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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.