Delivering for Corio

Building Safer Roads

In such a large regional electorate, building safer roads is a key priority of the Morrison Government. Key road projects funded in whole or part by our Government include:

MAJOR ROADS

  • Duplication of Princes Highway between Winchelsea and Colac: $181.5m
  • Safety upgrade of Great Ocean Road: $50m
  • Upgrade Hamilton Highway between Geelong and Inverleigh: $5m
  • Safety upgrade of Apollo Bay to Forrest Rd: $5m

KEY LOCAL ROADS

  • Upgrade of Murradoc Rd St Leonards: $5m
  • New roundabout and safer intersection at entrance to Bannockburn: $3.2m
  • Upgrade of Cape Otway Rd/Lorne-Winchelsea Rd intersection: $6m
  • Grubb Road Ocean Grove: $5m

LOCAL ROADS AND BRIDGES

The Morrison Government is also upgrading local roads and bridges by providing the following vital funding:

  • Roads to Recovery Program: direct funding to local councils for local road upgrades
  • Bridges Renewal Program: upgraded bridges for Wye River, Moggs Creek and Teesdale
  • Road Safety Innovation Fund
  • Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program
  • Blackspot funding program: including for Cape Otway Rd Moriac, Blackgate Rd Torquay, Meredith Stieglitz Rd, Swan Bay Rd Mannerim, Forest Rd Anglesea
Media Releases

Funding awarded to reduce road fatalities on Victorian roads

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE WITH THE DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER MICHAEL MCCORMACK AND MINISTER FOR ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR ROAD SAFETY AND FREIGHT TRANSPORT The Australian Government is committed to reducing road fatalities, with Federation University in Ballarat granted a share of $2 million to be delivered over the next four years through

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Media Releases

$1.5 billion infrastructure stimulus to drive recovery in regional Victoria

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE WITH THE DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER & MINISTER FOR INFRASTRUCTURE, TRANSPORT AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT MICHAEL MCCORMACK AND THE MINISTER FOR POPULATION, CITIES AND URBAN INFRASTRUCTURE ALAN TUDGE A new $1.5 billion Australian Government infrastructure package will provide an immediate injection into the economy and bring jobs back online

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