Media releases - 2013
Port of Melbourne set to expand capacity and competition (PDF) - 1 May 2013
Minister for Ports David Hodgett welcomed today’s news, from the Port of Melbourne Corporation, announcing a shortlist of bidders to build and operate Melbourne’s third international container terminal.
Bidders revealed for Australia’s premier container port offering (PDF) - 1 May 2013
The right to operate the third international container terminal at the Port of Melbourne has long been regarded as Australia’s premier ports opportunity.
Bidders revealed for Victoria’s automotive expansion (PDF) - 23 April 2013
Victoria’s automotive import-export trade received a boost today with the announcement of bidders for the right to operate the Port of Melbourne’s new automotive terminal and pre-delivery inspection hub.
Work begins on $1.6 billion port project (PDF) - 14 March 2013
Construction has commenced at the Victorian Coalition Government‟s $1.6 billion Port Capacity Project with Premier Denis Napthine and Minister for Ports David Hodgett today celebrating the landmark occasion. (Media release from the Premier, The Hon. Dr Denis Napthine and the Minister for Ports, The Hon. Michael O'Brien.)
Planning approval for $1.6 billion Port of Melbourne redevelopment (PDF) - 22 February 2013
The $1.6 billion Port Capacity Project has been given the go ahead following a decision by Planning Minister Matthew Guy to provide the planning approval for works to commence at Melbourne’s Webb Dock. (Media release from The Hon. Matthew Guy MLC and The Hon. Dr Denis Napthine MP)
Monash Light Tower opens for Point Nepean visitors (PDF) - 24 January 2013
Completion of the Monash Light Tower at Point Nepean National Park allows visitors unprecedented views to Port Phillip Bay and Bass Strait from its new public viewing platform. (Media release from The Hon., Martin Dixon MP, Member for Nepean)
Previous media releases from July 2003 to December 2012 may be viewed on the archive page.