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Building Industry Slams Near Complete Shutdown
Business
Sunday February 14 2021

Building Industry Slams Near Complete Shutdown

Victoria’s building sector has slammed the state’s first near-complete industry shutdown, describing the decision to shut down non-essential construction as ‘extremely disappointing’ and talking of ‘catastrophic...

Victorians Asked to Help Plan 30 Years of Infrastructure Success
Infrastructure
Wednesday January 27 2021

Victorians Asked to Help Plan 30 Years of Infrastructure Success

Victorians are being asked for feedback on 95 proposed actions as the state plans for 30 years of infrastructure success.

Victoria Raring to Go on $50 Billion Rail Project
Infrastructure
Monday November 16 2020

Victoria Raring to Go on $50 Billion Rail Project

Early works on the first stage of a $50 billion project which will reshape transport in Melbourne are set to commence early next year, the Victorian...

Victoria Green Lights $625 Million in New Major Projects
Commercial
Monday October 26 2020

Victoria Green Lights $625 Million in New Major Projects

More than half a billion dollars’ worth of new construction projects is set to go ahead as the Victorian Government has issued approvals for them to...

Victoria Green Lights $933 million in Major Projects
Commercial
Wednesday September 9 2020

Victoria Green Lights $933 million in Major Projects

Victoria has given the go-ahead for almost $1 billion worth of new major projects as the state bets on the construction sector to reboot the economy...

Joint Statement about Victoria’s COVID Roadmap
Business
Monday September 7 2020

Joint Statement about Victoria’s COVID Roadmap

Below is a joint statement from the Master Builders Association of Victoria and the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union about the Victorian COVID roadmap...

Andrews Lays Down Principles on Workplace Reopening
Safety
Tuesday September 1 2020

Andrews Lays Down Principles on Workplace Reopening

Physical distancing, wearing of protective equipment and masks, safe hygiene practices and fast responses to potential coronavirus cases are among steps which will be expected throughout...

Victoria Pumps $20 Million into Fed Square Makeover
Public
Sunday August 23 2020

Victoria Pumps $20 Million into Fed Square Makeover

New lighting, upgraded spaces and a new regional experience centre will be the focus as the Victorian Government pumps $20 million into an upgrade of Melbourne’s...

Precinct Planning Could Deliver Billions in Economic Value
Zoning
Friday August 21 2020

Precinct Planning Could Deliver Billions in Economic Value

Billions of dollars’ worth of investment and thousands of jobs could be generated in Victoria if new precinct planning is brought forward, the latest report suggests.

Zoning
20 Feb, 2020
Administrator to run Melb's Casey council

An interim administrator has been appointed to take charge of Melbourne's scandal-plagued Casey council, after Victoria's parliament voted to sack its councillors.

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Public
20 Jun, 2019
Melbourne's Bourke St gets more Bollards

Additional bollards will be installed in Melbourne's Bourke Street mall to create pedestrian refuges beside tram tracks in case of another vehicle attack.

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Public
8 Apr, 2019
Heritage Vic rejects Apple Fed Square plan

A bid to partially demolish Melbourne's Federation Square to make way for a controversial Apple flagship store have been rejected by Heritage Victoria.

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Infrastructure
3 Apr, 2019
Melbourne-to-Geelong Fast Rail a 'Fantasy'

The two billion dollar Melbourne-to-Geelong fast rail project included in the federal budget is an election eve "fantasy" with no money available for two years, the...

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Buildings
6 Feb, 2019
Melbourne Tower Residents Can't Go Home

Residents at a fire-damaged Melbourne high-rise covered in flammable cladding will have to wait until at least next week before they can go home.

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Infrastructure
18 Sep, 2018
Melbourne Airport Proposes $15b Rail Link

High-speed trains would get travellers from Melbourne's CBD to the airport in just 20 minutes through a seven kilometre subway under a proposal backed by a...

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Civil
22 Aug, 2018
Vic Govt Told to Cough up for Princes Hwy

Commonwealth funds committed to the final stage of the Princes Highway duplication are a "far cry" from what's actually needed to finish the job, the Victorian...

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Public
2 Aug, 2018
Heritage Cloud Over Vic Federation Square

Melbourne's Federation Square is not a "heritage asset", according to Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews, but the site will still be considered for a protection listing.

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Safety
25 Jul, 2018
Unsafe Crane Keeps Victoria Residents Away

When Melbourne police first knocked on Cliff and Josef's door in the middle of the night, they ignored it.

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