Friday 12th Feb, 2016
Gold Coast Light Rail extension, Inset Stuart Robert. Photo: David Ansen / Creative Commons / Inset: Stuart Robert / Twitter

Light rail advocate Robert in hot water

The minister who backed Malcolm Turnbull over Tony Abbott to secure funding for stage two of the Gold Coast Light…
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Warren Truss minister for infrastructure and regional development. Photo: Greg Dickins / Lloyds List Australia

Broad, Kilgariff pay tribute to departing Truss

The Australasian Railway Association and the Australian Logistics Council are among the bodies who paid tribute to the retiring minister…
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Port of Townsville. Photo: Chris Mackey

Boost for rail access at Townsville

A winning bidder has been named to deliver a $55 million upgrade to the Port of Townsville’s Berth 4 Upgrade…
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V/Line train. Photo: Victorian Government

Allan points finger at Napthine Government over V/Line debacle

Funding cuts by the former Coalition Government put significant pressure on Victorian regional operator, V/Line, Labor Government public transport minister…
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Nathan Tinkler. Photo: Creative Commons

Tinkler out as APC boss after bankruptcy ruling

Fallen coal magnate Nathan Tinkler has resigned as managing director and chief executive officer of Australian Pacific Coal, after a…
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Nickel ore ship at Townsville. Inset: Clive Palmer. Photo: Chris Mackey / Southern Cross Maritime (Inset: Creative Commons / Benjamin J Macdonald)

Long-term losses challenge Queensland Nickel recovery

Any party looking to revive Clive Palmer’s embattled refinery business Queensland Nickel will have to eat cash losses until at…
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Pacific National crane at Chullora NSW. Photo: Cameron Boggs

Frustrated Brookfield preparing all-cash bid

Brookfield looks to be readying a higher, all-cash offer for Australian port and rail firm Asciano, after takeover rival Qube…
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Noble Park crossing, elevated railway. Graphic: Level Crossing Removal Authority

Allan spruiks new elevated rail plan

VIDEO: Victorian public transport minister Jacinta Allan says the newly-released plan to elevate sections of the rail corridor on Melbourne’s…
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Rail track. Photo: Shutterstock

Albo needles Truss on Inland Rail spending

Shadow infrastructure minister Anthony Albanese has criticised what he says is a lack of spending on the proposed Inland Rail…
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