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Environmental hurdles for airport rail link

Melbourne Airport

Farrah Tomazin Rail link would pass through contaminated sites and threaten environmentally sensitive areas.

Premier Denis Napthine promises Melbourne airport rail link

The Age Google Earth image of Melbourne Airport car park long term and short term are visable. Image date 2009. 18th October 2013

Josh Gordon A rail link to Melbourne airport will become a reality under a coalition government.

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Mosquitoes that spread dengue and yellow fever found at Melbourne Airport

The Aedes aegypti mosquito
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Chris Vedelago, Cameron Houston Mosquitoes that spread the potentially deadly dengue and yellow fever viruses have been found at Melbourne Airport in what appears to be a serious breach of Australia's stringent quarantine system.

Metro rail tunnel plan will include Melbourne airport link

Denis Napthine.

Josh Gordon and Jason Dowling Long-demanded rail link to Melbourne airport will be included in an expanded Metro rail tunnel plan.

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In a hurry? Try a five-minute chopper ride to Melbourne Airport

Jason Dowling There is no train to Melbourne Airport - but how about a helicopter?

Taxi drivers protest at Melbourne Airport

Taxi

About 40 taxi drivers gathered at Melbourne Airport to protest against the end of the short-fare scheme.

Taxi drivers in new blockade at Melbourne Airport

Taxi protest.

Stephen Cauchi Taxi drivers have picketed the holding area at Melbourne Airport, preventing cabs from picking up passengers.

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Kangaroo cornered in Melbourne Airport chemist

Deborah Gough A kangaroo is cornered in a Melbourne Airport chemist as handlers try to remove it from the shop.

Missing airport link move clever but questions remain

Josh Gordon Whether you think this idea makes economic sense or not (similar projects in Sydney and Brisbane have been financially problematic), it is clever politics.

Melbourne-Brisbane airport drug ring busted

Victoria Police.

Cameron Houston and Kristian Silva A major drug syndicate that allegedly used commercial airline flights to smuggle tonnes of marijuana between Melbourne and Brisbane has been dismantled by a national police taskforce.

Tom Karas suspected of ferrying money to Tony Mokbel overseas

Tony Mokbel

Chris Vedelago, Cameron Houston Melbourne underworld associate Tom Karas, who owes the Tax Office $47 million, has been under investigation for allegedly passing money to drug kingpin Tony Mokbel while he was on the run overseas.

Taxi driver offers female passenger strip club vouchers

Steve Lillebuen It's a golden rule of marketing - know thy audience.

Public Transport Victoria plans to expand cross-town buses

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Adam Carey A network of more than 30 bus routes running every 10 minutes would criss-cross much of Melbourne within less than a decade under ambitious plans produced by Public Transport Victoria.

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Napthine government wants to sell Port of Melbourne

The Victorian government wants to sell Melbourne's port for a multi-billion dollar price to pay for huge road and rail projects.

Knowledge test will 'weed out' Melbourne's worst taxi drivers

The Age 
Picture by Wayne Taylor
27th November 2012
Generic picture of Taxis at Melbourne Airport.

Adam Carey The forthcoming taxi Knowledge test will put Melbourne's prospective cabbies and some current drivers through a rigorous, three-hour exam in which they must answer 85 per cent of 155 questions...

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Denis Napthine has bad poll news, east-west link not popular

Victorian Premier Denis Napthine and DeputyPremier Peter Ryan at a press conference following their meeting with the Prime Minister Tony Abbott about Toyota in Parliament House Canberra on Tuesday 11 February 2014 Photo: Andrew Meares

Farrah Tomazin The Napthine government is heading to an election with its key priorities in doubt, as most voters remain unconvinced about the east-west link and more than a quarter say public safety is getting...

Government bows to pressure from home owners affected by the East West Link

East-west link

Adam Carey The cost of acquiring property to build the East West Link is set to increase by millions.

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Car park that's as big as a suburb

car-park

Jason Dowling Mr Guy said a rail link to the airport was ''something that the government is looking at and has looked at both publicly and behind the scenes''.

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901 bus service 'flawed'

901 bus to the Airport

Adam Carey The high-frequency public bus to Melbourne Airport has not dented the overwhelming dominance of car travel to Tullamarine.

State government announces new off-ramp for east-west link

Denis Napthine.

Adam Carey A new off-ramp from the east-west link to Ormond Road will be built as part of the major road project, funnelling toll road traffic into Ascot Vale and Moonee Ponds, the Napthine government has...