Tullamarine

Tullamarine Freeway, CityLink to be expanded under $850m plan

The Age
News05/06/2013
picture Justin McManus.
Highrise developments along the Citylink at Parkville.

Richard Willingham The drive to Melbourne Airport along the Tullamarine Freeway and CityLink is set to be reduced by up to 16 minutes once an $850 million upgrade and expansion of the road is completed.

Two-car Tullamarine Freeway crash hits commuters

Deborah Gough Airport-bound traffic was hit by heavy delays on Wednesday morning after a two-car crash on the Tullamarine Freeway.

Avalon boss rails against Tullamarine plans

Stephen Cauchi A third runway at Melbourne Airport would create a Tullamarine traffic nightmare if no rail link was built to go with it, according to the operator of rival Avalon Airport.

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Body on Tullamarine Freeway closes CityLink

Tullamarine Freeway and CityLink blocked after fatal incident.

Megan Levy The Tullamarine Freeway has been closed to traffic north of Moreland Road after a fatal collision between a pedestrian and a vehicle.

Annabel Crabb

Welcome to Tullamarine. Your humiliation begins now

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Annabel Crabb The true cost of travelling by air is nothing less than your self-esteem.

Heavy fog descends on Melbourne

Melbourne wakes to thick blanket of fog (Thumbnail)

Carolyn Webb A heavy fog descending on Melbourne could hang around for days, with visibility possibly going as low as 100 metres, according to the weather bureau.

Apartments sit idle as East West Link tunnel creeps up

evo apartments under construction

Larissa Nicholson Nearly 100 new apartments are sitting empty in one of Melbourne's most desirable suburbs, nearly a year after the Victorian government bought them for $90 million.

Hundreds of childcare workers underpaid

Childcare

Nick Toscano Hundreds of Australia's lowest-paid workers have been ripped off by two childcare centre operators in Melbourne and Perth.

'Missing link' in freeway network tops RACV election wishlist

Melbourne's ring road

Adam Carey Political parties vying for power in November's state election must commit to building the "missing link" freeway between the Metropolitan Ring Road and the Eastern Freeway if they want the backing...

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Brisbane-bound Tiger plane turned back to Melbourne mid-flight

Tigerair Australia

Larissa Nicholson Pilots turn around plane mid-flight after man became seriously unwell.

Flight-delay mayhem as Melbourne Airport beset by fog

Fog at Tullamarine, Melbourne disrupts flights

Timna Jacks The sun finally broke through after a morning of mayhem at Tullamarine Airport, as thousands of passengers had their flights delayed, diverted and cancelled due to Melbourne’s unseasonable fog.

Napthine government out to recoup Transurban windfall from freeway widening project

The Age News 
Picture by Wayne Taylor
3rd October 2012
Citylink Domain tunnel opens to traffic this afternoon after being closed all day.

Adam Carey The Napthine government stands to recoup half of the revenue that CityLink operator Transurban has reaped from increased traffic movements generated by the $1.

East West Link project approved with Royal Park largely spared

East West Link.

Adam Carey and Clay Lucas The six-kilometre East West Link tollway through Melbourne's inner north will be built after Planning Minister Matthew Guy announced he had approved the project on Monday.

Auditor-general finds government projects bypassing business cases and going directly to funding

Illustration: Michael McGurk.

Richard Willingham Victoria's financial watchdog has found that signature state government projects worth billions of dollars, including the second stage of the East West Link, have been approved for funding without...

Leighton to be reimbursed up to $12m for failed East West Link bid

East West Link.

Clay Lucas Construction and development giant Leighton Holdings will be reimbursed up to $12 million for its failed bid to build the East West Link freeway under Melbourne's inner north.

Storm creates commuter crisis for Melbourne's afternoon peak-hour

A tree across tracks that caused a train line to be suspended.

Jessica Wright and Anna Whitelaw Melbourne is in the midst of a commuter crisis with major roads, train and tram lines and routes out of the city closed due to high winds, traffic accidents, flooding and strewn debris.

Economic case for East West link may be shaky

State Treasurer Michael O'Brien.

Josh Gordon, Clay Lucas The economic case for the East West Link could be shakier than first thought, with the government’s own modelling work suggesting the benefits could be overshadowed by towering costs.

Crime figures and bikies running illegal labour rorts on big building sites

Cameron Houston and Chris Vedelago Hundreds of Chinese workers are being exploited by some of Australia's largest building firms in a lucrative rort that has seen criminal figures and outlaw motorcycle gangs infiltrate Victoria's...

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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Bikie gangs muscle in on car wash businesses

Ali Kesici

Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker and Cameron Houston Outlaw motorcycle gangs have gained a foothold in Melbourne's lucrative car wash business after establishing a strong presence in the security, tattoo, brothel and debt collection industries.