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Travel Times Slashed On New Chandler Highway Bridge

Drivers travelling across the new Chandler Highway bridge are already enjoying huge improvements in their journeys with travel times slashed by as much as 10 minutes since two new lanes opened last week.

Drivers To Get More Go Time On Hoddle Street

The Andrews Labor Government has launched a new campaign to educate drivers on how to navigate Victoria’s first continuous flow intersection, which will open at the corner of Punt Road and Swan Street from Sunday, 17 March.

Architects Appointed To Redesign Melbourne Arts Precinct

Melbourne design practice HASSELL, in partnership with New York’s SO-IL, will lead a local and international team to design the new the public space that will form part of the Melbourne Arts Precinct redevelopment.

Building A Better Home For Our Sporting History

The Andrews Labor Government is investing in Victoria’s proud sporting history with work set to get underway on a major redevelopment of the National Sports Museum at the MCG.

Million Dollar Upgrade For Flemington Training Track

Australia’s premier racing destination will soon be able to operate rain, hail or shine, with works set to begin on a new, world-class synthetic training track at Flemington Racecourse.

Accessibility Rollout Continues On Tram Network

Work is underway to upgrade the RMIT Bundoora stop on Route 86, as the Andrews Labor Government’s latest improvement to safety and accessibility for the thousands of passengers using Melbourne’s tram network.

Next Stage Of Major Works To Streamline Hoddle Street

Motorists on Melbourne’s busiest arterial road are a step closer to quicker, more reliable journeys, with works set to ramp up on the Streamlining Hoddle Street project around the notorious Punt Road/Swan Street intersection.

Metro Tunnel Sets Minds In Motion

The first of four-massive tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that will build Melbourne’s future rail network is nearing Australian waters.

Excavation Kick Starts Major Parkville Station Construction

Workers have begun excavating around 80 Olympic-sized swimming pools worth of rock and soil as they build the new underground Parkville Station, as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s $11 billion Metro Tunnel Project.

Day One: North East Link Starts Now

The Andrews Labor Government has delivered on its first election commitment, putting Victoria’s biggest ever road project – North East Link – out to market this morning.

Free TAFE for Early Childhood Educators

Introducing universal three-year-old kinder is one of the biggest social reforms in this state’s history. But we know that we need to train people to deliver it.

CUDDLE COTS TO HELP GRIEVING FAMILIES SAY GOODBYE

Grieving parents touched by the trauma of stillbirth will be able to spend precious time with their stillborn babies and say goodbye, with new cuddle cots set to be rolled out at Victorian hospitals.

Baby Bundles

First-time parents will get a bundle of essentials to set them up for one of the toughest jobs there is, helping guide them through the early months and years of their child’s life.

Young Families Package

New mums and dads will get access to the information, support and care they and their baby needs, with new parenting centres, more maternal child health nurses and round-the-clock support to help get their kids to sleep.