Tag: port

Port of Melbourne privatisation probably to be rejected unless proposal amended

Posted December 08, 2015 18:35:00 A strategy to privatise the Port of Melbourne seems practically particular to be rejected by Parliament, unless the Victorian Government agrees to a raft of changes such as abandoning a controversial compensation clause. Essential points: Port of Melbourne privatisation bill unlikely to pass in existing type Committee recommends 15 changes…


PFL certainty essential for Fremantle Port sale, says asset sales head

Posted December 08, 2015 15:47:55 Certainty over the Perth Freight Hyperlink is essential to the sale of the Fremantle Port, the head of the West Australian Government’s asset sales plan says. The Government has committed to constructing Roe 8, the 1st stage of the controversial Perth Freight Link, but Premier Colin Barnett has put stage…


Activists descend on port ahead of nuclear waste ship’s arrival

By Emily Laurence and staff Posted December 05, 2015 11:12:23 Photo: Greenpeace activists track the BBC Shanghai. (Supplied: Greenpeace/Dominic Lorrimer) Related Story: Very first nuclear waste shipment returns to Australia nowadays Map: Port Kembla 2505 A major safety operation is underway at Port Kembla, on the New South Wales south coast, exactly where a shipment…


Darwin port a ‘strategic defence’ facility: report

By Nadia Daly Posted December 04, 2015 18:18:12 Darwin’s port, which has been leased to a Chinese business, has been described as a “strategic defence port” in the annual report of the body that runs the facility. The remarks in the 2015 Darwin Port Corporation (DPC) annual report contradict comments made by Prime Minister Malcolm…