTE) continues to be the envy of the nation, according to the City of Melbourne, with new data released as part of the Australian Night Time Economy Report 2015 showing a 48 per cent increase in food sales between 2009 and 2015 and a 4.7 per cent decrease in sales of alcohol.

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V/Line trains at Southern Cross Station

Preferred bidder announced for $518m Ballarat Line Upgrade

THE Victorian Government last week announced that a consortium involving Lendlease, Coleman Rail and SMEC has been selected as the preferred bidder to build the $518 million Ballarat Line Upgrade, following a competitive evaluation process.

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