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East West Link property update
16 Oct 2014
Aerial view of Clifton Hill

Notices of Acquisition have been published in the Government Gazette, providing landowners access to compensation and other allowances under the Land Acquisition and Compensation Act.

East West Link to provide new jobs
07 Oct 2014
Workers construction

The East West Link project will train the next generation of construction workers and engineering specialists, with around 150 traineeships and apprenticeships to be included as part of the project.

$70m for walking and cycling initiatives
06 Oct 2014
North East Bike Link

Bicycle commuters and recreational walkers, runners and riders can look forward to 15km worth of cycling and pedestrian initiatives as part of the East West Link project.

Over 90 per cent of materials for East West Link sourced locally
30 Sep 2014
Steel manufacture

In a massive boost for the local economy, the East West Link project will see the vast majority of construction dollars on the multi-billion project spent locally.

Contract award for East West Link eastern section
30 Sep 2014
Eastern tunnel portal

Premier Denis Napthine has today unveiled the first stage of the East West Link project after signing contracts with winning consortium East West Connect late yesterday.

East West Connect's winning bid features outstanding benefits for the Victorian community including improved freeway design, striking urban architecture and a host of additional community benefits.

East West Connect announced as preferred bidder
09 Sep 2014

A consortium of leading tunnelling and infrastructure giants - East West Connect – was today announced as the preferred bidder for the eastern section of the East West Link project.

Peninsula Link Trail upgrade to commence
22 Aug 2014
Peninsula Link Trail upgrade

The Peninsula Link Trail will be upgraded to a three metre wide sealed path, with work to commence in late August.

Property update for East West Link
08 Aug 2014
Traffic on Alexandra Parade

Linking Melbourne Authority has today issued Notices of Intention to Acquire letters to people whose properties would be needed to build the project.

Statement from Linking Melbourne CEO Ken Mathers
30 Jun 2014
East West Link planning document folders

Linking Melbourne Authority today welcomed the Minister for Planning's approval of the eastern section of the East West Link, including the port connection.

Two bidders shortlisted to deliver East West Link
23 Jun 2014
Tender submissions delivered

Two consortia have been shortlisted to continue to the final stage of bidding to deliver the eastern section of the East West Link.