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First stage of City to Lake project to begin shortly

Large, preset concrete panels have begun arriving in West Basin, with works beginning to create a 150m-long boardwalk on the southern headland as part of the first stage of the City to the Lake project.


Hobart chosen for $50 million, Australian first hotel development

Hobart is set to be the location of Australia’s first Marriott International Luxury Collection Hotel, with works set to begin later this year on the $50 million hotel.


1000 homes in 1000 days project on track to hit target

50 new Housing Trust homes have been completed as part of the State Government’s ‘1000 Homes in 1000 Days’ program, with several hundred more currently in construction or in the tender phase.


Redeveloped Southern Fleurieu Health Service officially reopened

The $10 million Southern Fleurieu Health Service redevelopment has been officially opened today, providing even more services closer to home for locals.


Three more level crossings to be removed on Frankston line

The Andrews Labor Government has announced it will get rid of three more dangerous and congested level crossings on the Frankston railway line.


Warragul Hospital revamp secures $9.3 million funding boost

Minister for Health Jill Hennessy and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today visited Warragul Hospital to announce West Gippsland Healthcare Group would receive $9.3 million for two projects.


Construction starts on $43 million Richmond High School

Premier Daniel Andrews, Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Richmond Richard Wynne today joined local community members to mark the start of construction of the $43 million Richmond High School.


Tenderer announced for Chandler Highway upgrade works

Works to remove two notorious bottlenecks along the Chandler Highway will start within months, with Seymour Whyte Constructions announced today as the successful tenderer for the project.


Ballarat Health Services preparing for next stage of upgrade works

The Andrews Labor Government will soon begin planning for the next stages of development at Ballarat Health Services, including the fit-out of a shell space in the revamped hospital with even more operating theatres.


Burnett River Bridge works on track

Main Roads and Road Safety Minister Mark Bailey has revealed the $11.5 million project to build the new Burnett River Bridge on Monto-Mount Perry Road is on track with bridge deck units currently being installed.


Warrego Highway Toowoomba to Oakey Duplication Stage 2 works to begin shortly

Construction of the $160 million Warrego Highway Toowoomba to Oakey Duplication Stage 2 project between Charlton and Kingsthorpe will begin shortly, with civil construction company the Georgiou Group awarded the contract for the project.


$4 million grant enables 13 female sporting change rooms to be built

Thirteen South Australian sporting clubs will share in $4 million worth of grants to upgrade and build female change rooms as part of the State Government’s Female Facilities Program.


Three more level crossings to be removed on Frankston rail line

The Andrews Labor Government is removing three more dangerous and congested level crossings on the Frankston line and building two new stations.


Works begin to enable Victoria’s first high capacity train line

Work has begun to prepare the Cranbourne-Pakenham line for the 65 new High-Capacity Metro Trains being built in Victoria by the Andrews Labor Government.


Planning process begins to upgrade Bankstown rail line

The formal planning process has started on the Sydenham to Bankstown upgrade, with an official application lodged for the project.


Preferred route chosen for Parramatta Light Rail project

Premier Gladys Berejiklian has today revealed that the preferred route for the first stage of the Parramatta Light Rail project will join Westmead to Parramatta and Carlingford via Camellia.


Country roads to receive $3.2 million safety upgrades

The State Government is investing more than $3.2 million to improve safety on country roads, with works set to begin shortly.


New coal mine granted coordinated project status

Queensland’s latest coal mine proposal - the $1 billion Olive Downs mine near Moranbah - is a step closer after been given coordinated project status.


Second stage of Thompson Road's upgrade set to begin in the coming months

Four contractors have been shortlisted to submit tenders for the second stage of the $175 million Thompson Road upgrade, with the State Government aiming to have works completed by the end of the year.


$11.5 million Viewbank College upgrade underway

Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Ivanhoe Anthony Carbines have today visited Viewbank College to mark the start of construction on the College’s $11.5 million upgrade.


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