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  • 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 […]

  • 25 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 on Monday. “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,” […]

  • 18 May 2005

    AWARDING the $6 billion navy destroyer project to Adelaide would risk the future of the naval shipbuilding industry in Australia for decades to come, a report commissioned by the Victorian Government has found. Victorian Premier Steve Bracks said yesterday the contract should go to Victoria’s Williamstown shipyard “if Australia is to retain its position as […]

  • 14 October 2014

    Victoria’s Energy Statement released on Monday highlights the importance of natural gas to the state’s 1.8 million households and manufacturing businesses yet makes no mention of lifting current moratoriums on gas exploration and hydraulic fracturing, APPEA said in a statement. APPEA Chief Operating Officer Paul Fennelly said: “Moratoriums on gas exploration and hydraulic fracturing technologies, both […]

  • 15 November 2012

    The next step towards building Melbourne’s much needed second container port are now underway with the commencement of key studies into Westernport, its natural environment, and port design. Minister for Ports Denis Napthine said the opening of tenders for key packages of work was an important milestone and a major step forward for the Port […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The Port of Hastings Development Authority has hit the ground running this year with summer seagrass, water quality and water bird sampling underway, Minister for Ports David Hodgett announced. “We have got a busy year ahead for the Port of Hastings container expansion project and we are getting on with undertaking the necessary environmental studies […]

  • 17 September 2013

    Following a decade of outstanding service in charge of Australia’s largest container and general cargo port, Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Stephen Bradford will transition to retirement this year, Minister for Ports David Hodgett announced today. “I have greatly enjoyed my work at PoMC but believe now is the time to […]

  • 29 October 2012

    Minister for Water Peter Walsh released the draft Victorian Waterway Management Strategy today and encouraged communities to get involved in shaping the future management of their local waterways. “Rivers, estuaries and wetlands are the lifeblood of many towns and communities,” Mr Walsh said. “Our waterways are the basis of important recreational activities such as fishing, […]

  • 1 May 2012

    The Victorian Coalition Government is investing more than $66 million over the next four years with a responsible and necessary approach to improving water management in Victoria. Water Minister Peter Walsh said the funding would establish Victoria as a world leader in liveable cities, improve the environmental health of Victorian waterways and provide mechanisms to […]

  • 26 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu, on April 24th, announced a $1.2 billion re-development of the Port of Melbourne which will create 2,600 jobs and enhance the economic future of the state. Mr Baillieu said the centerpiece of the project would be the construction of a new container terminal at Webb Dock while infrastructure upgrades at Swanson Dock […]

  • 26 May 2017

    Australia’s state of Victoria will not need a second major container port until capacity at the Port of Melbourne reaches approximately 8 million TEU, which is likely to be around 2055, according to Infrastructure Victoria. The estimate follows a request from the Special Minister of State in May 2016 for Infrastructure Victoria, an independent statutory authority, to develop […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Lily D’Ambrosio, today introduced the Marine and Coastal Bill 2017 – a new legislation to provide a better future for Victoria’s coastal and marine environments. The bill has been developed in close consultation with communities and organisations working to look after marine and coastal areas, as well as the […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu announced a $1.2 billion re-development of the Port of Melbourne which will create 2,600 jobs and enhance the economic future of the state. Mr Baillieu said the centerpiece of the project would be the construction of a new container terminal at Webb Dock while infrastructure upgrades at Swanson Dock would increase […]

  • 2 June 2011

    The Victorian Coalition Government recently announced new legislation to establish an independent Port of Hastings Development Authority and pave the way for future development of the port. Minister for Ports Denis Napthine said the new legislation delivered on the Coalition Government’s promise to develop a second Victorian container port and cater for the growth of […]

  • 31 August 2006

    VICTORIA’S commercial fishing industry today moved to distance itself from the “sickening slaughter” of more than 40 protected fur seals in a Victorian national park. RSPCA president Hugh Wirth said he had no doubt the industry was involved in the killings, which were aimed at reducing the seals’ impact on lucrative fisheries. The animals, which […]

  • 22 May 2012

    Planning Minister Matthew Guy has moved to ensure Victoria’s ports and surrounding environs are further protected to secure their ongoing productivity. Releasing the report of the Ports and Environs Advisory Committee, Mr Guy outlined new planning controls for the ports of Melbourne, Hastings, Geelong and Portland. “Our ports make a significant contribution to Victoria’s economic […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The hull of what will be the largest warship ever operated by the Royal Australian Navy – the next HMAS Canberra – arrived today in Port Phillip Bay on its way to Williamstown for further construction. Welcoming the HMAS Canberra’s Spanish-built hull to Geelong, Minister for Manufacturing, Exports and Trade Richard Dalla-Riva said the Landing […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett today announced three reappointments to the Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) Board, as the Port Capacity Project continues. Mr Hodgett said that he was pleased to reappoint Chairman Mark Birrell and Directors David Cranwell and Janice van Reyk. “I’m pleased to announce these appointments at a critical time for the Port […]

  • 17 October 2012

    The hull of what will be the largest warship ever operated by the Royal Australian Navy – the next HMAS Canberra – arrived today in Port Phillip Bay on its way to Williamstown for further construction. Welcoming the HMAS Canberra’s Spanish-built hull to Geelong, Minister for Manufacturing, Exports and Trade Richard Dalla-Riva said the Landing […]

  • 12 June 2012

    Tim Pallas and the Labor Party have proven once again why they are incapable of managing Victoria’s commercial ports, stated Minister for Ports Denis Napthine. “In Parliament this week and in a press release issued today, Mr Pallas has turned his back on the development of the Port of Hastings, once again doing a double […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Victorian Coalition Government will work with communities to help reduce the impact of flooding by clarifying the responsibility and management of levees throughout Victoria. Minister for Water Peter Walsh today released the Coalition Government’s response to the Environment and Natural Resource Committee (ENRC) inquiry into flood mitigation infrastructure, which was conducted following severe floods […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Victorian Minister for Ports David Hodgett, speaking in Parliament today, announced a major milestone for the Port of Hastings expansion with the project being declared under the Major Transport Projects Facilitation Act 2009. The Port of Hastings expansion is one of several major transport projects to be declared under the Act, including East West Link, […]