The ALC says the report of the Inquiry into the Australian Government’s role in the development of cities is an endorsement of its continuing efforts to have freight movement prioritised in the nation’s planning regimes.
More than 13 kilometres of new lanes have been opened on Melbourne’s M80 Ring Road to reduce congestion and increase capacity of the road as part of the $300 million upgrade project.
Almost a million dollars in planning funding is set to be locked in following formal approval on enhancing the capacity and efficiency of freight rail from the Goulburn Valley.
The Victorian Government has released the shortlist of contractors to deliver the $711 million second stage of the Monash Freeway Upgrade, which will add up to 36 kilometres of new lanes on the arterial route.
Queensland Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace has revealed the 35 finalists in the running this year’s state Safe Work and Return To Work Awards.