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Labor floats plan for giant pier out into Port Phillip in its Bay West port plan

Adam Carey Labor is considering building a giant, hook-shaped pier stretching about eight kilometres into the sea as a way to make good on its proposal to build a new container port in the west of Port Phillip...

Toll road 'cheese stick' move mooted to save houses from East West Link

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Adam Carey and Aisha Dow The “cheese stick” that symbolically welcomes CityLink traffic to Melbourne could be shifted 80 metres north in a last-ditch change to the design of the East West Link that has been...

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Transport Department staff funnelled public money to their children, IBAC hearing told

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Adam Carey Transport Department staff were alerted as early as 2010 that project officers in the department were awarding lucrative contract work to companies run by their own children, but took no action, an...

Two Victorian public servants in IBAC probe over $25 million in contracts

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Adam Carey Senior staff in Victoria's former Transport Department and in Public Transport Victoria set up family companies that won about $25 million in contracts from those departments over seven years, the...

Public Transport Victoria pair filmed exchanging $30,000 in cash, IBAC hearing told

Adam Carey A project officer at Public Transport Victoria was filmed being handed up to $30,000 cash by a former colleague outside PTV's Docklands headquarters in November, in fresh evidence presented at the...

Home owners given notice on East West Link despite uncertainty over route

Matthew Guy, Victorian Planning Minister.

Adam Carey and Clay Lucas Dozens of Melbourne homeowners who live in the path of the proposed East West Link have been told the Napthine government intends to acquire their homes by early October, despite recent changes to...

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Senior officer inflated costs of public transport projects, inquiry told

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Adam Carey A senior officer in Victoria's transport department conspired with contractors to inflate the cost of numerous small and medium-size public transport projects and funnel the money into personal...

Designs revealed for new railway stations at Carnegie, Murrumbeena, and Clayton

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Adam Carey Three ageing suburban railway stations in Melbourne’s south-east will be demolished and replaced with new station buildings under concept plans released by the Napthine government on Wednesday.

Hastings port expansion to over-burden Melbourne's roads and rail lines, report finds

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Adam Carey and Josh Gordon A plan to develop a huge container port at Hastings south-east of Melbourne could put an impossible strain on the city’s roads and busiest rail lines and potentially drive up the cost of...

Commuters face peak hour delays on Frankston train line

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Adam Carey Commuters are facing delays after trains have been suspended on part of the Frankston line during peak hour.

Test proves Yarra Trams' E-Class trams too power hungry for network

Melbourne's new E-class tram.

Adam Carey Further doubts have emerged about whether Melbourne’s tram system can cope with the greater power demands of 50 larger trams that are progressively being put into service, after the system...

Veteran cabbie swoops on Napthine government's cheap new taxi licences

Adam Carey After 27 years' hard labour at the wheel of a taxi – 10 to 12 hours a day, six days a week – Melbourne cabbie A.

Napthine government out to recoup Transurban windfall from freeway widening project

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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.

Second Metro driver told to go on after running red signal

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Adam Carey Metro has again given a train driver who ran through a stop signal the all-clear to continue driving for several more kilometres, weeks after the company pledged to review its safety practices...

Fix missing links in tram network: Greens

Adam Carey Melbourne’s tram network would be extended by 56 kilometres, linking up tram routes that currently end at quiet suburban locations with nearby shopping centres and railway stations, under a...

Moreland Council votes to take legal action against East West Link

Artist's illustration of the proposed East West Link.

Adam Carey, Clay Lucas Moreland Council launched a strike against the Napthine government's signature major project on Friday night.

Concern locals being forgotten in rush to sign contracts for Dandenong rail project

Concerned Monash mayor Geoff Lake.

Adam Carey and Konrad Marshall Communities in Melbourne’s south-east fear their voices will be ignored by the Napthine government as it rushes to sign contracts for the multibillion-dollar Dandenong rail corridor project...

Yarra Trams marks best month ever for punctuality

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Adam Carey Melbourne’s trams had their best on-time performance in almost 10 years last month, as a $12 million scheme to improve six suburban tram depots produced quick dividends.

East West Link project approved with Royal Park largely spared

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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.

Inner-west truck curfew could be expanded

Truck traffic on Francis Street, Yarraville.

Adam Carey Night-time truck bans could be extended to residential streets in Melbourne’s inner west that are used by hundreds of heavy vehicles a night, as the Napthine government seeks to address...