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Australia’s Rail Construction Boom Will be Massive
Civil
Friday February 22 2019

Australia’s Rail Construction Boom Will be Massive

On February 8, the first of four tunnel boring machines (TBMs) which are around 100 meters long arrived in Melbourne from Germany.

Eastern Seaboard Dominates National Infrastructure Priorities
Infrastructure
Tuesday February 19 2019

Eastern Seaboard Dominates National Infrastructure Priorities

Major upgrades in road, rail and airport infrastructure on the eastern seaboard have been identified as the most significant developments in a listing of Australia’s priority...

Australia Undergoing a Massive Road and Rail Boom
Civil
Friday March 16 2018

Australia Undergoing a Massive Road and Rail Boom

Before the 2013 federal election, then opposition leader Tony Abbott promised to be an ‘infrastructure Prime Minister.’

Australia Not Investing Enough on Freight Infrastructure
Infrastructure
Tuesday November 14 2017

Australia Not Investing Enough on Freight Infrastructure

As Australia undergoes record investment in roads and passenger rail, state and Commonwealth ministers have lined up to cut the ribbon on ‘congestion busting’ developments.

Melbourne Rail Works Unleash ‘Rat Plague’
Civil
Thursday November 9 2017

Melbourne Rail Works Unleash ‘Rat Plague’

A hidden swarm of rats has been unleashed on unsuspecting inner-Melbourne residents and workers as major underground tunnel works continue.

Who is Checking Australia’s Rail Quality?
Infrastructure
Thursday August 3 2017

Who is Checking Australia’s Rail Quality?

As both federal and state governments ramp up levels of investment in taxpayer funded rail projects, a critical issue arises as to whether or not we...

Morrison Defends Qld Rail Assessment
Infrastructure
Friday July 28 2017

Morrison Defends Qld Rail Assessment

Federal treasurer Scott Morrison has defended Infrastructure Australia's critical assessment of the Palaszczuk government's Cross River Rail project and refused to make a funding commitment.

Australia Must Protect Road and Rail Corridors
Infrastructure
Friday July 7 2017

Australia Must Protect Road and Rail Corridors

Australia must move now to protect critical infrastructure corridors in order to save billions of dollars in costs for critical infrastructure projects, the nation’s infrastructure advisory...

Vic’s $1.4b Infrastructure Win
Infrastructure
Wednesday June 28 2017

Vic’s $1.4b Infrastructure Win

Victoria has won its $1.4 billion spat with Canberra over its reward for selling the Port of Melbourne lease, with money now flowing to regional rail...

Infrastructure
May 13 2019
Perth Airport Link Tunnel Reaches Redcliff

Perth's Forrestfield-Airport Link project has reached a major milestone, as the first tunnel-boring machine arrives at Redcliff Station. 

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Infrastructure
Apr 5 2019
Vic Roads, Public Transport Agencies Merge

Victoria will get a new transport super-agency within months under a departmental shake-up.

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Infrastructure
Apr 3 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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Business
Apr 3 2019
Treasurer Unfurls Infrastructure Ribbons

Commuters and construction workers are being promised a $100 billion pipeline of road and rail projects in Tuesday night's federal budget.

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Infrastructure
Apr 3 2019
Major Infrastructure Projects Announced In The Federal Budget

MAJOR INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS ANNOUNCED IN THE FEDERAL BUDGET

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Infrastructure
Mar 25 2019
Fast-rail For the Regions with $2b Plan

Rail travel between Geelong and Melbourne will be twice as quick once a new fast-rail link is built, but Victoria is criticising Canberra for jumping the...

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Infrastructure
Mar 25 2019
Fast-rail to Ease Population Pressure

Newly-announced fast-rail links between major cities and regional centres will significantly cut travel times and Scott Morrison believes they will help ease population pressures.

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Infrastructure
Mar 22 2019
Fast-Rail Links on Horizon with $2b Boost

Commuters travelling between Geelong and Melbourne will cut their journey time in half thanks to a $2 billion government commitment for a fast-rail link.

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Infrastructure
Mar 21 2019
Government Plan Off the Rails: Labor

Labor says Australia needs "genuine" high-speed rail project to link big cities with regional centres.

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