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The east-west vision for a city on the move

Tunnel pressure is building on the government to annouce its next big project...

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'Inland ports' move under way

Veterans from Chris Corrigan's Patrick Ports and leading property developer Salta have forged an alliance that aims to clear inner city Melbourne of much truck traffic and create a new dynamic in Melbourne's industrial property market.

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Melb needs to get a move on

Sydney could overtake Melbourne's ability to handle freight and manage congestion unless infrastructure development in Victoria ramps up.

CBRE executive director of global research and consulting, Kevin Stanley, said Victoria had all the right plans but needed to execute ideas to capitalise on their potential.

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Minister hits planning hold-ups Delays clog the system

The Baillieu Government has compared delays in planning decisions to the gestation period of a baby.

The Government will soon introduce legislation to speed developments and bypass public consultation if new building codes are met.

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Melbourne has growing pains

Melbourne's growth areas need urgent infrastructure investment if their suburbs are to be sustainable, local governmnents argue.

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Victoria eases bulky goods retail restrictions

The Victorian government has relaxed the restrictions and definitions that apply to bulky goods, to allow broader range of retailers to sell products from industrial areas and homemaker centres.

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Room for 7000 in our newest 'burb

About 250ha of land near Hoppers Crossing in Wyndhan is the latest suburb to be unveiled by the Baillieu Government.

Planning Minister Matthew Guy announced on Friday he was opening Truganina South for residential development, 19km southwest of the CBD in an area bounded by Leakes and Palmers roads.

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East-west road tunnel back on the agenda

A controverssial road tunnel linking the western suburbs to the Eastern Freeway is back on the agenda for Melbourne, with Premier Ted Baillieu enthusiatically endorsing the idea ahead of a major infrastructure strategy to be unveiled early next week.

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