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  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt and Victorian Minister for Water Peter Walsh today announced the first phase of a major water study that will benchmark water aquifers across the state. The water study will provide Victoria with a comprehensive understanding of the State’s water aquifers and water dependent assets including groundwater springs, wetlands, rivers and […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Victoria’s commercial ports have performed strongly over the past year, posting solid figures in import and export trade. Minister for Ports David Hodgett welcomed the annual reports tabled in Parliament yesterday and said the figures reinforced the strategic value of Victoria’s commercial ports. “Victoria has an incredibly strong ports sector which can be seen in the […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ship owners and ship agents in Australia have been burned by price rises surrounding the privatization of the Port of Melbourne, according to industry body Shipping Australia. Namely, Andrews Labor Government in Victoria, Australia intends to lease out the Port of Melbourne for up to 50 years and has introduced legislation entitled the Delivering Victorian Infrastructure (Port of Melbourne Lease […]

  • 22 July 2015

     The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) plans to call on the Victorian parliamentary inquiry today into onshore unconventional gas to support sensible policies based on the best possible scientific evidence and the needs of Victorian families and businesses. Victorian families and businesses are Australia’s number one users of natural gas. Victoria is also the […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Victorian Coalition Government will lease the operations of the state-owned Port of Melbourne, to help fund a record state-shaping infrastructure program for Victoria. Treasurer Michael O’Brien and Minister for Ports David Hodgett said commercial advice received from the port scoping study had recommended a medium-term lease of the Port of Melbourne as the most […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Premier Denis Napthine today met with representatives from the Port of Singapore, the world’s largest container transhipment hub, to gather vital information for Victoria’s port expansion and development projects. “The Victorian Coalition Government is expanding the capacity of the Port of Melbourne through the $1.6 billion development of a container terminal, automotive terminal, empty container […]

  • 21 November 2013

    Victorian Government decision to ignore Gas Market Review Taskforce advice to take immediate action to facilitate new gas supplies and make the most of eastern Australia’s sizeable natural gas resources creates considerable uncertainty around the entire eastern Australian gas market. APPEA Chief Operating Officer – Eastern Australia, Paul Fennelly said: “The decision taken by the Victorian […]

  • 8 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA) is currently conducting ‘bed-leveling’ operations in selected areas of the channels, berths and approaches of the Port of Geelong, located on the shores of Corio Bay at Geelong, Victoria.  The bed leveling exercise is designed to re-distribute sediment to deeper parts of the channel. The project stared earlier this week, […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ship owners and ship agents in Australia have been burned by price rises surrounding the privatization of the Port of Melbourne, according to industry body Shipping Australia. Namely, Andrews Labor Government in Victoria, Australia intends to lease out the Port of Melbourne for up to 50 years and has introduced legislation entitled the Delivering Victorian Infrastructure (Port of Melbourne Lease […]

  • 22 July 2015

     The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) plans to call on the Victorian parliamentary inquiry today into onshore unconventional gas to support sensible policies based on the best possible scientific evidence and the needs of Victorian families and businesses. Victorian families and businesses are Australia’s number one users of natural gas. Victoria is also the […]

  • 25 October 2012

    Minister for Ports Denis Napthine, today announced the appointment of Peter Dorling to the Board of the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA). Dr Napthine said Mr Dorling will join current Chair Ken Jarvis and Deputy Chair Merran Kelsall, and will be a valuable asset for the VRCA as it continues its task of managing Victoria’s […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Environment and Climate Change Ryan Smith along with Member for Hastings Neale Burgess today inspected the finished work on a new seawall at Merricks Creek in Somers. The Victorian Coalition Government funded the $400,000, 75 metre-long seawall with the Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE) carrying out the work, which was completed late […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lindsay Island in the Murray Sunset National Park will be Victoria’s first project to recover water for the environment using the Murray Darling-Basin Plan adjustment mechanism. Under the Basin Plan, states can put forward projects to recover water for the environment through environmental works and measures using funds that had been allocated for buyback. Federal […]

  • 7 February 2014

    The hull of HMAS Adelaide, one of the two biggest ships to ever sail with the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), was welcomed to Melbourne today by Premier Denis Napthine. The Adelaide joins HMAS Canberra, which arrived here in October 2012, as part of the Landing ship Helicopter Dock (LHD) project for the Royal Australian Navy. […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett today called on Labor to admit they have no plan for the future of ports in Victoria, proven by contradicting statements from the Opposition Leader and his Shadow Ministers. “Daniel Andrews must outline what the Labor Opposition’s position is to handle Victoria’s freight requirements into the future,” Mr Hodgett said. […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    A key component of Victoria’s future economic security was significantly boosted today with Premier Denis Napthine announcing $110 million to progress the Port of Hastings development. Visiting Hastings with Minister for Ports David Hodgett, Dr Napthine said today was a landmark occasion that reaffirmed the Victorian Government’s vision for the ports and freight sector and […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Five packages of work valued at $2.3 million for key studies to support the development of the Port of Hastings have been awarded following a rigorous tender process. Minister for Ports Denis Napthine said the tenders received a significant response from the Victorian infrastructure development industry, and would allow key pieces of vital work to […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Victorian Coalition Government has announced that Nick Easy has been appointed as CEO of the Port of Melbourne Corporation, Minister for Ports David Hodgett announced today. “I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Nick Easy as the CEO of the Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC), following the PoMC Board recommendation,” Mr […]

  • 21 March 2016

    The Victorian government has launched the tender for the expression of interest for the 50-year lease of the Port of Melbourne in less than two weeks after the passage  of the Port of Melbourne Lease Transaction Bill 2015. Expressions of interest for the 50-year lease is the first step in shortlisting qualified parties, who will be invited to […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Five packages of work valued at $2.3 million for key studies to support the development of the Port of Hastings have been awarded following a rigorous tender process. Minister for Ports Denis Napthine said the tenders received a significant response from the Victorian infrastructure development industry, and would allow key pieces of vital work to […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The $1.6 billion redevelopment of the Port of Melbourne reached a major milestone today, with Premier Ted Baillieu officially inviting expressions of interest seeking operators for the new Webb Dock container terminal, automotive terminal and Pre Delivery Inspection (PDI) Hub. “Melbourne is Australia’s largest container, automotive and general cargo port with trade results for the […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Tourists, residents and visitors to St Kilda now have better access to take in the picturesque harbour with the upgraded St Kilda Pier jetty arm officially opened today by Minister for Ports David Hodgett. Mr Hodgett was joined by representatives from the local port manager Parks Victoria, Port Phillip Council and the Royal Melbourne Yacht […]