Victoria

Queen Victoria Market Precinct Renewal - Updated Business Case - June 2017

Updated business case for Queen Victoria Market released

THE City of Melbourne last week released the updated business case for Queen Victoria Market, which concludes that the Council's $250 million investment in its renewal is critical to the market's survival.

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V/Line trains at Southern Cross Station

Five companies shortlisted for $518m Ballarat Line Upgrade

THE Victorian Government last week announced that five groups have been shortlisted for the $518 million Ballarat Line Upgrade, which includes the duplication of 18 kilometres of single track between Deer Park West and Melton to increase the reliability of rail services.

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Artist's impression of West Gate Tunnel project

Environment Effects Statement for West Gate Tunnel Project released by Victorian Government

THE Victorian Government last week announced the release of the Environment Effects Statement (EES) for the proposed West Gate Tunnel Project, which aims to relieve traffic pressure on the Monash/CityLink/West Gate Freeway, reduce the city's reliance on the West Gate Bridge and provide a direct freight link to the Port of Melbourne.

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Infrastructure Victoria - Advice on securing Victoria's ports capacity

Bay West preferred for Victoria's second container port

INFRASTRUCTURE Victoria has identified Bay West as the preferred location for a new container port once the Port of Melbourne reaches capacity of 8 million TEU containers around 2055, saying the site was also well-suited to becoming Melbourne's future port in the longer term.

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City of Melbourne Draft 2017-18 Annual Plan and Budget

City of Melbourne's draft 2017-18 Annual Plan and Budget released

RECORD investment in infrastructure and services underpins the City of Melbourne's draft 2017-18 Annual Plan and Budget, led by a $29 million investment in the Queen Victoria Market renewal and $25.3 million for public open space projects.

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Artist's impression of Hawkstowe Station

Construction starts on Mernda Rail Extension Project

CONSTRUCTION has commenced on the $600 million Mernda Rail Extension Project in Melbourne's outer north, which involves an eight kilometre extension of the South Morang Line to Merdna, with new stations at Hawkstowe, Marymede and Mernda.

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North East Link

Victorian Budget 2017 to include $100m for North East Link road project

THE Victorian Government last week announced an allocation of $100 million to complete the design, planning, and preconstruction works of the proposed North East Link project, which will connect the Metropolitan Ring Road (M80) at Greensborough, with either the Eastern Freeway or Eastlink.

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