Tag: Melbourne

Transport & Logistics

Light Rail Project In Jerusalem: Opportunities & Challenges

The popularity of light rail in Australia shows no sign of waning as we step into 2016. In NSW alone we have seen the recent extension to the Inner West line, works begin on the line from Circular Quay to Randwick, and plans released for Parramatta and Newcastle. Practically the first thing Malcolm Turnbull did upon becoming…

20 Jan 2016, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Huge boosts in sight for Melbourne’s rail infrastructure

As one of the largest cities in Australia and a key business and social hub, Melbourne relies on extensive and reliable transport infrastructure. Railway engineering professionals based in the area, then, will be keen to hear about the state government's latest project - a large-scale undertaking to boost Melbourne's existing rail network and ensure it…

17 Mar 2014, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Close-up: Stewart Hagan

Stewart Hagan has been involved in the industrial minerals industry for over 30  years. He  is the General Manager at mineral sands developer Oresome Australia. Stewart will deliver a presentation at the AJM Mineral Sands Conference, to be held on the 4th-5th March 2014 in Melbourne. He will give an update on the Cape York…

16 Dec 2013, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

VIC railway engineering receives $14m maintenance boost

A new $14.6 million freight rail maintenance depot in Victoria is set to give railway engineering in the state a boost. The Victorian coalition government revealed the rail freight wagon terminal and sidings will be a central part of the state's push towards strengthening the logistics sector and improving activity in Melbourne's western suburbs. The…

14 Nov 2013, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Close-Up: Paul Mitchell

Paul Mitchell has spent the last 13 years working on programs to improve fragility fracture care and prevention throughout the world. Paul has published extensively on implementation of Fracture Liaison Services and was an author of the 2012 IOF World Osteoporosis Day Report on the ‘Capture the Fracture’ Campaign. Prior to emigrating from the UK…

4 Oct 2013, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Assessing the funding paradox: how important is a AAA credit rating?

Overview of the Victorian Transport Infrastructure Summit Infrastructure creates a catch 22 within many private and public organisations; new assets are critical for the productivity of all businesses, but it is also expensive and time consuming to build. The Victorian Transport Infrastructure summit, held on the 10th & 11 of September in Melbourne, addressed many…

23 Sep 2013, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Close-Up: Natasha Lannin

Associate Professor Natasha Lannin is an experienced neurological occupational therapist and rehabilitation researcher, working in a clinical conjoint position with Alfred Health and La Trobe University, and holding an honorary clinical appointment at the Rehabilitation Studies Unit, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney. “In my research, I am particularly interested in understanding the experiences…

6 Sep 2013, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

The future of Victorian freight rail

Victoria has made clear its aims to position itself as Australia's freight and logistics capital, releasing a multi-billion dollar framework strategy for the state. Published earlier this month, The Freight State highlighted how the state government intends to generate between $19 billion and $23 billion each year, while creating thousands of jobs. Premier Denis Napthine…

30 Aug 2013, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Close-up: Adam Bandt – Federal Member for Melbourne

With so much debate on transport and infrastructure focussing on the needs of Melbourne, Informa is fortunate to be hosting the Federal Member for Melbourne and Australian Greens Deputy Leader, Adam Bandt at the Victorian Transport Infrastructure Summit. Adam’s portfolio of responsibilities ranges from education to workplace relations, however he is particularly passionate about creating…

22 Aug 2013, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Transport infrastructure: Focus on Victoria

It’s been an interesting few months for transport in Victoria with debate on both sides of politics unravelling different perspectives on the needs of Victorian residents. Federal transport Minister Anthony Albanese has committed funding for the Melbourne Metro rail link, while Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has committed funding for the controversial East West Link. Transport…

19 Jul 2013, by Informa Insights