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Ports & freight

The department is working to ensure efficient movement of freight on Victoria's road, rail and port systems which is essential for the State's continued economic growth.

Port of Geelong Feasibility Study

Victoria's ports are critical transfer points in Victoria's transport network for freight, connecting Victoria to international markets

Marine pollution

The responsibility for ensuring adequate marine pollution preparedness in Victoria rests with the department.

Local ports

The department is responsible for managing the Government's responsibilities around Victoria's local ports.

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  • Victoria - The Freight State is a plan outlining a long-term strategy to improve freight efficiency, grow productivity and better connect Victorian business with their markets.
  • The Murray Basin Rail Project includes country rail freight upgrades and the transformational Mildura freight line standardisation.
  • Major port infrastructure developments announced as part of the Victorian Government's overall plan to ensure future port capacity can meet growing demand.