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  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port of Hastings Development Authority CEO, Mike Lean, has welcomed the Victorian Government’s freight and logistics plan’s confirmation that an expanded Port of Hastings is critical to securing the economic vitality of Victoria and cementing Victoria’s status as the freight and logistics capital of the country. Mr Lean said the plan, Victoria – The Freight […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port of Hastings Development Authority CEO, Mike Lean, has welcomed the Victorian Government’s freight and logistics plan’s confirmation that an expanded Port of Hastings is critical to securing the economic vitality of Victoria andcementing Victoria’s status as the freight and logistics capital of the country. Mr Lean said the plan, Victoria – The Freight State, […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Victoria’s commercial ports have performed strongly over the past year, posting solid figures in import and export trade, Port of Hastings says in a release. Australia’s Minister for Ports David Hodgett welcomed the annual reports tabled in Parliament, and said the figures reinforced the strategic value of Victoria’s commercial ports. “Victoria has an incredibly strong ports […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Andrews Labor Government in Victoria, Australia is pushing forward with the lease of the Port of Melbourne for up to 50 years. Namely, the government has introduced legislation to enable the lease of Australia’s largest container port, the Delivering Victorian Infrastructure (Port of Melbourne Lease Transaction) Bill 2015, to the Victorian Parliament this week. The Prime Minister’s […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development

    The government of Australia’s state of Victoria has welcomed plans for the establishment of the country’s first offshore wind farm in Gippsland.

  • 24 November 2011

    Developers of a recommended luxury marina in Victoria’s harbor are hoping the federal officials will reach a decision on the project by the end of the year. A navigable waters permit has been allowed by Transport Canada in May 2010 and green lights from Fisheries and Oceans Canada and Environment Canada for a 52-slip marina […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Victorian Coalition Government is investigating the strategic and commercial options for the future of Victoria’s state-owned ports, Treasurer Michael O’Brien confirmed today. “The Coalition Government is carefully considering the future of Victoria’s port assets to ensure they deliver the best return to Victorian taxpayers,” Mr O’Brien said. Mr O’Brien said any future decision on […]

  • 28 January 2015

    Science, state-of-the-art technology and 60 years of demonstrated gas industry operation in Australia have been ignored in favour of a year-long Parliamentary inquiry that will delay the development of new gas supplies in Victoria for years.

  • 28 January 2015

    Science, state-of-the-art technology and 60 years of demonstrated gas industry operation in Australia have been ignored in favour of a year-long Parliamentary inquiry that will delay the development of new gas supplies in Victoria for years.

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada today awarded a $5.3 million contract to Milestone Environmental Contracting Inc. (Milestone ENV) to restore the environmental health of Victoria’s Middle Harbor sea bed by removing hazardous chemicals in sediments found in Transport Canada-owned harbor near the Laurel Point Park.‎ The cleanup work will begin in November 2017 and is expected […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      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 […]

  • 30 April 2014

    Victoria deserves a fact-based conversation about the potential to develop vital natural gas resources for eastern Australian households and industries, the Victorian Government’s community consultation process announced Wednesday.  APPEA Chief Operating Officer Eastern Australia, Paul Fennelly said: “APPEA looks forward to taking part in the consultation process and contributing to a fact-based discussion about the safe […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]